U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit China to strengthen bilateral ties as part of a trip of ten days starting August 16 and will also lead to Japan and Mongolia, announced Thursday the White House. During his visit to China, responding to an invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and will be followed […]
American singer will.i.am, frontman of hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas, will soon hold a concert in Beijing. This concert is part of events with American diplomacy to develop cultural exchanges between the U.S. and China. The singer, winner of several Grammy awards, met Friday with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said the State Department. The […]
China asked the U.S. to stop flying American reconnaissance aircraft near its coast that seriously affect the trust between the two countries. According to Taiwan media, in late June two Chinese fighter jets attempted to expel U.S. reconnaissance aircraft U2, which were in intelligence mission in the Taiwan Strait. China’s Ministry of Defense estimates that […]
The head of American diplomacy, Hillary Clinton, Monday had been in mainland China for four hours to discuss including the North Korean nuclear issue and rising tensions between China and asian neighbors in the South China Sea. Hillary Clinton, arriving from Hong Kong by road, met in Shenzhen State Councilor Dai Bingguo, the top foreign […]
A meeting at the wrong time. While Barack Obama tries to find a solution to the issue of debt ceiling, currently set at 14,300 billion, last Saturday he welcomed the Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader and sworn enemy of the Chinese government. The President of the United States had already met Tenzin Gyatso in February […]
Robert Wang, deputy chief of mission at the US embassy in Beijing, was “urgently summoned” by the Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cui to receive protests from Beijing on Saturday after the interview between Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama at the White House. “China expresses its strong indignation and resolute opposition. Tibet is […]
President Barack Obama will receive the Dalai Lama Saturday, the White House announced on the eve of this new meeting with the Tibetan spiritual leader who is likely to upset China. “I can confirm that they will meet tomorrow,” said a White House official who requested anonymity. “We are firmly opposed to any separation activity […]
China is calling on the United States to protect the interests of its investors as its politicians engage in a policy battle that has brought it to the brink of default. At a foreign ministry briefing Thursday, spokesman Hong Lei said China hopes the U.S. government will adopt “responsible policies and measures to guarantee the […]
Jon Huntsman, a former U.S. ambassador to China, announced Tuesday his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the U.S. presidential election in November 2012, declaring that he would halt any decline of American power.
President Barack Obama will roll out the red carpet Tuesday for Chancellor Angela Merkel and exalt the links between Washington and Berlin, despite the differences that have emerged recently on the conflict in Libya and economic issues.