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  • Trump Picks Iowa Governor Branstad As US Ambassador To China, Beijing Calls Him "Old Friend"

    12/07/2016 9:00:24 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12/07/2016
    As reported in Frontrunning, President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next U.S. ambassador to China, choosing a longstanding friend of Beijing after rattling the world's second-largest economy by speaking to Taiwan's president. Earlier in Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang called Branstad an "old friend" of China when asked about a report on the appointment, although he added Beijing would work with any U.S. ambassador.The appointment of Branstad will likely ease trade tensions between the two countries, the world's two biggest agricultural producers, diplomats and trade experts said according to Reuters. It also suggests...
  • Crowd Attacks The US Ambassador In Beijing

    09/19/2012 4:59:46 AM PDT · by blam · 113 replies
    TBI ^ | 9-19-2012 | Malcom Moore - The Telegraph, UK
    Crowd Attacks The US Ambassador In Beijing Malcolm Moore, The TelegraphSep. 19, 2012, 6:19 AM A crowd of around 50 Chinese protesters surrounded the official car of the United States ambassador in Beijing, who escaped unharmed, a State department spokesman said. The melee occurred outside the gates of the US embassy on Tuesday and security guards had to intervene to protect Gary Locke, 62. The protesters caused minor damage to the vehicle, a statement from the embassy said. "Embassy officials have registered their concern regarding today's incident with the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and urged the Chinese Government to...