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Outside editorial: Pushing China, quietly

...Los Angeles Times: There are many metrics by which to judge the summit between President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao, but one has attracted the most attention: Did Obama adequately stand up for human rights in China? Much as we would...
Outside editorial: US agenda for China should be: level the playing field

...Mercury News: Pressing China on human rights has to remain a high priority for President Barack Obama during President Hu Jintao's four-day visit to the United States this week. To ignore the fact Obama's fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu...
A climate shift

...summit Tuesday when the presidents of the two countries stood up to present their plans to address the problem. China's Hu Jintao announced concrete steps to reduce his nation's carbon footprint, such as getting 15 percent of its power from non-fossil...
This Day in History

...also adopted a plan to better deal with international debt crises. In 2006, President Bush welcomed Chinese President Hu Jintao to the White House; the ceremony was interrupted by a protester who shouted to Bush to stop the Chinese leader from...
This Day in History

...President Bush sought China's help to stop nuclear weapons programs in North Korea and Iran and won a pledge from President Hu Jintao to step up pressure on Pyongyang. In the world In 1759, during the final French and Indian War, the British defeated...
This Day in History

...medal at the Sydney Olympics; Russia won the silver, China took the bronze, and the U.S. placed fourth. In 2004, Hu Jintao became the undisputed leader of China with the departure of former President Jiang Zemin from his top military post.
This Day in History

...In 2006, President Bush reshuffled his economic team, appointing Rob Portman his new budget chief. Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in the Seattle area for talks with business leaders before heading to Washington. In the world In 1942, an air...
Outside editorial: Warming relations between US, China

...Ki-moon will host a day of climate talks on the eve of the U.N. General Assembly. Mr. Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao will head to Pittsburgh for the G-20 summit a few days later. And then the two leaders will meet in Beijing in November...
Obama dancing with the dragon

...the mistreatment of Tibetans or the status of Taiwan, which we hope he addressed in his private meeting with President Hu Jintao Tuesday. At least he spoke forcefully against Internet censorship, telling Shanghai university students it is a "universal...
Missing stories of 2009

...area in October, drawing official protests from Beijing. In June, the Times of India reported that Chinese President Hu Jintao suggested to Singh that the hot line be established so that the border dispute didn't lead to military - or even nuclear...


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