Politics (August 4th to August 10th)

The power of the Olympic movement

China's Yao Ming (R) reaches over the top of Dwayne Wade (L) of the US during their men's preliminary group B basketball match at the Olympic basketball arena during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 10, 2008. [Agencies]

Bush tells China not to fear religion

World leaders praise China for successful Olympics opening

U.S. President George W. Bush (L) meets Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Zhongnanhai Compound in Beijing August 10, 2008. [Agencies]

China's diplomatic triumph

Elder Bush: China-US relationship most important

China's spectacular dream

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Let not politics cloud the Games

Tiananmen Square - the heart of China

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Compare Chinese media and western media: A poem written by the Israeli President Shimon Peres glorifying "the same dream of glory, of harmony, of peace." "Birds of all feathers come and sing together, A hymn of hope in an Olympic nest. Forget your borders, ignore your cages and fly free.

It's time to take an objective view on China

For China, it's showtime

The Bushes and Beijing

Air is fine, let the Games begin

This is NO Chinese triumph of totalitarianism

US vs. China: The game within the Games

Hu thanks world for Olympics support

Chinese President Hu Jintao (2nd R) and his wife Liu Yongqing (R) pose for a photo with US President George W. Bush (2nd L) and First Lady Laura Bush before a reception at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on August 8, 2008. [Agencies]

8.8.08 Beijing promises to rock

Performers rehearse for tonight’s ceremony infront of the improbable Bird’s Nest stadium

Games for better US-China relations

Could Obama be the first Asian American president?

China ready for Games ‘Big Bang’ opening

Mia Farrow hits out at giving Games to China

Olympics-hating Mia Farrow: Shut the hell up!
“For an organization that has not eased the suffering of a single individual on the ground in Darfur to criticize those who are helping thousands every day is more than ironic.”

 If you think China is a police state, just look at us in Britain

On the brink of historic change, will

China see the light?

Anti-China activists face federal criminal charges in USA

Bush making history as first president attending Olympics abroad

Between Washington and Beijing

Sarkozy awards China for Olympics preparation

Politics triumphs sports

Step by step to democracy in China

China and the US Presidential Election

Pride, Protest and Olympics

Chinese Communists resilient

Jumping off the anti-China bandwagon

I am pro-China, knowing that it is more popular to hate China right now.

Photo: Ribbon dancers give an enthusiastic performance at the Tiananmen Gate on Wednesday as they await the arrival of Yao Ming and the Olympic torch relay. Credit: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Visa revoked for wanting to promote Darfur cause in Beijing

China’s gold rush

Four foreign nationals ordered to leave China

Chinese blog on Americans arriving in Beijing with face masks

Source: Chinasmack

'China apologizes for police beating of foreign journalists

Bush: It’s ‘important to engage’ China

Now, he wants to rebuke China

'Small protest' near Tiananmen Square

China calls Kashgar attackers Islamic terrorists

Olympics: Another new China

To say China is same old is to be utterly ignorant

Despites flaws, rights in China expanded

World still wary of modern China

'A Wolf in Olympics Clothing?'

All eyes on China

Beijing Games puts China on another planet

Bird’s Nest designer: Beijing’s ‘pretend smile’

Fireworks explode over the National Stadium during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony. (EPA/NIC Bothma)

History will judge Games as milestone for China

China’s terror problem

China orders highest alert for Olympics

Does Washington intend to sabotage Beijing Olympics?

Challenges after Olympics

‘Come the opening ceremonies on Aug. 8, I'm hoping to be as misty-eyed as a proud parent whose kid just got into an Ivy.’

McCain urges Bush not to confront Chinese during trip