US-China: New chapter in relations

President Hu Jintao was welcomed to the White House on Wednesday with full honors that included a 21-gun salute and red-carpet greeting as he and his US counterpart Barack Obama seek to open a new…

Sino-US Relations: Hu sets vision for strong ties

President Hu Jintao on Monday praised China-US relations, highlighted recent progress in ties and called for both sides to “abandon the zero-sum Cold War mentality” for a better future. “We both stand to gain from…

Korean Crisis:China backs Six-Party Talks

Beijing on Thursday reiterated its support for talks between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) after Seoul signaled a desire to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. “Talks…

China’s youth: Working for a stable future

Alfred-Charles Co (许有泉) BEIJING—(October 25, 2010,–M4relay)– Just recently, two of my cousins fell out of favor with my uncle and are on the verge of being disowned. One fought for a career outside the family…

The Nobel Prize: Foreign Intrigues-Norway-USA

*The Sordid Story Behind the Peace Prize Scandal BEIJING—Until Liu Xiaobo received the Nobel Peace Prize, most outsiders probably thought that Norway is a small, peaceful and happy country with fjords and salmon. Some still…

Sino-Turkey military drill

By Anna Varfolomeeva BEIJING— (October 15, 2010 —M4relay) — Turkey is making a turn in its politics. The country is staking on China, but not NATO and its allies. The Turkish and Chinese air forces…

Shame to Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee

Awarding the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize to a person who is guilty of inciting subversion for constituted authority is nothing less than a deliberate attempt to destabilize the same authority to which Liu Xiaobo is guilty of working against.

Is the 7th Fleet getting seasick?

Overview – first installment in a series on regional security BEIJING – Twice now, the U.S. Seventh Fleet has tried to dispatch the super-carrier USS George Washington, based in Yokosuka, into the Yellow Sea for…