The New York Times
Secret Memoir Offers Look Inside China’s Politics
In May 1989, as he feuded with hard-line party rivals over how to handle the students occupying Tiananmen Square, China’s Communist Party chief requested a personal audience with Deng Xiaoping, the patriarch behind the scenes.
Excerpts From Zhao Ziyang’s ‘Prisoner of the State’
The following is a translation of excerpted audio recordings made by Zhao Ziyang, the purged Communist Party chief and former prime minister of China, who was removed from power in 1989 after he opposed the use of force against democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square.
China’s Heart of Gold
IN China, many people refer to the dollar as mei jin, or “American gold.” Government officials, businessmen and people on the street all use the term. So if a Chinese person tells you that he owes you 100 American gold, don’t expect a big fortune, because he’s planning to pay you $100.
The Almighty Renminbi?
Asia Times Online
India, China lead global anti-dumping dance
By Raja Murthy
China, Russia face up to Taliban threat
By Dmitry Shlapentokh
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced in April that Russia and China would strengthen their military cooperation through the Shanghai Cooperative Organization (SCO), and engage in several joint military maneuvers.