At the State Dinner at the White House with President Hu Jintao, Chinese pianist Lang Lang performed a song titled “My Motherland,” which is a patriotic song from a movie about the Korean War which contains the...
Hu U.S. visit 2011
At least one major concrete business deal has come out of the Hu-Obama summit so far, as Boeing secured a $19 billion order from China: The orders were already in the Boeing /quotes/comstock/13*!ba/quotes/nls/ba (BA 71.46,...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 19, 2011
The Washington Post reports on the state visit to Washington by President Hu Jintao: While both presidents exchanged warm words at Obama’s welcoming ceremony, from the outset their different visions were clear. Obama used...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 18, 2011
The Obama administration is preparing for President Hu Jintao’s state visit this week by laying out its policies on a number of thorny issues and readying not one but two dinners between the two presidents. According to a...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 17, 2011
In an effort to win the hearts of the American people ahead of President Hu Jintao’s visit to Washington, the Chinese government is broadcasting promotional ads in Times Square and on TV starring Chinese celebrities. From...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 15, 2011
NPR looks at the changing dynamics of the U.S.-China relationship ahead of President Hu’s visit to Washington: On the other side of the Pacific, a rising China is becoming more assertive in world affairs in ways that the...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 13, 2011
In advance of President Hu Jintao’s trip to Washington later this month, President Obama met today at the White House with several human rights advocates about the situation in China. From the Washington Post: On Thursday,...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 5, 2011
With President Hu Jintao scheduled to visit Washington later this month, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi held a meeting in Washington to discuss thorny issues in the the...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 22, 2010
President Hu Jintao will be feted with a White House State Dinner on January 19. AFP reports: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will offer the full pageantry of a state dinner for Hu at the White House, as the...
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