2013 california summit



CDT 2013 China News Map

China Digital Times has put together a News Map for major China-related news events in 2013. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly. Catch up here on the major stories from the first half of the year: View CDT...

10 Questions for Jon Huntsman

As U.S and Chinese leaders began their two-day summit in California last Friday, Obama’s former ambassador to China Jon Huntsman spoke about U.S-China relations with John Harwood at The New York Times. Q. Grade President...

Snowden NSA Leaks Meet Muted Reaction in China

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is reported to have checked out of his Hong Kong hotel and disappeared on Monday, as American authorities prepared charges and an extradition request which may or may not prove successful. Amid...

Hopes for the 2013 California Summit

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping are meeting today for the first time since the latter became China’s president. Reports say that the meetings, taking place June 7-8 at the Sunnylands estate near Palm Springs, California, will...

CA Summit: Risk and Refuge in Informality

Presidents Xi and Obama will be retreating to the California desert today for their uncharacteristically casual first meeting as political counterparts. With this summit kicking off a week after the 60th anniversary of the...

Michelle Obama to Sit Out California Summit

With President Xi Jinping’s first bilateral U.S.-China summit set for this weekend, opinions are divided over First Lady Michelle Obama’s decision to stay home for her daughters’ final week of school. The...




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