For all of his China bashing, a Donald Trump victory this week would benefit the People’s Republic in many ways. But the party’s power brokers are still hoping for Hillary Clinton to become US president.
As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton was often outspoken against China, causing lots of anger and criticism among Chinese leaders and average citizens. The announcement that she'll run for president in 2016 has provoked nasty comments from China, but could that help her with American voters?
Donald Trump's lead in the GOP primary has stunned a lot of people, and not just Americans. Citizens of foreign nations can't help choose the next president, but they're undoubtedly influenced by who occupies the White House.
The recent agreement between the US and China to reduce greenhouse emissions made headlines — and rightly so. It was a big step for both nations. But, striking a balance between environmental protection and economic ascendance is much more complicated than that. In China especially, it seems, for every step forward, there are often two steps back. Its actions in Tibet are a prime example, according to a newly-published book.
The Pentagon has made it clear that its "Buy American" policy will be in effect for solar panels — which means Chinese-made solar panels are no longer acceptable for US military installation in the US and abroad.
Beijing-based Tsering Woeser has been documenting Tibetan self-immolation protests online for the past few years. But she says Facebook has now deleted one of her posts, and not for the reasons of graphic content that they've given her.