The U.S. and China are discussing ways to improve communication between their militaries to avoid potential conflict at a time of heightened tensions in the region, departing U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke said.
The Communist Party can’t wait to see the back of Gary Locke, the outgoing U.S. ambassador who ruffled many a feather during his two-plus years in Beijing. The 1.2 billion Chinese who aren’t party members should be begging him to stay.
Joseph Dear, who as chief investment officer of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System rebuilt the biggest U.S. public pension after a $96 billion loss, died yesterday in Sacramento. He was 62.
President Barack Obama said he will nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the next U.S. ambassador to China, putting him at the forefront of managing one of the nation’s “most critical” relationships.
U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke said he is “deeply concerned” that the trial this month of human-rights lawyer and activist Xu Zhiyong is retribution for his efforts to expose government corruption.