The first face-to-face dialogues between the United States and China during Joe Biden’s presidency commenced with rancorous opening remarks delivered in front of the international press in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday. The...
by Scott Greene | Mar 11, 2013
After foreign minister Yang Jiechi brushed off Chinese government involvement in recent hacking attacks as nothing but an international smear campaign last weekend, U.S. national security adviser Tom Donilon demanded today that...
by Scott Greene | Mar 10, 2013
China will shake up its diplomatic leadership this week, according to The Wall Street Journal, elevating foreign minister Yang Jiechi to a senior post overseeing the country’s broader foreign policy strategy: Mr. Yang is...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 29, 2012
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has commented on the tense stand-off between China and Japan over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands. Murakami wrote in the Asahi Shimbun that (from AFP): “When a territorial issue ceases to be a...
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 Paulina Hartono | Aug 24, 2010
Hong Kong tourists in the Philippines were taken hostage by an ex-officer. Eight were left dead. From the Associated Press: China warned travelers over travel to the Philippines and demanded answers Tuesday over how eight Hong...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods