By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly While Washington state aims to beat the “other” Washington in hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping, Xi works extensively to distinguish himself from his predecessors in America. Gary Locke, former governor and U.S. ambassador to China, described Washington state at the reception dinner for Xi, as “the real Washington, the […]
By Christopher Bodeen Associated Press NANJING, China (AP) – China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations on Tuesday and said their ties would advance after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949. The two-hour discussions in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing marked a leap […]
By Peter Enav The Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — While ties between China and Taiwan may be closer than at any time since they split in a civil war, that said, formal Communist Party congress being held in Beijing highlights how far apart the two sides are politically.
By Assunta Ng Oh, yes. Chinese leaders such as President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao work out using Chinese aerobics, of course! The leaders’ Tai Chi instructor, Grand Master Chen Zhenglei, was in Seattle from May 24 to May 28. Master Hong Yijiao invited Grand Master Chen, who presented seminars at The Wing […]
BEIJING (AP) — Jittery Chinese authorities wary of any domestic dissent staged a show of force Sunday, Feb. 20, to squelch a mysterious online call for a “Jasmine Revolution,”
First, The Associated Press (AP) published a story about Peng Liyuan, one of China’s most famous folk singers. She’s a member of China’s People’s Liberation Army
BEIJING, China (AP)—China’s President Hu Jintao is scheduled to visit the United States in January, a senior U.S. official said Thursday, Oct. 21st in