Bill Clinton

Why Does Santa Play a Saxophone?

Mark Fisher from the Washington Post reported on eight fascinating facts on Christmas in China, which included a ‘war on Christmas’ and Santa’s sisters. Fisher also reports on why Santa Claus in China is always...

China Bashing on the Campaign Trail

With former ambassador Jon Huntsman berating his fellow Republicans this week for their “anti-China pandering”, Businessweek’s Joshua Green examines a long history of presidential candidates talking tough on...

Bill Clinton, China Linked Via His Foundation

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has recently had harsh words for China on the campaign trail, calling on Bush to boycott the Olympics opening ceremony, and vowing to crack down on unfair trade practices. But her...

Clinton: China Must Tolerate More Dissent – Audra Ang

From AP, via the Washington Post: China will have to tolerate more dissent as its economy grows and opens up to the rest of the world, former President Clinton said Sunday. Clinton, who is on a four-day visit to China, also said he would have raised the case of a Chinese journalist imprisoned for allegedly […]

Bill Clinton keynote speaker at China Internet Summit – Judi McLeod

From Canada Free Press: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at September’s 2005 China Internet Summit, organized by China’s leading e-commerce company, Clinton’s address in Hangzhou, China follows closely on the heels of a final report issued by the United Nations Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) suggesting that the […]

Clinton Foundation helps curbing AIDS in Yunnan

From China Daily: The US-based Clinton Foundation will help Yunnan Province in its battle against HIV/AIDS during the next three years. The foundation will focus its resources on anti-retroviral drug treatment and upgrading an AIDS laboratory. Representatives of the Clinton Foundation and Yunnan health department officials discussed details of cooperation in AIDS prevention and treatment […]

Chris Hogg: Clinton Taiwan trip upsets China

From BBC NEWS: Mr Clinton will give a speech about democracy and is expected to meet Taiwan’s President, Chen Shui-bian. China fears Mr Chen wants to push towards independence for Taiwan – a move it would regard as an act of war.

Clinton to Meet Taiwan President During Visit

From Reuters, via The Washington Post: Former U.S. president Bill Clinton will meet Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian on Sunday during a whirlwind visit to the island that China regards as a renegade province, but China was restrained in its reaction. China believes Taiwan must be reunited by force if necessary and objects to any participation […]

Clinton Hails China’s AIDS Progress, Offers Help

From Reuters, via Yahoo! News: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (news – web sites) said Wednesday China has made progress in fighting AIDS (news – web sites) since he last visited in 2003 and his foundation would give drugs and help train doctors battling the disease. Experts have criticized China for being slow to recognize […]

Bootlegging Clinton in China

This interesting article is from New York Times today: Who knew that back in Bill Clinton’s early days in Arkansas, the future president and his Uncle Buddy sat around and chewed the fat, ham fat to be precise, and talked about how China was one of the world’s most ancient cultures and had produced Four […]

China ‘censors’ Hillary’s memoirs

Some portion of the Chinese version of Hillary Cliton’s new book was edited or altered because they reference sensitive issues related to China. Hillary was said to be furious at the changes. Source at

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