Friday, December 5, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to a new study by the NAACP, China is no longer the most racist country when it comes to discrimination against black people. Due to the high-profile cases of Mike Brown and Eric Garner, which sparked protests across the country, that distinction now belongs to the United States.
Monday, November 17, 2014
BEIJING — In an unprecedented step toward curbing climate change, Presidents Xi Jinping and Barack Obama agreed last week to focus on the environment shortly before it collapses entirely.
Friday, May 23, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Just days after the U.S. Justice Department charged five Chinese army officers with cyber theft, the National Security Agency is warning Americans that China might be secretly monitoring…
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Thursday, May 8, 2014
BEIJING — Despite feeling contractions shortly after the transpacific flight took off, 38-week-pregnant passenger Chen Anqi rejected offers to turn the aircraft around and told reporters that she planned to hold her baby in until the plane entered American airspace.
Monday, February 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — An ailing, once-great leader living in political exile met with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday. According to sources, the aging symbol…
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday that, after careful deliberation, he has decided to nominate comedian Jimmy Kimmel to replace the outgoing Gary Locke as U.S. Ambassador to China.
Speaking to reporters in the White House Rose Garden, Obama praised Kimmel’s “nuanced understanding of China-related issues,” and his “ironic and edgy sense of humor, which will prove popular with the Chinese.”
Sunday, November 24, 2013
U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke announced last week that he would step down in early 2014, after two and a half years in office. Here are the top 10 moments of his tenure.
- Aug 2011 — Impresses Chinese public by personally screaming at Starbucks barista.
- Sep 2011 — Maintains post after Jon Huntsman calls “backsies” on the ambassadorship.
- Dec 2011 — The Locke family stages production of A Christmas Carol for an audience of Chinese orphans.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Just days before his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in California, U.S. President Barack Obama told a gathering of national security advisors the great threat to America this week “is [Vice President] Joe Biden talking to Xi Jinping.”
“U.S.-China relations are on a knife’s edge right now,” Obama said, citing the trade deficit, ongoing territory disputes in the South China Sea and the string of hacking scandals. “The last thing we need is Joe Biden in the mix.”
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
by Xi Jinping
Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about what the term “Chinese Dream” actually means.
Is it a revival of Chinese culture? Reclaiming China’s rightful place at the forefront of history? Or is it just a hollow catchphrase Tom Friedman and I settled on after a long night of word association and binge drinking?
Well, I don’t quite remember so let me put it like this: the Chinese Dream is like the Matrix—unfortunately, no one can be told what it is.