The Obama administration was reportedly hoping that Chinese President Hu's state visit would go better than his 2006 one, when the Asian leader was heckled by a Falun Gong supporter at a White House ceremony and kept awake by late-night protesters in Lafayette Park.Unfortunately for White House offi
As Chinese President Hu Jintao begins a state visit to Washington, among the issues on a lot of minds are the value of the Chinese yuan and whether Hu would like to see the dollar lose its status as the world's reserve currency.In a conversation today with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Al
Reports from the United Nations suggest there’s widespread abuse going on in Chinese prisons. The children of inmates are also often mistreated. They’re shunned by society and they fall through the cracks of China’s welfare system.
Chinese President Hu Jintao is set to travel to the U.S. next week for the first state visit by a Chinese president since 1997. It’s been called by some the most important visit by a Chinese official in the past 30 years.Earlier this week in China, President Hu met with U.S.
This news:"China's state media have published pictures that appear to show a prototype of the country's first stealth fighter jet -- a move that supports experts' claims that China's military aviation program is advancing faster than expected."
Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese university professor and outspoken critic of the Chinese government, was imprisoned in 2009 on subversion charges for his involvement with a political manifesto calling for gradual political reforms in China.
This month, the People's Republic of China celebrates the 60th anniversary of its founding.Barry Weisberg, an attorney and Executive Director of the Violence Prevention Peace Promotion Strategy, reflects on China's accomplishments and how the U.S.
Tomorrow, I'll have a story on the air about a new immigrant to the US from China--and the tough competition she's facing looking for work.‚ In reporting the story I've run across a lot of ‚ interesting research about how immigrants are faring during the recession.‚