Chinese leader Xi, Biden promote trade in LA

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, left with Vice President Joe Biden, shows off a chocolate-covered macadamia nut, given to him by Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, at the start of a meeting of Chinese and American governors, at Disney Hall, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Jay L. Clendenin, Pool) Chinese […]

Obama friendly but firm with China heir apparent (Reuters)

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) ? President Barack Obama told Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping on Tuesday that Beijing must play by the same trade rules as other major world powers and vowed to keep pressing China to clean up its human rights record. In White House talks, Obama sought to reassure Xi that Washington welcomed China’s “peaceful rise.” […]

Obama friendly but firm with China heir apparent (Reuters)

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) ? President Barack Obama told Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping on Tuesday that Beijing must play by the same trade rules as other major world powers and vowed to keep pressing China to clean up its human rights record. In White House talks, Obama sought to reassure Xi that Washington welcomed China’s “peaceful rise” […]