China Concerned over Situation in DR Congo

From Xinhua: At a special session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Friday, a senior Chinese diplomat commented that China is very concerned over the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. “Judging...

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Brazil, Russia Want Summit with India, China

On Wednesday, the presidents of Brazil and Russia agreed on a 2009 conference that will be held in Russia and will involve Russia, Brazil, India, and China. It is unknown whether or not China and India have agreed to...

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China president in Greece for $1 billion port deal

From the Associated Press: Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Greece on Monday for a three-day meeting coinciding with a $1 billion port deal. The deal gives Chinese company Cosco Pacific Ltd. a 35-year concession to manage...

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China, Costa Rica to Launch Trade Talks

From the Associated Press: During President Hu Jintao’s first visit to a Central American country, it was announced that trade talks between China and Costa Rica will commence in January, with a deal hoped for in 2010.  In...

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China Sacks MPs for Graft

From the Straits Times: On Tuesday, three legislators were removed from their posts for corruption. Zhu Zhigang, former vice finance minister and director of the budget work committee of the Standing Committee of the National...

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