A Palace For Sudan - China's No-Strings Aid Undermines the West

  • Tue, 02/06/2007 - 11:00

Last week China's leader, Hu Jintao, provided Sudan with an interest-free loan to build a presidential palace. With that gesture, Hu demonstrated his contempt for the Western understanding of the world -- and for Western policy toward his own country.

Chinese Official Publishes Rebuke of Bush

  • Sun, 02/04/2007 - 11:00

A senior Chinese government official issued a rare public rebuke of President Bush on Thursday, accusing him of waging a “unilateral battle against terrorists that had worsened global tensions.

China airs rare public criticism of Bush Iraq policy

  • Fri, 02/02/2007 - 11:00

President Bush should scrap his unilateral approach and respect religious diversity in his "war on terror" to resolve troubles in Iraq, a senior Chinese official said in comments published on Thursday.

The rise of China to rival U.S. may take longer as it sorts out domestic issues

  • Sun, 01/28/2007 - 11:00

Last year, political and industrial leaders meeting here cited the rise of China as the No.1 long-term threat to the mighty American superpower, more so than the chaos in Iraq.

Flaherty vows to raise rights issues in China

  • Wed, 01/17/2007 - 11:00

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, in China to boost trade ties and mend fences amid a string of diplomatic spats with Beijing, said Wednesday he still plans to raise human rights concerns during his talks with Chinese officials.

Ethnic tensions simmer on Inner Mongolian plains

  • Wed, 01/17/2007 - 11:00

Inner Mongolia, which covers more than a tenth of China's land mass, is supposed to offer a high degree of self-rule. In practice, though, Mongolians say the Han run the show.

China rights record deteriorating before Olympics -group

  • Thu, 01/11/2007 - 11:00

Human rights conditions in China deteriorated last year, dashing hopes the leadership would bring reforms and that there would be an improvement ahead of the 2008 Olympics, a watchdog group said on Thursday.

Ethnic tensions still a problem in China: report

  • Thu, 01/04/2007 - 11:00

Interference from outside countries, economic disparities and racial problems are causing friction between China's different ethnic groups, according to a newspaper article published Thursday.

People's Republic of China: AIDS activists at risk

  • Fri, 12/01/2006 - 11:00

On World AIDS Day today, Amnesty International is highlighting the plight of HIV/AIDS activists in China who continue to face serious obstacles in their work, including arbitrary detention, harassment and intimidation, and other human rights violations.

Official: China laundering Colombia drug money

  • Tue, 11/21/2006 - 11:00

China has become a new money-laundering hub for Colombian drug gangs who buy Chinese products to import into Colombia for sale through legitimate channels, Vice President Francisco Santos Calderon said Monday.