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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific: China

211-240 Social Media articles displayed
for the Asia/Pacific/East/Pacific/China Region

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Oil and Security
An editorial by The Washington Post supports U.S. government efforts to block China’s purchase of Unocal on the grounds that, as an oil importer, China is a national security threat. (The Washington P... Read More...


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China advances missile program
China successfully flight-tested a long range, submarine based missile, marking what a U.S. official called a significant milestone in China's long range nuclear weapons program. By Bill Gertz (Washi... Read More...


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China, Israel discuss expanding defense ties
In talks between Chinese and Israeli officials, both sides are working to increase their ties in terms of "defense, trade, tourism, education, and culture." This in the wake of U.S. calls against Isr... Read More...


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Taipei Should Respond to Beijing’s Goodwill
Mainland China has been making goodwill gestures to demonstrate its sincerity in improving cross-straits relations with Taiwan. (China Daily, 6/16/2005) Read More...


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Conflict is not an option
Henry A. Kissinger argues that the US does not need a conflict with China. Just because China is rising, it does not mean that they are going to become a imperialist threat. By Henry A Kissinger (In... Read More...


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Making China an enemy
The article argues that escalating tensions with China, benefit no one; especially not Taiwan. Therefore the article begs that Washington and Beijing avoid a tense rivalry. (The China Post, 08/06/05... Read More...


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China showing a knack for taking risks
The article describes how China is becoming an international “risk taker,” as President Jintao has broken face with his predecessors becoming a “President of the People.” Yet at the same time is taki... Read More...


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Key tenets of U.S. policy toward Asia
The article discusses and questions various aspect of US Foreign Policy in Asia, including such issues as North Korea and the Six Party Talks, China-Taiwan, and the strengthening of bilateral military... Read More...


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Sino-Indian comparisons could be advantageous
Since China and India have similar historic and economic backgrounds of which they have handled in very different ways: there exists a prime opportunity for the two states to study each other and lear... Read More...


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Tariff Hike Helps Keep Textile Trade in Order
China plans to raise export tariffs on 74 textile products next month. The writer views the move as a positive sign that China is determined to restructure its textile industry to prepare for future c... Read More...


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China’s Level of Development Should Not be Overestimated
Looking at per capita GDP and the number of people in absolute poverty, the writer believes China is still a developing country and its level of development should not be overestimated. By Bo Xilai. (... Read More...


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RMB is Not Cause of US Trade Deficit
The author debates the attack of US senators on Chinese currency valuation as the cause of the Sino-US trade deficit. By Chen Jinde. (China Daily, 4/30/2005) Read More...


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The Illusion of 'Managing' China
China’s rising power is not an issue for the future, it is for the present, and a coherent policy must be formulated that acknowledges this reality. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 5/15/2005) Read More...


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The Pirate Kingdom
The author writes that China has become the world's leader in pirating and counterfeiting, with a domestic trade in stolen goods and technologies between $19 and $24 billion annually that does not inc... Read More...


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Brussels Sprouts
Friedman writes that, like an anecdotal story about a child who professes to like brussels sprouts, but not enough to eat them, China and Europe are opposed to nuclear proliferation, but not enough to... Read More...


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Chinese Anti-Japan Protests
Ito attempts to understand the recent Chinese protests against Japan from both the Chinese and Japanese perspectives. By Joi Ito. (Joi.Ito.com, 4/19/2005) Read More...


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Anti-Japan Protests are Grounded in Neofascism
The writer blames the violence and scope of China's civilian anti-Japan protests on the Chinese government's "increasingly fascist orientation." (Chang Hsi-mo, Taipei Times, 4/13/05) Read More...


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Plan Ponders Most Pressing Issues
The writer supports a planned economy even as China shifts towards a market economy. (China Daily, 4/6/2005) Read More...


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Dear EU: What price hypocrisy?
The writer heavily criticizes the EU for considering the repeal of the arms ban against China while snubbing Taiwan's leaders. (Christopher Lingle, 04/07/05, Taipei Times) Read More...


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Opposition visit to Beijing sparks anger among Taiwan leaders
In the wake of China's anti-secession law, the Nationalist Party's visit to Bejing is seen as a counterproductive move by some. (Chris Buckley and Keith Bradsher, 3/30/05, New York Times) Read More...


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Chirac still on China's side over arms sales
In a conversation with Chinese President Hu Jintao, the French President says that Paris will continue supporting the lifting of the EU arms ban over China, despite hefty opposition against the move. ... Read More...


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How There Comes 'Chinese Military Threat' Theory
Since February of this year, US military leaders have voiced their concern over the modern Chinese army. In reality, China still lags far behind the US and Japan in military spending, headcount, weapo... Read More...


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China's Law on Taiwan Backfires
China's anti-secession law is hindering the country's image abroad, and the opposite of the desired effect is happening in Taiwan. (Edward Cody, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...


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Tiananmen's Legacy
The debacle with the US over the European Union's plan to lift the arms embargo against China has led to a re-examination of the Tiananmen incident. (Jim Hoagland, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...


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Rice: U.S. Concerned About China Military Build-Up
Secretary of State says this is due to China's rising tensions with Taiwan, which the U.S. has pledged to defend. (Saul Hudson, Reuters, 3/15/05) Read More...


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Taiwan: War bill a big provocation
Taiwan calls China's anti-secession law a "war bill", as it authorizes Beijing to resort to force should Taipei attempt to declare itself independent. (CNN.com, 3/14/05) Read More...


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Editorial: Taiwan must act, but carefully
The writer claims that Taiwan must "keep from being entrapped in the mire of 'one China' rhetoric". (Taipei Times, 3/15/05) Read More...


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The Two Faces of Rising China
The writer explores both of China's desired (and often conflicting) portrayals of itself: on one hand, China attempts to ease itself into accepted international norms, while on the other hand, there i... Read More...


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China's poisoned workers fight back
The huge army of migrant workers that has fuelled China's rapid expansion is beginning to think twice about the personal price they are paying for the Middle Kingdom's economic miracle. By Tony Cheng... Read More...


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China rejects US response to law
Claiming that other countries should recognize China's need to "protect its territorial integrity", Beijing rejected Washington's appeal to reconsider China's anti-secession law, written with Taiwan i... Read More...


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