A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Van de Ven, Lary, and MacKinnon, eds., Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II (December 3, 2014)
Hans van de Ven, Diana Lary, and Stephen MacKinnon's book was reviewed by Katherine Reist for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Sec. John Kerry, Councilor Yang Jiechi, Senior U.S. State Department Official, “Remarks and a Briefing,” Oct. 18, 2014
First are comments made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and PRC State Councilor Yang Jiechi prior to an informal meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. Subsequently a briefing for reporters was conducted via teleconference. It focused on the meeting.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday showcased his guitar-playing, holding a lunchtime jam session during talks with officials in Beijing.
This review of Carmen Amado Mendes's book was written by Zhidong Hao of the University of Macau for H-Diplo.
Congressional Research Service, “U.S.-Taiwan Relationship: Overview of Policy Issues,” April 22, 2014
Shirley A. Kan and Wayne M. Morrison wrote this report for CRS.
USC’s Center on Public Diplomacy notes Peng Liyuan’s star power as one of the top public diplomacy stories of 2013.
Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks on the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone, November 21, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry, with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, delivers remarks after signing an updated Memorandum of Understanding for continuation of the U.S.-China People-to-People Exchange (CPE) during a ceremony in the Benjamin Franklin Room at the State Department in Washington, DC, USA, 21 November 2013.
Secretary Kerry and Chinese Vice Premier Yandong Give Remarks at U.S.-China High-Level Consultation, November 21, 2013
At the Closing Session of the 2013 U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong reaffirmed their countries’ deep belief in the power of exchanges and commitment to enhance and expand cultural and educational exchange opportunities between the two nations.
A recent meeting between President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping was the focus of the second installment of the 2013 Journalism Forum series hosted on Sept. 3 by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. USC Annenberg faculty, students — including several from mainland China — and reporters from area media outlets attended the panel presentation on U.S.-China relations.
Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang Jiechi, EcoPartnership Signing Ceremony, July 11, 2013
On July 11, 2013, Yang Jiechi, State Councilor and special representative of Chinese President Xi Jinping, attended the signing ceremony of China-U.S. EcoPartnership Program in Washington, D.C.