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Henry Paulson: China Moves Forward With Economic, Political Reform

Henry Paulson, former U.S. Treasury secretary, told a recent forum that Chinese leaders are working on reform measures to sustain economic growth and improve its political structure, Bloomberg reported Thursday. China’s proposed reforms include provisions to loosen its one-child policy and bolster land rights for local farmers, according to a …

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Gary Locke: China Should Tackle Intellectual Property Rights

Gary Locke, U.S. ambassador to China, has called on China to address intellectual property rights issues in order to boost its innovation efforts, Reuters reported Thursday. Michael Martina, Ben Blanchard and Paul Carsten write the comments come as the U.S. believes corporate espionage has resulted in companies losing market position …

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Taiwan Receives First Anti-Sub Airplane Under $2B Sales Deal

The U.S. Navy handed over a Lockheed Martin-built submarine-hunting airplane to Taiwan Wednesday as part of a $1.96 billion arms sale package approved in 2007, Focus Taiwan News Channel reported Wednesday. Claudia Liu and Sofia Wu write Taiwan purchased 12 P-3C planes with T-56 turboprop engines and related equipment and services and is …

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Paul Broun, Chris Stewart Question NOAA Chinese Weather Satellite Plan

Two chairman of House Science, Space and Technology subcommittees are questioning the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s plan to use data from two Chinese satellites to produce weather forecasts, FCW reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) asked NOAA officials in a hearing why they did not have other options to …

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US, China Hold Military Talks in Beijing; James Miller Comments

Top U.S. and Chinese defense officials met Monday in Beijing for annual talks focused on improving military cooperation between the two nations, the American Forces Press Service reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes James Miller, defense policy undersecretary, told reporters that his meeting with Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of general staff …

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