Scheduled to attend the closing ceremonies of the Olympics in China, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice issued an advance statement that Chinese officials should not abuse their police authority during the Games. From...
by Sean Escoffery | Jul 1, 2008
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met with Chinese President Hu Jintao yesterday in Beijing. From China’s Xinhua News Agency: President Hu Jintao told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday that...
by Liu Yong | Jun 29, 2008
From AFP: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Beijing on Sunday for talks expected to focus on pushing forward six party talks on North Korea’s nuclear programme. Rice arrived to Beijing after earlier Sunday...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 21, 2008
From state.gov: SECRETARY RICE: Well, I thought we would just start right in. We don’t have that much time and I’m sure people have plenty of questions, so rather than my going on, why don’t we just start right...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 19, 2008
From Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will travel this month to Chengdu, China, the capital of Sichuan province that was struck by a massive earthquake in May, the State Department said on Thursday. Rice will...
by Wu Nan | Mar 2, 2008
Neither Condoleezza Rice nor Christopher Hill’s recent visits in Beijing brought progress on the North Korea nuclear issue. From Reuters: The top U.S. negotiator on North Korea was to leave China on Sunday without meeting...
by Wu Nan | Feb 28, 2008
Condoleezza Rice lobbied Chinese officials for Hu Jia’s release during her recent visit to Beijing, while human rights organizations testified before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. From the Washington...
by Morgan Figuers | Jul 6, 2007
While the Bush Administration declined to label China as a “currency manipulator” in June, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice commented on CNBC that China could act more fairly on currency issues. From Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Friday that China “doesn’t play fair” on trade and currency matters. U.S. officials have […]
by Sophie Beach | Oct 15, 2006
A lot of coverage today of the U.S. efforts to get China on board the sanctions against North Korea. From the New York Times: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asserted today that China would help enforce a United Nations Security Council resolution that imposed sanctions on North Korea, including a provision to interdict goods to […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 17, 2006
From The Age (link): Alexander Downer is in for a tough day. He sits down this morning for the first ministerial-level tripartite talks with the US and Japan. Top of the agenda is the complex and vital issue of the rise of China. And Downer will be in a minority of one against our major […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 13, 2006
From the International Herald Tribune (link): But alongside what often seems like a one-note U.S. agenda of fighting terrorism, Indonesia and Australia, the next stop on Rice’s journey, have another overriding interest. It can be summed up in one word: China. For Indonesia and Australia, proximity to China is all. For them, China is not […]
by Sophie Beach | Jul 10, 2005
From the Washington Post: Three members of the Bush cabinet will be in Beijing for trade talks tomorrow, one day after a visit there today by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Some of the issues that come up will be genuinely difficult: for example, how to reconcile the U.S. interest in protecting the intellectual property […]
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 16, 2005
From Guardian Unlimited: Condoleezza Rice’s recent visit to east Asia concluded in Beijing, where she made clear her opposition to the new anti-secession law and her view that Japan should be a permanent member of the UN security council. With Sino-Japanese relations deteriorating and unification of Taiwan with China regarded as non-negotiable by the Chinese, […]
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 1, 2005
From Economist.com: A relationship reconsidered, but the problems of North Korea and Taiwan still rankle “China”, wrote Condoleezza Rice when George Bush was first running for the American presidency, “resents the role of the United States in the Asia-Pacific region“. During a visit to China as part of an Asian tour in her new role […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 25, 2005
From the Boston Globe: SECRETARY OF State Condoleezza Rice’s six-country, eight-day tour of Asia was a welcome foray into direct diplomacy. In India and Pakistan, Rice soundly encouraged peaceful relations between the two nuclear powers. However, when it came to the nettlesome issues of North Korea’s nuclear weapons capability and the future of US relations […]
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