Annette Lu: US-China Joint Statement a Serious Warning to Taiwan

Taiwan’s former Vice President Annette Lu said that the joint statement issued by US and China leaders after the summit is a serious warning to Taiwan, but Taiwan’s government insists that it is now the best time for trilateral relations between the United States, China, and Taiwan over the past sixty years. Lu pointed out […]

Bo Xilai and His Red Revolution in Chongqing

Implying “revolution”, Red has always been used as political color. In Taiwan, the DPP took green, the Kuomintang played with blue, leaving only red color for Shih Ming-teh to name his followers “Red Shirt Army”. The red color matched their “revolution” indeed, it is no wonder that some people doubted whether the “Red shirts” was […]

Dalai Lama Welcomes US Appeal to China on Tibet

The Dalai Lama has welcomed a call by U.S. President Barack Obama for the resumption of talks between Tibetan and Chinese envoys. Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader made the comments Tuesday to the Italian news agency ANSA, on a trip to northern Italy. Hours earlier, Mr. Obama held talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing, […]

President Obama Meets With Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

U.S. President Barack Obama says he wants a relationship with China that goes beyond economic issues, to encompass other matters of global concern. Mr. Obama spoke in Beijing as he sat down for talks with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. This was the last big meeting for the president in China. As cameras recorded the start […]

China through the Lens of the White House Photographer

(by Arun Chaudhary) When dealing with official state visits, things come in pairs. The leaders hold joint press conferences. The limousines in the motorcades fly the flags of both nations on the hood. The staff sit in equal numbers at the table, each opposite his or her equivalent in the other country’s delegation. Even the […]

Obama Meets with Chinese Premier Before Departing China

U.S. President Barack Obama is meeting with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday for a final discussion before leaving China for South Korea. The president and Mr. Wen are holding a bilateral meeting and attending a working lunch together. Mr. Obama will then tour part of the Great Wall of China before flying to Seoul, the […]

China International Television (CITV) Plans to Broadcast

Xinhua News Agency planed to launch “China International Television” (CITV) in November 7th on its 78 anniversary, but then postponed to 18th. It’s reported that this satellite TV channel will mainly focus on Chinese and international news, the first step is to launch Chinese programme, followed by plans to launch English news in January of […]

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng is in Critical Condition

Report says 81-year-old former Chinese Premier Li Peng is seriously ill, the CPC Central Committee General Office has prepared to deal with his funeral. The death of Li Peng will remove one of major obstacles in handling the after-effects of Tiananmen Square protests happened in 1989. Li Peng has always been the toughest senior statesman […]

US-China Summit Ends With Vows of Cooperation

A Sino-American summit in Beijing has produced no breakthroughs, but vows of cooperation from the leaders of the two countries. U.S. President Barack Obama spent several hours Tuesday in closed-door talks with his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao. The two met after a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People, where a Chinese military […]

Obama Bows to Japanese Emperor

Time has changed, over 60 years ago general Macarthur used to be the Overlord of Japan after second world war, but now Obama showed his respect to Japanese emperor in an unusual way — he bows to Japanese emperor. The photos tell everything. Douglas Macarthur is pictured with Emperor Hirohito. Macarthur “treated Emperor Hirohito respectfully […]