211.- “New Chinese leadership promises governmental reform”, Deutsche Welle, 17-03-2013

["Concept: 中国梦", A.S.]

210.- “Xi elected president, CMC chairman”, Xinhua, 14-03-2013

["Concept: 命运", A.S.]

209.- “中国与西班牙两国领导人互致贺电庆祝两国建交40周年”, 外交部, 09-03-2013


40 años de relaciones diplomáticas entre China  y España,  MAEC, Madrid, 09-03-2013

["Concepto: la cotidianidad de la relación", A.S.]

208.- Hu Yuanyuan and He Wei, “China tops list for executive gender equality”, China Daily, 08-03-2013

["For more info contact and", A.S.]

207.- “China media: Death of Chavez”, BBC, 07-03-2013

["Concept: <<Alternatives>>", A.S.]

206.-Kevin Yao and Aileen Wang, “China puts focus on consumers to drive growth”, Reuters, 05-03-2013

["Suggestion: See the Hurun Report", A.S.]

205.- “China media: Two sessions”, BBC, 04-03-2013

204.- 全国政协十二届一次会议开幕 贾庆林作工作报告, 北京, 03-03-2013


203.- Catherine Shu, “China’s Largest Search Engine Baidu Launches English Site For Developers”, The Crunch, 28-02-2013

["Comment: Unfolding development", A.S.]

202.- Willis Wee, “Sina Weibo Passes 500 Million Users, But Needs to Monetize More on Mobile”, TechInAsia, 20-02-2013

["祝贺你们", A.S.]

201.- Rachael Wolff, Robert DiYanni and Theresa Jen, An ABC of Chinese Culture, The World of Chinese, 18-02-2013

["Note: On the importance of reviewing and updating this sort of ABC once and again", A.S.]

200.- “坚决反对朝鲜核试验. 外交部:中国政府强烈敦促朝鲜信守无核化承诺”, 人民日报, 12-02-2013

["Agree! And also, the EU should have a stronger stance on nuclear issues of global concern", A.S.]

199.- Martin Patience, “Profits rise in China’s ‘snake village’ of Zisiqiao”, BBC, 04-02-2013

["Week's special demand and supply", A.S.]

198.- “Promover el turismo entre Iberoamérica y Asia”, Madrid, Secretaría General Iberoamericana, Madrid, 31-01-2013

["La atención se centrará en Costa Rica en mayo", A.S.]

197.- Marcelo Justo, “China, la <<fábrica del mundo>>, necesita mano de obra”, BBC, 30-01-2013

["Está relacionado a un cambio generacional, interregional y de estatus", A.S.]

196.- “Sky Solar anuncia millonaria inversión y se transforma en el principal capital chino en Chile”, Efe, 25-01-2013

["Apellido relevante: Zhang", A.S.]

195.- “New official multilingual website in China: <<This is Beijing>>”,, 17-01-2013

["Comment: Soon in Spanish", A.S.]

194.- Ian Vásquez and Tanja Štumberger, “An index of freedom in the world”, Fraser Institute, 08-01-2013

["For a version of freedom, see chapter 3, page 63", A.S.]

193.- China Almanac 2012, Caixin, 31-12-2012

192.- AFP, “China shows off its new high-speed rail between Beijing and Guangzhou”, The Australian, 23-12-2012

["To think about: crosstalk", A.S.]

191.- Carolynne Wheeler, “China’s economy to surge next year, World Bank predicts”, The Globe and Mail, 19-12-2012

["Key figure: 8.3%", A.S.]

190.- Graeme Wearden, “Eurozone crisis live: China warns of difficult outlook for Europe”, The Guardian, 17-12-2012

[“Highlight: << […] I think we can invest more actively in the future.>>, A.S.]

189.- News-China, “China Daily newspaper launches Africa edition”, BBC, 14-12-2012

["Next door", A.S]

188.  East China Sea. Fresh images in Youku, 13-12-2012


["老子 times?", A.S.]

187.- Catherine McGrath, “Australia and China celebrate 40 years of diplomacy”, Radio Australia, 13-12-2012


["Where is Kevin Rudd?", A.S.]

186.- Bloomberg in Beijing, “China’s crude steel output rises on export demand, prices”, South China Morning Post, 11-12-2012

["<< [...] as consumer confidence improved>> Analyze the figures”, A.S.]

185.- AP, “China air force in large-scale drill amid tensions”, Straits Times, 07-12-2012

Ancillary and background links:

Olivier Guillard, “The appropriate dispute, the unlikely conflict”, The Global Experts, 26-11-2012

Augusto Soto, “The China-Japan crisis in a broader perspective”, The Global Experts, 26-11-2012

184.- “Premier Wen Jiabao attends prime ministers’ meetings, visits Kyrgystan, Russia”, Xinhuanet, 04/06-12-2012

["Highlight: <<Wen Jiabao proposed Wednesday that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) make the connection of regional infrastructure its top priority>>. 同意啊! Eurasian infrastructure has been relatively neglected during the past decade", A.S.]

183.- Entrega de premios Global Asia, 30-11-2012 (22-11-2012)


["El embajador Zhu Bangzao destaca las relaciones entre China y España y China y América Latina. Símbolo asociado: 长征", A.S.]

182.- 越洋使者-中欧社会论坛信息报,2012年11月号/Newsletter of the China-Europa Forum, November 2012,  30-11-2012

["Concept in the Newsletter: 'true Hermes'", A.S.]

181.- Juro Osawa, “Lenovo takes on Apple, Samsumg”, The Wall Street Journal, 28-11-2012

["Highlight: << [...] Intense price competition keeps margins thin because most smartphone vendors are unable to differentiate their products, he said.>>. And also to think: updating the challenges and tasks of going global”, A.S.]

180.- Ding Qingfen, “Chile’s trade increasingly a matter of good taste”, China Daily, 26-11-2012

["The importance of sophistication", A.S.]

179.- 11月18日至21日,”国务院总理温家宝应邀出席东亚领导人系列会议并访问柬埔寨、泰国”, 新华网,21-11-2012

["东亚区域合作 at a turning point", A.S.]

178.- Jeff Mason, “Tensions loom as Obama meets Japan, China leaders”, Reuters, 20-11-2012

[Highlight: <<I'm committed to working with China and I'm committed to working with Asia>>. Think about the limits of the sentence", A.S.]

177.- 伊比利亚美洲国家首脑会议花絮三则, 新华网, Cádiz, 17-11-2012

["Highlight: <<会议主题是建立新型多边关系,推动欧洲和美洲两个大陆进一步发展关系,促进伊比利亚及拉美国家间的政治经济协作>>, A.S."]

176- Gualdoni, González, Sandoval, “La Alianza del Pacífico gana su espacio propio en Iberoamérica”, El País, 17-11-2012

["Tras el veredicto en La Haya la Alianza debiera profundizarse aún más hacia el Asia Pacífico", A.S. ]

175.- New Chinese Leadership, 15-11-2012

China’s new top Party leaders meet the press:




a) Fabiano Maisonnave, “PC chinês incumbe Xi Jinping de assumir Presidência em 2013″, Folha de Sao Paulo, 15-11-2012

b) Ольга Калинина, “Си Цзиньпин избран новым секретарем ЦК Компартии Китая”, Коммерсантъ-Online, 15-11-2012

c) AFP Beijing, “Xi Jinping: China’s ‘princeling’ new leader”, Hindustan Times, November 15, 2012


174.- “Rare earth prices up 20%”, China Daily, 13-11-2012

["See who is buying neodymium-praseodymium oxide and dysprosium oxide", A.S.]

173.- Polly Yam, “Exclusive: China issues tender to stockpile aluminum – sources”, Reuters, 12-11-2012["Highlight: <<We think there will be another tender after the Wednesday one," said one of the sources, who declined to be identified because he is not authorized to speak to the media.>>", A.S.]172.- Elisabeth Bumiller, “Words and Deeds Show Focus of the American Military on Asia”, The New York Times, 10-11-2012

["Apropos of the islands, see a most recent and revealing interview:

See China US Focus, "Interview with ambassador Chen on Diaoyu islands", China US Focus, 30-11-2012



171.- Brian Keeley, “Where will we be in 2060?”, OECD Insights, 09-11-2012

["In the report see year 2016. Apparently it will be a highly symbolic year", A.S]

170.- “18th Congress of the Communist Party of China”, China Daily, 08-11-2012

["Speeches, talks, assumptions, toasts, news, old news, rumors, press conferences, negotiations, big decisions, telling remarks", A.S. ]

169.- “18th CPC National Congress to last seven days: spokesman”, Xinhuanet, 07-11-2012

["Key concept: agreements", A.S.]

168.- Glenn Dyer, “US election coverage: don’t mention China”, Crikey, 07-11-2012

["See the changing eyes of APEC Australians", A.S.]

167.-  覃博雅, “外交部:中方愿意谈判解决钓鱼岛争端”, 人民网, 06-11-2012

["Key concepts with strong historical background: <<谈判解决>>, A.S.]

166.- David Crowe, “Gillard vows to deepen China ties after Asia policy criticism”, The Australian, 05-11-2012

["Australia at its Asia Pacific crossroad at its best", A.S.]

165.- Xinhua, “Large uranium mine found in N. China”, China Daily, 04-11-2012

["Key word: Northern China", A.S.]

164.- Paul Panckhurst, “Late China Party Chief’s Son Urges Reform on Eve of Power Shift”, Bloomberg News, 04-11-2012

["Also see 胡德平:”时代发展迫切需要的两个大课题”, 经济观察, 03-11-2012", A.S.]

163.- Татьяна Едовина, “Промышленность КНР растет навстречу ноябрьскому съезду после крупных госинвестиций в сентябре”, Коммерсантъ-Online, 02-11-2012

["To assess in this context: priorities and adjustments next week", A.S.]

162.- Jane Perlez, “US accused as China-Japan tensions rise”, Brisbane Times, 01-11-2012

["To think: on the frontier between quarreling and fighting", A.S.]

161.- Xinhua, “Sinopec net profit falls 9.38% in Q3″, China Daily, 29-10-2012

["See investments in Shaanxi province", A.S.]

160.- “重庆罢免薄熙来全国人大代表职务”, CCTV, 26-10-2012

["Unfolding events", A.S.]

159.- Wang Chao, “Tension over Diaoyu Islands drives German automakers’ success”, China Daily, 19-10-2012

["Highlight: <<Figures released by Toyota, the biggest Japanese automaker, show that its sales slumped by 40 percent [...]>>, A.S.”]

158.- Sarah Turner, “Asia gains after China data reassures”, MarketWatch, 18-10-2012

["An economy in reasonable shape", A.S.]

157.- “Carta Abierta de China Club a la Sociedad Española en Chino y Español)中国会致西班牙公众的公开信”, 17.10.2012

["Y también para situar la cuestión: Editorial, "Fraude chino-español", El País, 17-10-2012, A.S."]

156.- Zhang Fang, “More green cards for foreigners”,, 16-10-2012

[Highlight: <<[..] attract more international talents to invest in China and promote China’s science, technology and cultural industries.>> A classic concept: 老外”, A.S.]

155.- Xinhua, China’s inflation slows to 1.9% in September, Shanghai Daily, 15-10-2012

["Question: Possible to keep under 4 percent for the full year?", A.S.]

154.- European Union wins 2012 Peace Nobel Prize, 12-10-2012

["Accomplishment => introspection", A.S.]

153:- Mo Yan, Chinese Nobel Prize in Literature, 11-10-2012


["Introspection => accomplishment", A.S.]

152.- Oswald Chen, “China to ‘become second-wealthiest nation in world’”, The Jakarta Post, 11-10-2012

["Additional data to be discussed: 0.46 Gini", A.S. ]

151.- Lesley Wroughton, “UPDATE 4-Top China delegate pulls out of IMF meet amid islands row”, Reuters, 10-10-2012

["Time to draw closer attention to this protracted crisis", A.S.]

150.- Associated Press, “Report highlights American unease about China companies as they aspire to enter US market”, The Washington Post, 09-12-2012

["A classic in Autumn, particularly every 4 years!", A.S.]

149.- Xinhua, “China tests world’s fastest alpine railway”, Shanghai Daily, 08-10-2012

["Highlight: 24 stations through three northeastern provinces", A.S.]

148.- At the Great Wall via Weibo, Shanghaiist, 03-10-2012

147.- 安徽淮北:国庆长假民间艺人展绝活”, 光明日报, 03-10-2012

["An unusual long week: 2012 National Day + Mid-Autumn Festival. Time to relax, time to think", A.S.]

146.- Wang Xiaodong, “Tian’anmen screens show best of China to world”, China Daily, 02-10-2012

[<<In recent years the Chinese government has been taking steps to introduce itself to the world.>> Reflection of the hour: further steps necessary", A.S.]

145.- 18 Congress, Chinese Communist Party => November 8 on

“中共中央政治局会议建议中国共产党第十八次全国代表大会11月8日在北京召开”, 人民日报, 28,09,2012

["To think: the relevance of the timing and chosen date", A.S.]

144.- “To get rich is not always glorious”, The Economist, 29-09-2012

["China's rich are getting poorer in new Hurun rich list", 24-09-2012]

[Source: << >>, A.S.]

143.- Liau Yun Qing, “Video licensing keeps Youku Tudou focus on China”, ZDNET, 26-09-2012

["Highlight: <<[...] but is open to setting up international operations in the future [...]., A.S.>>]

142.- El Pueblo en Línea, “Se inaugura el Centro de Visados del Consulado de España en Pekín”, 25-09-2012

[<<España es el cuarto país europeo y vigésimo tercero del mundo en número de turistas chinos.>>, A.S.]

141.- Li Lu, “Estis kondamnita Wang Lijun”, Cri Online Esperanto, 24-09-2012

["Highlight: <<Wang Lijun esprimis ne fari apelacion.>>........", A.S.]

140.- “China to promote drones for marine surveillance”, Xinhua, 23-09-2012

["To discuss: Détente & pilotless aircraft", A.S.]

139.- “China’s Xi seeks to reassure Southeast Asia on sea dispute”, Reuters, 21-09-2012

["Key concepts: 天下, 南洋", A.S.]

138.- Lusa, “Pequim quer dar “um novo ímpeto” à parceria estratégica com os 27″, Notícias Timor-Leste, 18-09-2012

["Highlight: <<O programa inclui um seminário de negócios, com cerca de 800 empresários da China e dos "27" países membros da UE.>>, A.S.]

137.- Xinhua, “Diaoyu Islands Defending Forum opens in Jakarta”, China Daily, 18-09-2012

[Highlight: <<The Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce of Indonesia unites over 200 members, mostly enterprises from China's Zhejiang Province engaging in business activities in Indonesia.>>, A.S.]

136.- AFP, “Erneut antijapanische Demonstrationen in China”, Deutschland Today, 16-09-2012,-Erneut-antijapanische-Demonstrationen-in-China-_arid,189157.html

["To consider next week: Mukden, September 18-19", A.S.]

135.- 张玉珂, “中国官方媒体:日本现在表现高度危险  战争对任何一方都没好处”, 人民网, 14-09-2012

["Concepts of the hour: 我岛/我海/ 天下", A.S.]

134.- “Nuevo informe de la CEPAL: Exportaciones de América Latina y el Caribe sufren desaceleración por causa de crisis internacional Ventas regionales al exterior crecerán solo 4% en 2012, afectadas por recesión en Europa y menor crecimiento en Estados Unidos y China.”, 13 de septiembre de 2012.

["A resaltar: <<El organismo hace un llamado a los países a coordinarse regionalmente con urgencia para dar respuesta a la variada agenda de cooperación entre China y América Latina y el Caribe que propuso el Primer Ministro chino Wen Jiabao en su reciente visita a la sede de la CEPAL, en Santiago, Chile.>>", A.S.]

133.- 陽光時務, “習近平身體健康、地位穩固 推動政改”, 12-09-2012

["Key words of the last hours included in the report: <<好,都好,放心>>", A.S.]

132.- Jason Scott and Rishaad Salamat, “Rudd Says People Too Excited by China Vice President Absence”, Bloomberg, 12-09-2012

["Apropos Rudd's remarks. An author to read on short and long-term phenomena: Fernand Braudel"; A.S.]

131.- Xi Jinping’s most recent speech, 习近平, “在中央党校2012年秋季学期开学典礼上的讲话” (01-09-2012), 学习时报, 10-09-2012

["Important to keep in mind: the speech was delivered after 北戴河", A.S.]

130.- APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, Vladivostok, 08-09-2012

["Also interesting: the free trade zone within the CIS", A.S.]

129.- AFP, “Hong Kong, Chile sign free trade pact”, Asiaone, 07-09-2012

["Key words: FTA/Chile-Hong Kong", A.S.]

128.- The Global Competitiveness Index 2012–2013 rankings and 2011–2012 comparisons, World Economic Forum, 4/5-09-2012

["A key issue for discussion: education", A.S.]

127.- Langi Chiang, Aileem Wang and Koh Gui Qing; Editing by Kim Coghill, “China revises up 2011 GDP growth to 9.3 pct from 9.2 pct”, Reuters, 05-09-2012

["A key sector: services", A.S.]

126.- James Grubel, “Tiny Pacific nations cash in on U.S.-China aid rivalry”, Reuters, 03-09-2012

["The power of self-fulfilling prophecies", A.S.]

125.- “Former Australian diplomat warns PM on US, China”, Business Spectator, 08-08-2012

["The pros and cons at an East-West crossroad", A.S.]

124.- “China criticizes US report on religious freedom”, Huffington Post, 31-07-2012

["Analise the ins and outs of contending Weltanschauungen", A.S.]

123.- “Can China stay on top of the Olympics medal table?”, BBC, 26-07-2012

[Highlight: <<China first competed at the Olympic Games in 1952 - at the summer games in Helsinki - only participating in one event.>>, A.S.]

122.- Reuters, “China says to tighten regulation of rare earths despite WTO probe”, Beijing, 25-07-2012

["Highlight: <<China accounts for more than 90 percent of global output of the 17 rare earths>>. A region on the map: Mongolia", A.S.]

121.- Reuters, “China’s largest foreign oil deal for $15.1 billion”, Khaleej Times, 24-12-2012

["Highlight: <<The move is the most ambitious foray by resource-hungry China into North American energy since a 2005 attempt to buy U.S.-based Unocal for $18.5 billion was thwarted by a political backlash there.>>, A.S.]

120.- Frank, Kanyesigye, “Africa: China-Africa Summit Ends With Call to Strengthen Partnership”,, 22-07-2012

[“A key concept in China-Africa trade: The String of Pearls”, A.S.]

119.- “China to probe solar panel products from US and South Korea”, BBC, 20-12-2012

["The long and winding road of competitiveness", A.S.]

118.- Sonia (ed.), “Tabaco y lotería contra la desaceleración”,, 19-07-2012

["A destacar: <<Venta de lotería sube 27,6% en el primer semestre>>", A.S.]

116.- “China penetrates deeper into Ukrainian economy”,, 17-07-2012

["Reflecting on the strategic concept of Ukraine = borderland", A.S.]

115.- Xinhua, “China’s Q2 GDP growth slows to 7.6″, China Daily, 13-07-2012

["In any case within expectations", A. S.]

114.- Yu Ran, “Chinese firms adjust strategies amid EU crisis”, China Daily, 12-07-2012

EU-China related news:



113.-  RT, “Aliados de Oriente: Raúl Castro visita China y Vietnam Los países comunistas son los principales socios comerciales y políticos de Cuba”, Russian TV, 03-07-2012

["La realidad indica que los partidos comunistas de China, Cuba y Vietnam son claramente distintos.", A.S.]

112.- Omar Mendoza, “Visita de primer ministro de China consolida lazos con AL, dice CEPAL”, Xinhua, 27-06-2012

["Un lema para este histórico momento sería: calibrar detenidamente y avanzar decididamente", A.S.]

111.- China y Chile establecerán asociación estratégica e impulsarán comercio, Xinhua, 26-06-2012

[Destacado: "China y Chile acordaron hoy elevar sus lazos bilaterales al nivel de asociación estratégica y duplicar el comercio en tres años."]

["El anterior párrafo significa que el comercio bilateral alcanzará los 64.000 millones de dólares en 2015.", A.S.]

110.-Fu Jing, “Bleak times for Chinese businessmen in Athens”, China Daily, 16-06-2012

[Highlight: <<[...] Although the economic crisis has dented his confidence and passion, Wu does not plan to leave Greece.>>]

109.- Liu Sha, “Environmental NGOs grow across China but still struggle for support”, Global Times, 12-06-2012

["A very sensitive flowing: the Yellow River", A.S.]

108.- Patti Waldmeir, “China: innovating more than copying”, FinanciaL Times, 08-06-2012

["Highlight: <<[...] This will only surprise those who do not live and work in China.>>. Philosophical concepts to bear in mind: 永 & 八卦”, A.S.]

107.- “IV Cumbre de Alianza del Pacífico”, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile, Antofagasta, 06/07-06-2012

["A destacar: << [...] Esta alianza está llamada a ser un verdadero puente que cruce el extenso océano para unir a los pueblos de América y Asia, y permitirá profundizar los lazos culturales, económicos y tecnológicos entre los países de ambas riberas.>>, A.S.]

[Cfr. con:

a) El Mercurio, Sección Internacional, A 6, 03-06-2012

Y con

b) “Brasil cree que China ayudará a la integración regional latinoamericana”, Secretaría General Iberoamericana, Madrid, 28-03-2012

106.- Xinhua, "President Hu: SCO explores new pattern for regional cooperation", Shanghai, 06-06-2012

["For an academic roundtable: terms and conditions of that pattern", A.S.]

105.- “Russian President Starts Visit to China”, Ria Novosti, 05-06-2012

["Highlight: <<During his stay in Beijing, Putin will take part in a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional security grouping that comprises Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.>>. Read different ideas about Eurasia", A.S.]

104.- Xu Junqian, “Commercial disputes can easily occur between different cultures”, China Daily, 04-06-2012

["Cultural-commercial report in the news bound to be read and to be read between the lines", A.S.]

103.- “Baird to Attend Key Pacific Nations Summit”, Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, 31-05-2012;jsessionid=ac1b105430d876693af2aef24ca3890ed1bcfe1a3559.e34Rc3iMbx8Oai0Tbx0SaxmMbNb0?mthd=tp&

["Guess. Key countries will observe the Summit. Three are from the Americas, a special one from Europe, one from the core of Asia and all the APEC members", A.S.]

102.- China View, “China to Boost Strategic Emerging Industries Amid Economic Slowdown”, ICBC, 31-05-2012

[Highlight: strategic industries, A.S.]

101.- Zhou Wa, “Energy key topic during Putin’s visit to China”, China Daily, 30-05-2012

["Analyze the following lines: <<[...] to deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation between the two countries, which will create a new concept for security in the Asia-Pacific region.>>. The concept of Eurasia is not mentioned in the article”, A.S.]

100.- Efe, “Japón y China comenzarán la cotización directa de sus divisas el 1 de junio”, ABC, 29-05-2012

["La paradoja de que la cotización directa llegue a adelantar a algunas formas de diálogo bilateral", A.S.]

99.- Xie Chuanjiao, “German center deal inked for Qingdao”, China Daily, 28-05-2012

["Highlight: the last paragraph", A.S.]

98.-Fu Jing and Wei Tian, “China ‘should prepare’ on euro: Experts”, China Daily, 25-05-2012

[Highlight: <<" [...] the real price to pay” with the end of the euro is the inevitable weakening of Europe, which will harm multi-lateralism.>>….And of course a chronic lack of trust within Europe”, A.S.]

97.- Ding Yining, “China civil air fleet to expand to 4,500 aircraft in 2015″, Shanghai, 23-05-2012

["Recuento por hacer: vuelos directos, semi directos y frecuencias desde el espacio iberoamericano a Pekín, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Chongqing, etc. Cfr. con la cantidad de barcos que viajan de una costa a la otra y viceversa", A.S.]

96.- Ding Qingfen, “Growth needs new horizons: trade chief”, China Daily, 22-05-2012

[Highlight: <<China needs to increase exports to Asian nations, increase domestic demand, and reduce dependence on the US and the EU, he said>> To think. The implications of reducing that dependence.", A.S.]

95.- Zi Chen, “Transformation powers city’s growth, Yu tells Party congress”, Shanghai, 18-05-2012

[Highlight: <<Delegates are encouraged for the first time to make proposals for the Party to improve its work. At least 70 proposals are expected, according to Feng Xiaomin, deputy director at the organization department of the CPC Shanghai Committee.>>, A.S.]

94.- Zhao Yinan, “Wu’s visit boosts ties with the Netherlands”, China Daily, 17-05-2012

["Consider the fact that the tour includes the Netherlands, Croatia, Luxembourg and Spain", A.S.]

93.- Jorge Fuentealba (ed.); Anuario Iberoamérica-Asia Pacífico 2011, Observatorio Iberoamericano de Asia Pacífico, 17-05-2012

["Very useful data and analyses about China-Asia and the Ibero-American space for the Ibero-American community and the Spanish speaking networks worldwide", A.S.]

92.- Via agencies, “Ancient experts in Shandong”, Global Times, 15-05-2012

["In mind: the importance of diversity and exchange", A.S.]

91.- Xiaoyun Yao, “China builds ‘instant high-rise’ in just 9 days”, BBC, 14-05-2012

["One of the concrete examples about the speed of progression of events as tantamount to the acceleration of history", A.S.]

90.- Li Jiabao, Li Xiaokun, “China signs investment agreement with Japan, ROK”, China Daily, 14-05-2012

["Highlight: << [...] If realized, could help ease regional tension>>. It is an open question”, A.S.]

89.- An Lu, “China calls for early start of free trade agreement negotiations with Colombia”,, 10-05-2012

["Meaningful. And also, a special month for China-Latin American ties at political and academic level: June 2012", A.S.]

88.- Miriam Braun, “Chinese companies discover the US”, Deutsche Welle, 07-05-2012,,15934070,00.html

[Highlight: "<< They work with passion and they work with urgency - like there is no time to waste and they want it all done yesterday." She says this passion used to be alive in the US.>>", A.S.]

87.- 顾玉清 & 李志伟, “奥朗德当选新任法国总统”, 人民网, 07-05-2012

["A national, global and cross-cultural dictum: <<变革就是现在”、“继续还是改变>>”, A.S.]

86.- F.C.B, “Barça fans, eternally grateful to Guardiola”, Barcelona-China, 05-05-2012

<<Over a million messages in China. Barça’s official page on Tencent Weibo (Chinese social network) registered a record amount of activity. More than a million Chinese fans thanked Pep Guardiola on the social network.>>

["Backdrop: Take this chance as an opportunity to dive into this Ocean:", A.S.]

85.- “Chile promociona su vino en dos mil taxis de Hong Kong”, Univisión, 05-05-2012

["Aviso para navegantes", A.S.]

84.- Xinhua, “Chinese passports to get chipped”, China Daily, 04-05-2012

["Apropos of this new. Reflection of the hour: Compare requirements for visas and green cards for Chinese citizens in EU countries and in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand", A.S.]

83.- Europa Press, “Unas 50 empresas se interesan por el mercado chileno como puerta de entrada a América Latina, Asia y Pacífico”, La Vanguardia, 03-05-2012

["Reflexionar sobre el proceso que ha llevado a que Chile, de ser considerado y considerarse a sí mismo como finis terrae, haya pasado a verse como puente de entrada continental e intercontinental", A.S.]

82.- “Chinese vice premier hails Sino-Belgian ties”, Xinhua, 01/02-o5-2012

<<The Belgian government attached great importance to the role China played in the Group of 20 and other international organizations, and hoped to enhance exchange and coordination with China in global affairs, he said.>>

["Comment of the hour based on intuition: expect new member (s) joining the G-20. When? Sooner than later", A.S.]

81.- Ding Qingfen and Cheng Guangjin, “Chinese, Russian local govts to deepen ties”, China Daily, 30-04-2012

["Cfr.: 俄中关系 / 经贸关系, "李克强访问喀山参观直升机厂 中方拟在当地投建工业园", 俄罗斯新闻网, 30-04-2012 . And think on the Eurasian dimension", A.S.]

80.- Zhang, “Li Starts Landmark European Mission”, China Daily, 27-04-2012

["To highlight: <<Visit covers Russia, Hungary, Belgium and EU headquarters>>, A.S.]

79.- “Intensive visits strengthening China-Europe ties”, China Daily, 24-04-2012

["Impact inside and outside the eurozone. Is Poland engaging in a new form of polycentrism? Is Iceland the future gate to the Arctic", A.S.]

78.- Agencies, “China sees trade with Germany near doubling by 2015″, China Daily, 24-04-2012

[An increasing challenge: [...] Some expressed concern during Wen’s two-day visit that China is not only a crucial partner – and the destination of 7 percent of total German exports – but also an increasingly effective competitor that is moving up the value chain.”, A.S.]

77.- “Partnerland auf Hannover Messe: China legt zu”, Cri Online, 23-04-2012

[To highlight: <<Wir erwarten den chinesischen Premierminister Wen Jiabao. Hier erwarten wir eine Vielzahl von Delegationen. Wir erwarten viele Provinzen und die Großstädte, die selber hier auftreten>>, A.S..]

76.- Omar R. Vladimarsson, “Iceland Rolls Out Red Lava for Wen in China Power Talks”, Bloomberg, 20-04-2012

["And also to keep in mind: Arctic routes and Huang Nubo's newest foray into the island", A.S.]

75.- “Milano, un segno dei tempi: cognome Hu supera Brambilla”, RAI Giornale Radio, 15-04-2012

<<Tra i primi 100 se ne annoverano 12. Ci sono 3.694 Hu, 1.625 Chen e 1.439 Zhou. Poi 1.030 Wang, 930 Wu, 916 Lin, 829 Zhang, 742 Liu, 684 Zhao, 676 Li, 633 Zhu, 581 Zheng>>.

74.- Fu Yu, “DPRK Rocket Crashes after Launch”, Cri, 13-04-2012

["Cfr. <<There is no comment from the DPRK about the launch>>", A.S.]

73.- “A possible Chinese exit for the ongoing clashes between Repsol YPF and Argentina”, MercoPress, 11-04-2012

["¡!", A.S.]

72.- 付龙、史江民, “中共中央决定对薄熙来同志严重违纪问题立案调查”, 人民网10-04-2012

["Brief and thrilling?", A.S.]

71.- Benjamin Kang Lin, “China, between a rocket and a hard place on North Korea”, Reuters, 10-04-2012

["1992 was a key year", A.S.]

70.- Shyam Saran, “Lacklustre Brics play to China’s score in Delhi pact”, Business Day, 02-04-2012

["Cfr.: <<It is clear that China is emerging as the pre-eminent partner in the Brics grouping>>", A.S.]

69.- “Presidentes de China y Rusia se reúnen en Nueva Delhi”, Pueblo en línea, 29-03-2012

["La realidad de una sigla y lo que aún no puede solucionar per se: el precio del gas", A.S.]

68.- “Nokia says Windows smartphones to reach China in April”, Reuters, 28-03-2012

["Reinforcing glocal conversation", A.S.]

67.- 中国军网-新华网, “胡锦涛在首尔核安全峰会上的讲话(全文)”, 中国军网, 27-03-2012

["Find out the main parts of the speech", A.S.]

66.- 新华网, “胡锦涛抵达首尔出席核安全峰会”,, 26-03-2012

["Concepto tan obvio como clave y que atañe a la noticia: "negociación". Con sus 4 variedades en chino que algunos aprendieron (y luego olvidaron) ", A.S.].

65.- “China urges restraint ahead of N. Korea rocket launch”, AFP, 23-03-2012

["An old question: where is Brussels?'s voice?", A. S.]

64.- Jim Bai, Charlie Zhu; Himani Sarkar, Jonathan Hopfner “Shell inks China’s first shale gas deal”, Reuters, 22-03-2012

["An authority to talk about this issue, Prof. Xiaojie Xu", A.S.]

63.- Yinhang, “Chinese Writers Demand Apple Pay Piracy”, CRI, 19-03-2012

["To reflect on the powers of fiction, technology and the rule of law", A.S.]

62.- Xin Dingding, “Mission to bring back lunar soil”, China Daily, 16-03-2012

["Traer el cielo a la tierra. La tradición de un interés que antecede a la carrera espacial", A.S.]

61.- Kazunori Takada, “UPDATE 4-Youku to buy Tudou, creating China online video giant”, Reuters, 12-03-2012

["To underline: Tudou shares jump", A.S.]

60.- J.A., Aunión, “Los chinos dan lecciones de cultura del esfuerzo”, El País, 09-03-2012

["Es un debate abierto en Occidente", A.S.]

59.- Chinese Government, “Chinese FM applauds China-US relations in video speech”, 08-03-2012

[ "G2 = bilateral + global issues + (perhaps) nostalgia of 乒乓 diplomacy times", A.S.]

58.- Xinhua, “Neighboring countries urged to resolve differences peacefully”, Shanghai Daily, 07-03-2012

["To consider: US$ 1 trillion + US$ 20 billion + blurry military budgets + the concept of 南洋 + a extra-regional actor", A.S.]

57.- Yang Jiechi, “China’s Foreign Policy and International Issues”, CRI, 06-03-2012

["The importance assigned to press conferences", A.S.]

56.- Via Reuters, “China in 140,000 bpd Libya oil deals for 2012-trader”, 02-03-2012

["The importance of ports, canal (s), straits and channels in 2012", A.S.]

55.- Li Ying, “‘Learn from Lei Feng’ campaign kicks off”, Global Times, 01-03-2012

["Adapting 雷锋 (1940-1962) to 2012: << [...] It would be better to gradually educate young people to perceive the social realities, such as the gap between the rich and poor and the justice systems, rather than just tell them they should be selfless or dedicated,” Zhou noted [...].>>”, A.S.]

54.- Zhang Yan, “Business lawsuits in sharp increase”, China Daily, 29-02-2012

["Think on more options to understand this artº", A.S.]

53.- “S&P cuts Greek sovereign rating to “selective default””, Xinhua, 28-02-2012

["The moral risk from A to C", A.S.]

52.- Liu Linlin, “World Banks urges reforms in China”, Global Times, 24-02-2012

[<<The report will be fully released Monday during World Bank president Robert Zoellick's visit to China.>>]

51.- Wang Xiaotian, “Aid to Europe likely through IMF”, China Daily, 23-02-2012

[Highlight: “The Chinese have been very clear that they want to help, but they want to help through the IMF and they want to be seen to be helping if other countries also step up …”, A.S.]

50.- Bulgaria Opens Great Wall Car Plant, Hopes for Great Chinese Investments, Novinite, 21-02-2012

["Great Wall Car Plant, between Rover and Skoda's fate or a real great leap forward project?", A.S.]

49.- Hu Yinan, Cheng Guangjin, “Xi forges stronger relationship”, China Daily, 22-02-2012

["In China's Eurasia agenda: <<Beijing "sincerely welcomes" Turkish entrepreneurs to attend the second China-Eurasia Expo in Xinjiang's capital city Urumqi in September, as well as invest in the autonomous region, he said>>", A.S.]

48.-, “China’s VIP Xi in Turkey, eyes increased cooperation”, Istanbul, 20-02-2012

Raw facts: “[...] China is Turkey’s largest trade partner in the Far East and its third biggest trade partner after Germany and Russia.”

47.- Zhang Haizhou, “Vice-president offers help to tackle debt crisis as he visits Ireland”, China Daily, 20-02-2012

“Line to underline: <<China will continue to support, in its own way [...]>>”, A.S.]

46.- Kazunori Takada, “Japan, China to coordinate on IMF efforts on euro zone”, Reuters, 19-02-2012

["Comment: Let's wait for more developments before we talk of strategic coordination", A.S.]

45.- Javier Solana, Inauguration of Javier Solana’s Blog, ESADEgeo, Barcelona, 17-02-2012

["Inspiring Futures", A.S.]

44.- Daniel Badía, “China apuesta por la deuda española y compra mil millones en bonos”, Expansión, 17-02-2012

["Support and long-term vision in Spain, <<China's Best Friend in Europe>> (Chinese leaders dixit)", A.S.]

43.- 德国总统武尔夫宣布辞职, 德国之声中文网, 17-02-2012,,15747654,00.html

["Ethos!", A.S.]

42.-Vice-president Ji Xinping’s Visit to the US, China Daily, 15-02-2012

Background info:

a) China US Focus, February 2012:

b) Ji Xinping’s Visit to the US via Brookings, Brookings, 16-02-2012:

["Cfr. bilateral and global dimensions of that special relationship", A.S.]

41.- Delegation of the European Union to China, “EU-Relations with China: EU-China Summit”, Beijing, 14-02-2012

["Let's wait and see, let's see and act accordingly", A.S.]

40.- Tan Yingzi, “Town ready to welcome return of special guest”, China Daily, 13-02-2012

["Vice-President Xi Jinping is visiting the United States on Feb 13-17. The power of memories and agriculture", A.S.]

39.-, “World’s top 20 richest soccer clubs”, China Daily, 10-02-2012

["A simple and classic issue: the magnetism of a ball", A.S.]

38.- Xinhua, “China bans airlines into EU carbon scheme”, China Daily, 06-02-2012

["Complementary and colliding principles: [...] to combat climate change as well as the sustainable development of the international airline industry”, A.S.]

37.- Cheng Guangjin, Zhou Wa, “Chinese bailout funding for Europe possible”, China Daily, 03-02-2012

["Possible means possible", A.S.]

36.- Merkel starts two-day visit to China, Globaltimes, 02-02-2012

35.- Robert Roßmann, “China-Reise der Kanzlerin Merkel buhlt um Pekings Billionen-Reserven”, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 01-02-2012

[Highlight: "Mit Freude wurde in Berlin aufgenommen, dass Wen Jiabao die Kanzlerin nach Guangdong begleitet. Dies sei ein Zeichen der Wertschätzung, weil Peking Deutschland "als wichtiges Ankerland in der EU" sehe.", A.S.]

34.- “La china Jinko Solar es el nuevo patrocinador del Valencia CF”, Global Asia, 31-01-2012

["The joint power of Chinese sun and Valencia football", A.S.]

33.- “China’s Sany to acquire German’s Putzmeister”, CNTV, 31-01-2012

["Analize this new in the context of Angela Merkel's visit to China to start within hours:

"Merkel will noch engere Zusammenarbeit mit China", Berlin, 28.01.2012

", A.S.]

32.- 维克多加西亚孔查先生将领导塞万提斯学院

["A new language frontier: China's  hinterland", A.S]

31.- The “Global Go To Think Tank Index”, which examined 6545 think tanks, rated ECRF in the Top 10 in three categories: the best non-US think tanks; the world’s most innovative policy ideas and proposals (global); and the best use of the internet and social media in engaging the public (global)

Source: via e-mail new and blog, respectively, 23-01/27-01-2012, ECFR, Madrid

30.- The World Economic Forum (WEF), Davos, 25/29-01-2012          

["A special chapter: European, Iberoamerican and Chinese VIP attending the Forum", A.S.]

29.- Liu Yang, “Negotiations, not sanctions, are solution to Iranian nuclear deadlock”, Xinhua, 24-01-2012

["Alternative options'", A.S.]

28.- Wu Yun, “Chinese Academy of Social Sciences ranks first among Asian think tanks”, People’s Daily, 21-01-2012

27.- OPCh, “China en 2011 y 2012: Análisis y previsiones del OPCh”, 21-01-2012

["A window for a better understanding of China in Spanish for the Spanish speaking community and networks worldwide", A.S.]

26.- Elcano Royal Institute among the world’s 50 best think tanks, ELCANO ALERT, Nr 29, 19-01-2012

“The Elcano Royal Institute is one of the world’s 50 best security and international relations think-tanks, according to the latest report released by the University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies programme.”

Source: ELCANO ALERT Nr 29, 19-01-2012

25.- Oswald Chen, Emma An and Wang Xiaotian, “London set for a role in yuan transactions”, China Daily, 17-01-2012.

24.- Zheng Yangpeng and Zhang Chunyan, “China seeks viable, solid investment options in Europe”, China Daily, 16-01-2012.

["Find out the main linkage between news nº 27 and 28", A.S.]

23.- Richard Boudreaux, Paulo Prada, “Exodus of Workers From Continent Reverses Old Patterns”, The Wall Street Journal, 14-01-2012

["2012-2022: Brain drain in Europe. An opportunity for Europe, Latin America, China and the world", A.S.]

22.- Yu Ran, “Foreigners flock to China for job opportunities”, China Daily, 21-12-2011

["What about Portuguese-Spanish speaking nations?", A.S.]

21.- Rocío Montes, “Piñera defiende el potencial de Chile como nexo con Asia Pacífico”, El País, 14-12-2011

["Possibly a long term strategy demanding concerted efforts from Chilean, Iberoamerican, Chinese, Asian and European strategists and investors", A.S.]

20.-China will 300 Milliarden Dollar in Europa und USA investieren, Süddeutsche Zeitung (Reuter), 09-12-2011, 14:37

["Tbd.", A.S.]

19.- Zhang Haizhou and Hu Yinan, “Experts urge Europe to look toward Asia-Pacific” China Daily (Europe Edition), 05-12-2011

["How are we facing this challenge in both effective and imaginative ways from Barcelona, Madrid and other major European cities?", A.S.]

18.- Latin America, “Latin America launches new economic alliance”, Deutsche Welle, 03-12-2011,,15575835,00.html

Highlight: [...] In the medium term, however, Europe will have no choice but to accept the fact that it is bound to see its economic and political significance decline in Latin America.

“[...] “If China builds industrial enterprises in Latin America, in the automotive industry, for example, German companies will have to face up to the competition from Asia in Latin America,” Rösler said.””]

17.- Internacional, “Hu Jintao felicita a la CELAC y manifiesta su voluntad de reforzar su colaboración” La Vanguardia, 03/12/2011

["Noticia-mérito de La Vanguardia.", A. S. ]

16.- China-Europe Partnership in Progress. Speech by Vice Foreign Minister Fu Ying at the Lanting Forum, 02-12-2011

“Highlight: [...] This triggered a wave of discussion among the Chinese public too. People ask, how can China, a country with a per capita GDP of a little more than 4,000 dollars, help Europe whose per capita GDP is higher than 30,000 dollars?.”

["Yes, to have reached this point in the EU-China exchange is a mistery of our times to say the least", A. S.]

15.- Economy, “Chinese investors to head to Europe: report”, EU Business, 29-11-2011

["To whom it may concern and discern between expectaction and reality for this new isn't exactly a new.", A.S.]

14.- Barcelona Football Club, “Commercial and institutional ties to highlight Rosell’s China visit”, 25/28-11-2011

["Més que mai impel·lits a ser més que un club", A.S.]

13.- The China Times, “Spanish operator Telefónica and China Unicom expand partnership”, Madrid-Beijing, 21-11-2011

["A new plenty of possible συνεργός", A. S.]

12.- EU News of global concern: “Spaniards to the polls in general election”, Madrid, Xinhua, 20-11-2011, 16:25:38

[""Elections in Spain, “one of China’s best friends in the European Union” (Wen Jiabao, Li Keqiang, among other Chinese leaders dixit). Background article: "", A.S.]

11.- China at the 6th East Asia Summit. For the first time joined by Russia and the US, CNTV/Xinhua, Bali, 19-11-2011

10.- “The magic of diasporas: Immigrant networks are a rare bright spark in the world economy. Rich countries should welcome them”, The Economist, November 19th, 2011

["An old topic including some fresh China related info", A.S.]

9.- Spanish Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism in a one-week visit to China, Global Asia, Beijing, 17-11-2011

["Aprovecharlo pronto", A.S.]

8.- Ferry Batzoglou, Manfred Ertel, “‘Good Friends Are There to Help’. Chinese Investors Take Advantage of Greek Crisis”, 16-11-2011,1518,797751,00.html

["China-Greece: 機机/Parthenon temple. Greece, current focal point of civilizations, management and geopolitcs", A.S.]

7.- Jackie Calmes, “A U.S. Marine Base for Australia Irritates China”, The New York Times, 16-11-2011.

["Read the preceding headline against the backdrop of the following website launched this year:  And think again", A.S.]

6.- Next year´s news: 2012 APEC forum in Vladivostok

[Reflection of the moment: "Vladivostok, Beijing and Barcelona belong to the Eurasian continent", A.S.]

5.- APEC summit, Hawaii, November 12-13

APEC Member states

["And a fashionable question: Old Europe vs. New Asia Pacific?" A.S.]

4.- Christine Lagarde, “To my Chinese speaking friends”, China´s Twitter: Weibo, 14-11-2011

See =>

["Lagarde's Chinese Twitter account. A telling initiative and finesse in the current global situation", A. S.]

3.- Klaus Regling, “Der Chef des Euro-Rettungsfonds braucht Geld für die Absicherung der Gemeinschaftswährung. Doch die Chinesen stellen Bedingungen.”, Die Zeit, 28-10-2011.

[""Bedingungen" that may signal a historic shift in global power", A.S.].

2.- Soledad Gallego-Díaz, “América Latina da la espalda a Europa. El vuelco hacia China e India.”, El País,29-10-2011

["En verdad no <<da la espalda>>. El malentendido proviene de la apreciación tradicional que supone que A.L. constituye una realidad alineada.", A. S.]

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