China and US conclude talks in Washington on positive note

Two days of talks billed as a “strategic and economic dialogue” between China and the US concluded Tuesday 28 July in Washington DC, with nothing concrete but with broad agreement on ways to combat the world recession and on climate change. The two say they are now closer on a variety of issues, among them […]

Geithner’s visit to China paves way for DC strategic, economic meeting

US Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner, struck a relatively upbeat note on the economy, saying the downturn appears to be losing force, in a speech where he emphasized US-China cooperation, at the start of his first visit with Chinese officials in Beijing, Sunday. He meets Monday with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Qishan, vice-premier. Xinhua, […]