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  • Chinese President Hu Jintao appeared unmoved by President Obama's efforts to have China's monetary policy loosened, saying yuan exchange rates are not to blame for the U.S. trade deficit and weak job market, according to the Xinhua News Agency. (Associated Press)

    Obama: China needs to play fair

    A U.S.-backed initiative to create a Pacific free-trade bloc to counter China's economic power gained momentum at an international summit Sunday when Canada and Mexico said they want to join the fledgling partnership.


  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama disembark Air Force One as they arrive at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii, where they will host the APEC summit, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    For Obama, a day of heavy diplomacy in Hawaii

    Courting help from Asian powers, President Barack Obama on Saturday sought to improve the beleaguered American jobs outlook with an eye toward next year's election and contain deepening nuclear worries over Iran on a day of heavy diplomacy.


  • A Chinese soldier stands guard at the entrance to the military museum in Beijing on Oct. 17, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Chinese succession highlights military's role

    Maneuvering over China's leadership succession is providing an opportunity for the powerful military to exert greater influence over decision-making, potentially dragging the government into a more confrontational stance with its neighbors and the United States.


  • Chinese succession opens door for military

    Maneuvering over China's leadership succession is providing an opportunity for the powerful military to exert greater influence over decision-making, potentially dragging the government into a more confrontational stance with its neighbors and the U.S.


  • Chinese President Hu Jintao (left) shakes hands with former President Jiang Zemin at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, after Mr. Hu delivered a speech at a conference to commemorate the centennial of the 1911 revolution that overthrew imperial rule on the mainland. (AP Photo/Minoru Iwasaki, Pool)

    China's Hu urges unification with Taiwan

    The leader appealed for further relations with Taipei during a centennial marking an anti-imperial revolution.


  • Tai Shan was the subject of a secret plan to keep him at the National Zoo. A State Department official sent an email to zoo officials in Washington suggesting that President Obama discuss the matter with Chinese President Hu Jintao. (The Washington Times)

    National secret: Obama's role in 'panda diplomacy' with China

    Not long before the National Zoo announced that Washington's most beloved resident — the panda Tai Shan — was heading to China in December 2009, a secret plan took hold halfway around the world for the National Zoo to be able to hold on to the bear just awhile longer.


  • A limousine believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong-il drives ahead of a convoy of cars traveling toward the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Mr. Kim reportedly arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao that would highlight the influence that economic powerhouse China has with the isolated regime, which is struggling to feed its people. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    N. Korea's Kim in Beijing, likely to meet Hu

    North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-il's secrecy-shrouded tour of China came to the capital Wednesday for a likely summit with President Hu Jintao as the North appeals for food aid and Beijing presses its communist ally to reform its ailing economy.


  • Hu pledges to keep birthrate low, economy rising

    China will maintain the strict family planning policy it imposed a generation ago to keep the birthrate low and the economy growing, President Hu Jintao said in remarks before new census data are released.


  • "There is now a good atmosphere in China-U.S. relations," said Yang Jiechi, China's foreign minister. (Bloomberg)

    China sees relations with U.S. getting better

    Buoyed by President Hu Jintao's successful visit to Washington, China's relations with the U.S. are warming again, after a year of disputes over issues from Taiwan to Internet freedom, China's foreign minister said Monday.


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