Saturday, December 08, 2007
1 - "(...) while German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated last month her purposes to launch a "new foreign policy" based on human rights rather than commercial interests, Sarkozy's visit marked the strengthening of a Sino-French strategic partnership and economic relations".
Federico Bordonaro, "For Paris, there's no China la rupture", Asia times.
2 - "Thousands of people in Shenyang, capital of north-eastern China’s Liaoning province, took to the streets over several days last week, surrounding government offices to demand government help in recovering money from a pyramid-style financial scheme to raise ants for the manufacture of an aphrodisiac drug. ",
Via China Digital Times: "Thousands Protest Over Financial Losses From ”Ant Farming” Scam"