As the U.S. government begins its second week on shutdown, Beijing has urged Washington to avoid a debt crisis and protect Chinese investments. Reuters reports: China, the U.S. government’s largest creditor, is...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 7, 2012
Controversy over last year’s Groupon Super Bowl ad, which drew accusations of exploiting the plight of Tibet, was echoed on Sunday by a campaign ad for Michigan’s Pete Hoekstra, a prospective candidate for the US...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 19, 2011
Vice President Biden met with President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao today in Beijing, and sought to reassure the Chinese government and people that their investment in the American economy was secure, the Washington Post...
by zhou shuren | Aug 6, 2011
China expressed the need for Washington to solve its long-term debt problem. This harshly worded commentary came just hours after the rating agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded America’s long-term debt. From New...
by zhou shuren | Aug 3, 2011
With the Chinese yuan rising 0.41 percent versus the dollar in the last two weeks, China’s five-year notes and comparable U.S. Treasury issues was at a record high yesterday. The growing strength of the yuan was boosted...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China