Author: Mengyu Dong

Mengyu Dong grew up in Beijing, where she developed a keen interest in roller-blading, ink painting, and Chinese politics. She now primarily focuses on media coverage of political and social issues in China. Her first personal anthology, A Cello without Strings, published in 2011, includes her commentaries on Chinese politics, literature and history. Mengyu is currently studying political science at University of California, Berkeley.
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Clinton to Visit Amid South China Sea Dispute

The Associated Press reports that U.S. Secretary  of State Hillary Clinton is to visit China next week, amid an ongoing territorial dispute over parts of the South China Sea: The Chinese Foreign Ministry says Clinton will be in China Sept. 4-5. The United States said two weeks ago that China should not use bilateral talks to attempt to “divide and conquer” nations with competing

August 29, 2012 2:55 PM

China’s Lobbying Game Tested by US, Canada

The world’s second largest economy is shunning confrontational tactics in business dealings with the U.S. and Canada in favor of a newly adopted lobbying strategy, which is being tested by its North American partners. From Paul Eckert, Rachelle Younglai and David Ljunggren at Reuters: Instead of issuing tirades, the Chinese hire top-notch lobbying firms whose ranks are filled

August 28, 2012 11:49 PM

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