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Clinton Urges China to Fulfill Promise Days Before Hu Visit

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the 1st annual Richard C. Holbrooke lecture on Jan. 14, 2011 at the State Department in Washington, DC. Clinton made a passionate call for China to improve human rights, pledging not to shy away from disagreements ahead of a state visit by President Hu Jintao. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday put pressure on China to improve its human rights record. 

Photo of the Day: Self-Portrait with Monument

Policy

A Chinese security guard stationed on the Great Wall looks his best before a visit by US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. 

China Tears Down Ai Weiwei's Studio

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in the courtyard of his home in Beijing, where he remains under house arrest, on Nov. 7, 2010. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy

Ai Weiwei's case suggests China may be ratcheting up the pressure against its internal critics.

A 'Nation of Wusses' vs. a Rising China?

Author and <i>New York Times</i> columnist Thomas Friedman appears on AsiaSociety.org on January 10 at 7:00 pm ET.
Lifestyle

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says the US has "become a nation of wusses," and "the Chinese are kicking our butt in everything."

The Power of Diplomacy: An Indonesian Perspective

In Houston on Dec. 17, Indonesian Ambassador Dr. Dino Patti Djalal addressed the primacy of dimplomacy and soft power in his nation's foreign and domestic policy. (ASTC)
Policy

Indonesia's Ambassador to the US addressed the evolution of his nation's partnership with the US and Indonesia's role as an emerging regional power. 

Photo of the Day: Baby, It's Cold Outside

Multimedia

A group of elderly Chinese residents play football on a frozen river, as they gather for a winter swim in Shenyang, China, on December 20, 2010.

Is China’s Economy Growing Too Fast?

Policy

Jamie Metzl discusses the outlook for China's economy during an appearance on Fox Business.

Dalai Lama: Climate Change More Urgent than Tibetan Autonomy

A scene from <i>The Melt</i> compares the level of the glaciers in 1921 to 2007. (Asia Society Center on US-China Relations)
Policy

In a leaked diplomatic cable the Dalai Lama indicates that climate change needs to be the focus of talks with China.

Chinese: The Language of the Future?

The world of tomorrow is being shaped in our classrooms today. Are our students gaining the knowledge and skills they need? (pixdeluxe/iStockPhoto)
Education

Chinese is the language of the future, and to prove it, Voice of America conducted research that proves that Interest in Learning Chinese May be Growing Exponentially.

Researchers Don Costumes to Reintroduce Pandas to the Wild

Lifestyle

Giant Panda conservationists hope costumes will fool cubs.