This Week in China
AFP/Getty Images Politics U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is in China this week to talk about energy and currency valuation, but he has also conveyed U.S. concern over China’s treatment of protesters in Tibet. Today, he met with President Hu Jintao to discuss promoting economic ties. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for concrete ...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is in
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for concrete action from
An “uneasy calm” returned to some parts of China affected by recent protests, according to Reuters. But more protests took place Saturday in Lhasa, the Tibetan capital, overlapping a Chinese government-sponsored trip to Tibet for foreign diplomats. On Thursday, 30 monks burst into a briefing to denounce China during a press briefing for foreign journalists.
British-based bank HSBC launched private banking services in
Speculation persists about the launch of 3G cell phone technology in
In a recall role reversal,
Citigroup Global Research analysts Joe Lo and Patricia Pong forecast that Hong Kong could lose its “middleman” status if
The Carnegie Endowment’s visiting fellow Joshua Kurlantzick talks about why recent events in Tibet should not come as such a surprise.
Carnegie’s China expert Minxin Pei explains why Ma Ying-jeou’s election in Taiwan is an opportunity for China to show goodwill toward the island.
Theresa Hitchens of the Center for Defense Information says the recent U.S. satellite shootdown will be interpreted as a “deliberate ‘signal’ to Beijing” in “Was the Satellite ‘Shoot Down’ Worth It?” (March/April 2008 Defense Monitor).
Xinhua suggests French President Nicolas Sarkozy get a scalp lift to make him appear taller than his new ex-model wife Carla Bruni. Evidently the surgery is all the rage for “soldiers, police officers, air hostesses, models, and firefighters.”
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