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July 2009

The Changing Face of China-U.S. Relations

July 29, 2009 // People's Daily - China - Chinese

Over the past 30 years, China and the U.S. have moved from a distanced and confrontational attitude to a willingness to seek dialog and cooperation, from developing mutually beneficial business relationships to collaboratively responding to challenges of an increasingly global nature.

Obama and the Battle for Healthcare Reform

July 29, 2009 // Sin Chew - Malaysia - Chinese

Since U.S. President Truman came out with the idea of a federal health insurance plan 60 years ago, public healthcare has been a problematic issue for all succeeding presidents. 15 years ago, President Clinton planned to reform the healthcare system with the help of First Lady Hillary, but it was rejected by [Read more]

The New U.S. Ambassador to China

July 28, 2009 // Zaobao - China - Chinese

Jon Huntsman, nominated by President Obama to be the new U.S. Ambassador to China, promised that he will be a “hard headed realist” when it comes to relations between the U.S. and China. He admitted that there are still disagreements between the two countries on issues such as human rights, Tibet and Taiwan. [Read more]

To the Moon

July 28, 2009 // NRC Handelsblad - The Netherlands - Dutch

There are already enough anniversaries, but the first step astronaut Neil Armstrong set on the moon on July 20, 1969 is worth remembering. These days, American President Obama is considering whether and how the space shuttle program, which will end next year, should be continued. A renewed manned mission to the moon is [Read more]
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