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U.S. China News 2011.11.05

Sat, November 5, 2011

 

China’s huge leap forward into space threatens US ascendancy over heavens
Telegraph.co.uk
Some believe the US and China should start collaborating instead. On the same day that Tiangong 1 docked with Shenzhou 8, Nasa’s chief Charlie Bolden raised the prospect of future cooperation with China when he appeared before a House of
See all stories on this topic »

Abbott of US wins gold after spill at Cup of China
The Associated Press
SHANGHAI (AP) — Jeremy Abbott of the United States rallied from a fall on his opening jump to edge Nobunari Oda of Japan for the title at the Cup of China on Saturday. Carolina Kostner of Italy wobbled on a couple of landings, but held on to beat
See all stories on this topic »

U.S. accuses China and Russia of internet spying
eTaiwan News
US intelligence agencies, in an unusually blunt public criticism of China and Russia, reported to Congress on Thursday that those two foreign governments steal valuable US technology over the Internet as a matter of national policy.
See all stories on this topic »

India, China and US should together resolve global problems
Economic Times
WASHINGTON: As the 21st century advances there are fewer global problems that would be resolved without the constructive cooperation and consensus among the US, China and India, a top Obama Administration official has said. “Let me explicitly state
See all stories on this topic »

US asks China to resolve grievances of Tibetans
Economic Times
WASHINGTON: With a number of self-immolation bids by Tibetans highlighting ethnic tensions in China, the US has asked Beijing to address its “counterproductive policies” in Tibet and respect human rights to resolve the grievances of Tibetans.
See all stories on this topic »

US flying car maker eyes India, Brazil, China
Oman Daily Observer
PANAJI — A company from the United States that is developing a flying car is eyeing the booming economies of India, Brazil and China as future markets, its co-founder said yesterday. About 100 people have already placed orders for the “combined
See all stories on this topic »

Don’t count on China to rescue Europe: ex-lawmaker
Reuters
Although China has a war chest of $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, the world’s largest, the amount of free cash it could invest in Europe could be limited, Cheng said. For example, China cannot easily dump its holdings of US Treasuries of
See all stories on this topic »

ChinaU.S. school administrator exchange postponed
Green Bay Press Gazette
An exchange program that would have brought eight Chinese school administrators to Wisconsin to job-shadow eight Wisconsin administrators has been postponed until further notice. The USChina Administrator Shadowing Project was announced over the
See all stories on this topic »

China rising, US declining? Don’t panic yet.
Newsworks.org (blog)
By Jan C. Ting The Group of 20 meeting of national leaders in Cannes, France, this week, in the midst of the Greek and European debt crisis, provides a stark contrast between the rising influence of China and the declining influence of the US President
See all stories on this topic »

US eyes export opportunities at talks with China
China Daily
“Our goals are to help open markets to US exports” in a bid to spur economic growth and meet the goal of doubling US exports by the end of 2014, Secretary of Commerce John Bryson said in a statement outlining US objectives at the upcoming 22nd ChinaUS
See all stories on this topic »

From ‘Made in China‘ to ‘Bought in China
The Boston Globe
By J. Gabriel Boylan We read the phrase all the time, even if we’ve long since relegated it to the part of our brains that processes parental warning stickers or emergency-landing procedures: MADE IN CHINA. China, for most of us in the West,
See all stories on this topic »

Locke Returns To Ancestral Village In China
NPR
by Louisa Lim US Ambassador to Beijing Gary Locke (far left) meets Communist Party Secretary for Guangdong province Wang Yang (far right) on Nov. 4. Locke, the first ChineseAmerican ambassador from the US to Beijing, is earning fans in China with his
See all stories on this topic »

America Waking to Light of Chinese Sun?
Reason Online (blog)
The Commerce investigation will only cover the effects of Chinese products on US manufacturers. It will not address the effects of subsidies for American manufacturers by American taxpayers, nor will it examine the benefits inexpensive imports provide
See all stories on this topic »

ASPO-USA Conference Report: Friday Notes
World Of WallStreet
US per capital oil consume is 23bbl/per person/per year. China’s is 2. The big Peak Oil question today is: How does the US come out of recession when oil prices hover at recession inducing levels. An overlooked point regarding Energy Return On Energy
See all stories on this topic »

Biggest spike ever in global warming gases: US
AFP
Large jumps in carbon emissions from burning coal and gas were visible in China, the United States and India, the world’s top three polluters, according to the data which was posted online this week by the Oak Ridge Lab. Significant spikes were also
See all stories on this topic »

China, USA to face off in Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final
Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: China’s top-seeded duo Chen Xue and Xi Zhang will take on the second-seeded team of Jennifer Kessy and April Ross from the United States in the gold medal final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour Phuket Thailand Open at Karon Beach
See all stories on this topic »

EXCLUSIVE – Arms deliveries to Taiwan lag: US draft study
Reuters India
China describes US arms sales to Taiwan as grave interference in its internal affairs. Beijing suspended military-to-military ties with the United States in 2010 in retaliation for Obama’s notification of five major arms sales to Taiwan with a total
See all stories on this topic »

US appeals to China for food safety assistance
FoodQualityNews.com
Food safety authorities in the US have appealed to their Chinese counterparts for help to “move forward” and create a global approach to food safety. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deputy commissioner for food Michael R. Taylor, who was speaking
See all stories on this topic »

US Congressman Trying to Visit Chinese Lawyer Chen Guangcheng
NTDTV
US Congressman Chris Smith announced on Wednesday that he plans to visit the blind Chinese rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng. Chen, who raised awareness about the Chinese regime’s policy of forced abortions in his hometown, is under house arrest.
See all stories on this topic »

Amid Tough Talk, Chinese Imports Maintain Stability (For Now) – Good News For
Vending Times
1, Premier Wen Jiabao met with a group of high-ranking US businessmen to exchange views on evolving ChinaUS trade relations. During the meeting, Jiabao emphasized cooperation and promised that China will continue to seek an effective way to solve the
See all stories on this topic »

Schumer targets arsenic in Chinese apple concentrate
The Daily News Online
US Sen. Charles Schumer, D-Brooklyn, meets with Jeff Partyka on Friday during a stop at Partyka Farms to discuss Chinese juice concentrate. KENDALL — US Sen. Charles Schumer sees apple juice concentrate from China as a threat to consumers’ health,
See all stories on this topic »

China ‘has Australia space tracking station’
AFP
HONG KONG — China has acquired a space tracking station in Australia, its first such facility in a close US ally, a news report said on Saturday. The station in remote Dongara, about 350 kilometres (217 miles) north of Perth in western Australia,
See all stories on this topic »

Across America NOV 4TH.mov
China Daily USA YouTube Channel
US-China Innovation and Cooperation conference kicked off Gate speaks exclusively with China Daily on innovation in China The 7th Chinese American Film Festival Held in California.
See all stories on this topic »

Currency’s value rise considered ‘reasonable’
China Daily
Chen told reporters on Thursday that the yuan has risen by about 30 percent against the US dollar since 2005, and China’s trade surpluses are declining when compared with the value of its gross domestic product. In September, selling pressure appeared
See all stories on this topic »

China continues rapid growth as U.S. export market
Southeast Farm Press
“I hadn’t realized, and I’m guessing many growers haven’t realized that in 2010 China became our No. 1 export market,” reported Rick Tolman, chief executive officer for the National Corn Growers Association. Tolman, who traveled to China with US Grains
See all stories on this topic »

US to launch first Chinese-English luxury magazine
China.org.cn
A US publisher announced Friday that it will launch YUE, a first Chinese-English bilingual luxury magazine catering to Chinese visitors, on November 12 in New York City. The Observer Media Group, along with China Happenings, a consulting company
See all stories on this topic »

Obama’s Science Advisor Accused of Breaking US Law, Says ‘So What?’
Forbes
After the prohibition had been enactment, the OSTP participated in a series of meetings with Chinese officials as part of the USChina Dialogue on Innovation Policy and the USChina Strategic and Economic Dialogue held in Washington,
See all stories on this topic »

China’s vanishing factory bosses
Globe and Mail
“It was very similar to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in the US, it spread so quickly,” said Mr. Huang, who is more than $2-million in hock himself. As a result, while Chinese President Hu Jintao was being wooed in Europe this week to contribute to a
See all stories on this topic »

GM says may block Saab sale to Chinese companies
AFP
NEW YORK — US automaker General Motors said Saturday that it may block the sale of Saab to two Chinese companies aiming to buy the insolvent Swedish carmaker and provide it with substantial long term funding. “We have many unanswered questions about
See all stories on this topic »

West continues to help China win new friends in Africa
Daily Nation
By MUKHISA KITUYI This past week, the US Senate Foreign Relations African Affairs subcommittee held a session on China’s role in Africa and its implications for US policy. The committee chairman, Senator Chris Coons, set the tempo of the meeting with
See all stories on this topic »

There are 7 billion of us; maybe it’s time to talk
Montreal Gazette
I’ve been to China and India, where I saw lots of people – but 7 billion? No way. Where are you all hiding? Experts say that’s because we humans don’t actually take up much room – standing shoulder to shoulder we could all squeeze into the city of Los
See all stories on this topic »

Developing countries want G20 to refocus on world
Boston.com
First row from the left are: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Russian President Dmtry Medvedev, Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner, China’s President Hu Jintao, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, US
See all stories on this topic »

China Passes US in Ranking of Economic Prosperity
Proformative
Overall, the US took the No. 10 spot, with top rankings in health, entrepreneurship and opportunity. However, it fell behind China for the first time in the Economy sub-category, which measures macroeconomic policies, economic satisfaction,
See all stories on this topic »

Will China remain hungry?
ABC Online
But Australia’s trade with an ever more powerful country to the north has put us in a different economic position than just about any other Western economy. China sailed through the last global financial crisis virtually unscathed, with Australia
See all stories on this topic »

China’s Yanfeng USA pursues global auto supply strategy
Plastics News
3, 4 pm ET) — North American auto suppliers know that if they want to win major business on future global car platforms, they must have a global manufacturing footprint. That same message is true for a growing Chinese auto supply base also eager to
See all stories on this topic »

Emerging markets pad fall in Chinese export orders
China Daily
Orders signed by European buyers at the fair, also known as the Canton Fair, declined 19 percent, while those signed by US buyers were down 24 percent, Liu said. “They came, but were not ready to buy Chinese products amid uncertain global economic
See all stories on this topic »

Taiwan can be model for Iraq, Afghanistan rebuilding: U.S. expert
eTaiwan News
Drawing on the arts, economics, politics and international relations, Rigger explores Taiwan’s importance to China, the United States and the world. Considering where Taiwan may be headed in its wary standoff with China, she traces how the focus of
See all stories on this topic »

A subtle way to denigrate Pakistan
Pakistan Observer
Anyhow, such analyses and conjectures are meant to suggest to India and America that they should preempt such moves. In May 2009, in the wake of the US maneuvers in the Chinese sea and enhancing the US troops in Afghanistan, China had taken exception
See all stories on this topic »

New Jersey Congressman Pushes Bill to Target Human Rights Offenders in China
ABC News
The story of Ji and others who say they sufferered from abuses were shared at three separate congressional hearings this week about human rights in China, including one hearing regarding a new bill to prohibit entrance to the US of human rights
See all stories on this topic »

China Wants Its Hands All Over Your Internet
ZDNet (blog)
By Violet Blue | November 4, 2011, 2:35pm PDT Summary: China faces US cyberspying accusations after proposing a “Code of Conduct” to the UN and renewing its internal internet censorship. New revelations about industrial cyberspying and internal
See all stories on this topic »

Chinese cities fret as land sales fall
Reuters
“Without income from land sales, where can we get enough money to build roads, schools, hospitals and other projects that Beijing ordered us to do?” asked a man surnamed Wang who works at Changsha’s land auction center. Lacking other steady sources of
See all stories on this topic »

Fired Up over China’s Limits on Fun TV
linktv
(LinkAsia: November 4, 2011) China is restricting the amount of entertainment television that can air each week. Charlie Custer tells us Chinese netizens are not amused. Contributor: Charlie Custer.
See all stories on this topic »

Why the US Should Drop the Embargo and Prop Up Cuban Homeowners
TIME (blog)
But either way, the embargo hardliners in the US can’t just keep screaming that money that goes into Cuba simply props up the Castro regime and its human-rights abuses. Like it or not, we’re beyond that – just as we’ve been beyond it in communist China
See all stories on this topic »

Johnson & Johnson says baby shampoo safe
China Daily
The non-profit US health group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics said earlier this week that Johnson & Johnson’s signature baby shampoo sold in several countries, including China and the United States, contains two harmful chemicals: dioxane and
See all stories on this topic »

Unemployment rate falls but US economy remains sluggish
Los Angeles Times
The US trade deficit with China hit a record high in August at $29 billion. “Now that we seem to be in the phase of globalization where there is growing concern about persistently high levels of unemployment, there is now a reassessment about whether
See all stories on this topic »

Huntsman, in Rock Hill, scorns hyper-partisanism
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
The latest Rasmussen poll of 770 likely SC Republican primary voters confirms that role for the former Utah governor and US ambassador to China, who pulled 1 percent. Andy Burriss – aburriss@heraldonline.com – Presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman talks
See all stories on this topic »

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China’s huge leap forward into space threatens US ascendancy over heavens
Telegraph.co.uk
Some believe the US and China should start collaborating instead. On the same day that Tiangong 1 docked with Shenzhou 8, Nasa’s chief Charlie Bolden raised the prospect of future cooperation with China when he appeared before a House of
See all stories on this topic »

Abbott of US wins gold after spill at Cup of China
The Associated Press
SHANGHAI (AP) — Jeremy Abbott of the United States rallied from a fall on his opening jump to edge Nobunari Oda of Japan for the title at the Cup of China on Saturday. Carolina Kostner of Italy wobbled on a couple of landings, but held on to beat
See all stories on this topic »

U.S. accuses China and Russia of internet spying
eTaiwan News
US intelligence agencies, in an unusually blunt public criticism of China and Russia, reported to Congress on Thursday that those two foreign governments steal valuable US technology over the Internet as a matter of national policy.
See all stories on this topic »

India, China and US should together resolve global problems
Economic Times
WASHINGTON: As the 21st century advances there are fewer global problems that would be resolved without the constructive cooperation and consensus among the US, China and India, a top Obama Administration official has said. “Let me explicitly state
See all stories on this topic »

US asks China to resolve grievances of Tibetans
Economic Times
WASHINGTON: With a number of self-immolation bids by Tibetans highlighting ethnic tensions in China, the US has asked Beijing to address its “counterproductive policies” in Tibet and respect human rights to resolve the grievances of Tibetans.
See all stories on this topic »

US flying car maker eyes India, Brazil, China
Oman Daily Observer
PANAJI — A company from the United States that is developing a flying car is eyeing the booming economies of India, Brazil and China as future markets, its co-founder said yesterday. About 100 people have already placed orders for the “combined
See all stories on this topic »

Don’t count on China to rescue Europe: ex-lawmaker
Reuters
Although China has a war chest of $3.2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, the world’s largest, the amount of free cash it could invest in Europe could be limited, Cheng said. For example, China cannot easily dump its holdings of US Treasuries of
See all stories on this topic »

ChinaU.S. school administrator exchange postponed
Green Bay Press Gazette
An exchange program that would have brought eight Chinese school administrators to Wisconsin to job-shadow eight Wisconsin administrators has been postponed until further notice. The USChina Administrator Shadowing Project was announced over the
See all stories on this topic »

China rising, US declining? Don’t panic yet.
Newsworks.org (blog)
By Jan C. Ting The Group of 20 meeting of national leaders in Cannes, France, this week, in the midst of the Greek and European debt crisis, provides a stark contrast between the rising influence of China and the declining influence of the US President
See all stories on this topic »

US eyes export opportunities at talks with China
China Daily
“Our goals are to help open markets to US exports” in a bid to spur economic growth and meet the goal of doubling US exports by the end of 2014, Secretary of Commerce John Bryson said in a statement outlining US objectives at the upcoming 22nd ChinaUS
See all stories on this topic »

From ‘Made in China‘ to ‘Bought in China
The Boston Globe
By J. Gabriel Boylan We read the phrase all the time, even if we’ve long since relegated it to the part of our brains that processes parental warning stickers or emergency-landing procedures: MADE IN CHINA. China, for most of us in the West,
See all stories on this topic »

Locke Returns To Ancestral Village In China
NPR
by Louisa Lim US Ambassador to Beijing Gary Locke (far left) meets Communist Party Secretary for Guangdong province Wang Yang (far right) on Nov. 4. Locke, the first ChineseAmerican ambassador from the US to Beijing, is earning fans in China with his
See all stories on this topic »

America Waking to Light of Chinese Sun?
Reason Online (blog)
The Commerce investigation will only cover the effects of Chinese products on US manufacturers. It will not address the effects of subsidies for American manufacturers by American taxpayers, nor will it examine the benefits inexpensive imports provide
See all stories on this topic »

ASPO-USA Conference Report: Friday Notes
World Of WallStreet
US per capital oil consume is 23bbl/per person/per year. China’s is 2. The big Peak Oil question today is: How does the US come out of recession when oil prices hover at recession inducing levels. An overlooked point regarding Energy Return On Energy
See all stories on this topic »

Biggest spike ever in global warming gases: US
AFP
Large jumps in carbon emissions from burning coal and gas were visible in China, the United States and India, the world’s top three polluters, according to the data which was posted online this week by the Oak Ridge Lab. Significant spikes were also
See all stories on this topic »

China, USA to face off in Phuket FIVB beach volleyball final
Phuket Gazette
PHUKET: China’s top-seeded duo Chen Xue and Xi Zhang will take on the second-seeded team of Jennifer Kessy and April Ross from the United States in the gold medal final of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour Phuket Thailand Open at Karon Beach
See all stories on this topic »

EXCLUSIVE – Arms deliveries to Taiwan lag: US draft study
Reuters India
China describes US arms sales to Taiwan as grave interference in its internal affairs. Beijing suspended military-to-military ties with the United States in 2010 in retaliation for Obama’s notification of five major arms sales to Taiwan with a total
See all stories on this topic »

US appeals to China for food safety assistance
FoodQualityNews.com
Food safety authorities in the US have appealed to their Chinese counterparts for help to “move forward” and create a global approach to food safety. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deputy commissioner for food Michael R. Taylor, who was speaking
See all stories on this topic »

US Congressman Trying to Visit Chinese Lawyer Chen Guangcheng
NTDTV
US Congressman Chris Smith announced on Wednesday that he plans to visit the blind Chinese rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng. Chen, who raised awareness about the Chinese regime’s policy of forced abortions in his hometown, is under house arrest.
See all stories on this topic »

Amid Tough Talk, Chinese Imports Maintain Stability (For Now) – Good News For
Vending Times
1, Premier Wen Jiabao met with a group of high-ranking US businessmen to exchange views on evolving ChinaUS trade relations. During the meeting, Jiabao emphasized cooperation and promised that China will continue to seek an effective way to solve the
See all stories on this topic »

Schumer targets arsenic in Chinese apple concentrate
The Daily News Online
US Sen. Charles Schumer, D-Brooklyn, meets with Jeff Partyka on Friday during a stop at Partyka Farms to discuss Chinese juice concentrate. KENDALL — US Sen. Charles Schumer sees apple juice concentrate from China as a threat to consumers’ health,
See all stories on this topic »

China ‘has Australia space tracking station’
AFP
HONG KONG — China has acquired a space tracking station in Australia, its first such facility in a close US ally, a news report said on Saturday. The station in remote Dongara, about 350 kilometres (217 miles) north of Perth in western Australia,
See all stories on this topic »

Across America NOV 4TH.mov
China Daily USA YouTube Channel
US-China Innovation and Cooperation conference kicked off Gate speaks exclusively with China Daily on innovation in China The 7th Chinese American Film Festival Held in California.
See all stories on this topic »

Currency’s value rise considered ‘reasonable’
China Daily
Chen told reporters on Thursday that the yuan has risen by about 30 percent against the US dollar since 2005, and China’s trade surpluses are declining when compared with the value of its gross domestic product. In September, selling pressure appeared
See all stories on this topic »

China continues rapid growth as U.S. export market
Southeast Farm Press
“I hadn’t realized, and I’m guessing many growers haven’t realized that in 2010 China became our No. 1 export market,” reported Rick Tolman, chief executive officer for the National Corn Growers Association. Tolman, who traveled to China with US Grains
See all stories on this topic »

US to launch first Chinese-English luxury magazine
China.org.cn
A US publisher announced Friday that it will launch YUE, a first Chinese-English bilingual luxury magazine catering to Chinese visitors, on November 12 in New York City. The Observer Media Group, along with China Happenings, a consulting company
See all stories on this topic »

Obama’s Science Advisor Accused of Breaking US Law, Says ‘So What?’
Forbes
After the prohibition had been enactment, the OSTP participated in a series of meetings with Chinese officials as part of the USChina Dialogue on Innovation Policy and the USChina Strategic and Economic Dialogue held in Washington,
See all stories on this topic »

China’s vanishing factory bosses
Globe and Mail
“It was very similar to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in the US, it spread so quickly,” said Mr. Huang, who is more than $2-million in hock himself. As a result, while Chinese President Hu Jintao was being wooed in Europe this week to contribute to a
See all stories on this topic »

GM says may block Saab sale to Chinese companies
AFP
NEW YORK — US automaker General Motors said Saturday that it may block the sale of Saab to two Chinese companies aiming to buy the insolvent Swedish carmaker and provide it with substantial long term funding. “We have many unanswered questions about
See all stories on this topic »

West continues to help China win new friends in Africa
Daily Nation
By MUKHISA KITUYI This past week, the US Senate Foreign Relations African Affairs subcommittee held a session on China’s role in Africa and its implications for US policy. The committee chairman, Senator Chris Coons, set the tempo of the meeting with
See all stories on this topic »

There are 7 billion of us; maybe it’s time to talk
Montreal Gazette
I’ve been to China and India, where I saw lots of people – but 7 billion? No way. Where are you all hiding? Experts say that’s because we humans don’t actually take up much room – standing shoulder to shoulder we could all squeeze into the city of Los
See all stories on this topic »

Developing countries want G20 to refocus on world
Boston.com
First row from the left are: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Russian President Dmtry Medvedev, Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner, China’s President Hu Jintao, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, US
See all stories on this topic »

China Passes US in Ranking of Economic Prosperity
Proformative
Overall, the US took the No. 10 spot, with top rankings in health, entrepreneurship and opportunity. However, it fell behind China for the first time in the Economy sub-category, which measures macroeconomic policies, economic satisfaction,
See all stories on this topic »

Will China remain hungry?
ABC Online
But Australia’s trade with an ever more powerful country to the north has put us in a different economic position than just about any other Western economy. China sailed through the last global financial crisis virtually unscathed, with Australia
See all stories on this topic »

China’s Yanfeng USA pursues global auto supply strategy
Plastics News
3, 4 pm ET) — North American auto suppliers know that if they want to win major business on future global car platforms, they must have a global manufacturing footprint. That same message is true for a growing Chinese auto supply base also eager to
See all stories on this topic »

Emerging markets pad fall in Chinese export orders
China Daily
Orders signed by European buyers at the fair, also known as the Canton Fair, declined 19 percent, while those signed by US buyers were down 24 percent, Liu said. “They came, but were not ready to buy Chinese products amid uncertain global economic
See all stories on this topic »

Taiwan can be model for Iraq, Afghanistan rebuilding: U.S. expert
eTaiwan News
Drawing on the arts, economics, politics and international relations, Rigger explores Taiwan’s importance to China, the United States and the world. Considering where Taiwan may be headed in its wary standoff with China, she traces how the focus of
See all stories on this topic »

A subtle way to denigrate Pakistan
Pakistan Observer
Anyhow, such analyses and conjectures are meant to suggest to India and America that they should preempt such moves. In May 2009, in the wake of the US maneuvers in the Chinese sea and enhancing the US troops in Afghanistan, China had taken exception
See all stories on this topic »

New Jersey Congressman Pushes Bill to Target Human Rights Offenders in China
ABC News
The story of Ji and others who say they sufferered from abuses were shared at three separate congressional hearings this week about human rights in China, including one hearing regarding a new bill to prohibit entrance to the US of human rights
See all stories on this topic »

China Wants Its Hands All Over Your Internet
ZDNet (blog)
By Violet Blue | November 4, 2011, 2:35pm PDT Summary: China faces US cyberspying accusations after proposing a “Code of Conduct” to the UN and renewing its internal internet censorship. New revelations about industrial cyberspying and internal
See all stories on this topic »

Chinese cities fret as land sales fall
Reuters
“Without income from land sales, where can we get enough money to build roads, schools, hospitals and other projects that Beijing ordered us to do?” asked a man surnamed Wang who works at Changsha’s land auction center. Lacking other steady sources of
See all stories on this topic »

Fired Up over China’s Limits on Fun TV
linktv
(LinkAsia: November 4, 2011) China is restricting the amount of entertainment television that can air each week. Charlie Custer tells us Chinese netizens are not amused. Contributor: Charlie Custer.
See all stories on this topic »

Why the US Should Drop the Embargo and Prop Up Cuban Homeowners
TIME (blog)
But either way, the embargo hardliners in the US can’t just keep screaming that money that goes into Cuba simply props up the Castro regime and its human-rights abuses. Like it or not, we’re beyond that – just as we’ve been beyond it in communist China
See all stories on this topic »

Johnson & Johnson says baby shampoo safe
China Daily
The non-profit US health group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics said earlier this week that Johnson & Johnson’s signature baby shampoo sold in several countries, including China and the United States, contains two harmful chemicals: dioxane and
See all stories on this topic »

Unemployment rate falls but US economy remains sluggish
Los Angeles Times
The US trade deficit with China hit a record high in August at $29 billion. “Now that we seem to be in the phase of globalization where there is growing concern about persistently high levels of unemployment, there is now a reassessment about whether
See all stories on this topic »

Huntsman, in Rock Hill, scorns hyper-partisanism
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
The latest Rasmussen poll of 770 likely SC Republican primary voters confirms that role for the former Utah governor and US ambassador to China, who pulled 1 percent. Andy Burriss – aburriss@heraldonline.com – Presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman talks
See all stories on this topic »

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