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All Posts Tagged With: "China"

Debating the impact of a new world financial order

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Debating the impact of a new world financial order

Worldfocus regulars Marcus Mabry of The New York Times and Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the implications for the Obama administration of the U.S role as a debtor nation to China. They talk about whether the Chinese may influence U.S. policy on issues ranging from Afghanistan to health care because of this new reality.

Posted: November 17, 2009 18:10   Comments: 3
U.S. lagging behind in harnessing green energy

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U.S. lagging behind in harnessing green energy

In talks between President Obama and the Chinese president, climate change was high on the agenda. A recent report found that China is the world's leading renewable energy producer. Is the United States lagging too far behind other countries in developing renewable energy sources and businesses?

Posted: November 17, 2009 11:50   Comments: 28
U.S. leader faces profound diplomatic challenges in China

Interview

U.S. leader faces profound diplomatic challenges in China

President Obama's visit to China comes amid that country's growing influence as a key player on the global stage. Daljit Dhaliwal talks about China's new role with Jamie Metzl, executive vice president of the Asia Society. He says that China may emerge as a strategic partner.

Posted: November 16, 2009 14:48   Comments: 2
Authorities filter Obama’s message in China

Hsin-Yin Lee (blog)

Authorities filter Obama’s message in China

Worldfocus contributing blogger Hsin-Yin Lee writes from Taiwan about how the Chinese state-controlled news media limited information about President Obama's visit to China. She argues it exemplifies the problem for Chinese news consumers - even when information gets reported, it lacks much-needed context.

Posted: November 16, 2009 13:24   Comments: 1
On East Asian tour, Obama engages ascendant China

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On East Asian tour, Obama engages ascendant China

U.S. President Barack Obama visited Shanghai to meet with Chinese leaders and hold a town hall meeting with university students. The American leader stressed the interdependence between the U.S. and the Asian giant. Melissa Chan and Steve Chao of Al Jazeera English report.

Posted: November 16, 2009 13:04   Comments: 0
Obama looks to redefine U.S. relationship with China

Nina Hachigian (blog)

Obama looks to redefine U.S. relationship with China

Worldfocus contributing blogger Nina Hachigian writes about the nomenclature of the Obama administration's emerging relationship with China. She argues that using the term "strategic partnership" signals skillful diplomacy for the U.S. as China seeks to renegotiate its role as a major power.

Posted: November 16, 2009 11:44   Comments: 3
Today: Obama town hall not on Chinese TV, Russia expands

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Today: Obama town hall not on Chinese TV, Russia expands

Today's headlines as compiled by the Worldfocus newsroom: President Obama's visit to China, an apology from Australian and British leaders, and Russia expands. Also, tourism is on the rise in Zimbabwe, where hotels have been around 60% full since the formation of the unity government.

Posted: November 16, 2009 09:30   Comments: 2
Japan’s new assertive leader meets with President Obama

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Japan’s new assertive leader meets with President Obama

Susumu Awanohara, an expert on U.S.-Japan relations with Medley Global Advisors, joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the challenges Japan's new leadership faces and the evolving relationship between Japan and the U.S.

Posted: November 13, 2009 12:25   Comments: 3
Worldfocus Radio: LGBT politics and gay asylum

Worldfocus Radio

Worldfocus Radio: LGBT politics and gay asylum

Worldfocus Radio takes a comparative look at the progress of LGBT politics and the gay rights movement in different countries and explores the U.S. and Canada as safe havens for gay asylum seekers. Martin Savidge hosts David Rayside and Rachel Tiven.

Posted: November 11, 2009 20:28   Comments: 5
Ancient Palestinian craft still intact amid globalization

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Ancient Palestinian craft still intact amid globalization

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al Kassim reports from the West Bank city of Hebron about its vanishing glassmaking industry, which dates back to the Phoenician era. He visits a master craftsman whose family business has endured for generations.

Posted: November 3, 2009 16:56   Comments: 26

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