Daily Archives: 8 July, 2009

China’s Version of “Soft Power” (UPDATE)

This is an update on the previous post titled: China’s Version of “Soft Power” Xinhua has just filed a report from its Canberra office with regard to the arrest of Rio Tinto staff in Shanghai.  In the report Xinhua refers to … Continue reading

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China’s Version of “Soft Power”

China has demonstrated once again to its trading partners the risk of doing business in a country where the rule of law will not protect foreign companies from arbitrary State interference in business transactions. Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Stephen Smith … Continue reading

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