economics

January 31, 2010

China’s strident tone raises concerns among Western governments, analysts

Filed under: Uncategorized — ktetaichinh @ 10:05 pm
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An example would be events that unfolded in December when 22 Chinese Muslims showed up in Cambodia and requested political asylum. China wanted to hold seven of them on suspicion of participating in anti-Chinese riots in the Xinjiang region in July.

Under intense pressure from Beijing, Cambodia sent the group home, despite protests from the United States. Two days after the group was repatriated, China signed 14 deals with Cambodia worth about $1 billion.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/30/AR2010013002443_2.html

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