Tony Blair

Can North Korea Learn From Coca-Cola? (China Did)

Evan Osnos suggests that North Korea’s blustery Soviet-style propaganda has grown hopelessly outdated, and may even end up forcing its hand. Pyongyang should modernize its rhetoric, he argues, as China has. From The New...

New Leftist Targeted in Shoe-Throwing Protest

A student at Hainan University hurled a shoe at prominent neo-Maoist Sima Nan after a lecture on Sunday, earning cheers from others in the audience. Global Voices’ Oiwan Lam translated the thrower’s introductory...

China’s New Cultural Revolution

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair writes in the Wall Street Journal about China’s great strides in recent history: A few weeks ago, when I was in Guizhou province outside Guiyang city, standing in a small village to...

Viewpoint: Why China Could Turn Green

Time Magazine reports on a new intiative by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and martial arts star Jet Li to introduce solar power to villages across China: When former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and philanthropic...

British Leader Signs Trade Deals, Discusses Human Rights With China – Luis Ramirez

From the Voice of America: British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he is optimistic that China will eventually match its economic development with democracy and more respect for human rights. The U.K. leader held talks in Beijing with Chinese officials on Tuesday. Mr. Blair joined Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao for the signing of several […]

Bosses on Blair trip slam China textile ban – David Smith

From The Sunday Times: Business leaders who will travel with Tony Blair today to China and India are demanding that the European Union immediately lift its blockade on Chinese textile imports. The 40 company bosses are also attempting to spearhead a drive to increase Britain’s exports to China and India. Currently only 1% of UK […]



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