european debt crisis

China Focus Comes at a Cost for Germany

Following chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Beijing last week, Judy Dempsey warns at The New York Times that Germany’s booming trade with China may be a double-edged sword: As the crisis drags down most European...

China “Ready to Work” with New French President

China’s Foreign Ministry has said it is “ready to work” with France’s new Socialist president, François Hollande, but Beijing is viewing his election with some wariness. From AFP: Foreign ministry...

Wen Says China is Ready for Deeper Involvement with EU

 After holding talks with European Union leaders in Beijing, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has announced that China is ready to increase its involvement with resolving the European debt crisis. EU leaders had originally approached...

Chinese Manufacturing Feels Brunt of Global Slowdown

Amid the manufacturing slowdown and decrease in demand for Chinese goods abroad, factories in Guangdong have experienced a recent wave of labor strikes. The strikes recall the labor unrest last year which was primarily due to...



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