The Third Session of Advanced Study of Overseas Chinese Language Media was held on November 26 in Beijing. The Culture, Education and Propaganda Department of Overseas Chinese Affair Office of the State Council, China News Services, and the School of Journalism of Renmin University of China sponsored the event.
Western countries are rallying together against China in Africa, warned International Herald Leader of Xinhua on December 27, 2007.
On December 24, 2007, Xinhua published an article under the title "Let’s Learn to Show Contempt for U.S. Pressure." It stated that China can hardly breathe because of the pressure in international trade. The pressure relates to such issues as RMB currency depreciation, product recalls, over 50 anti-China bills presently in the U.S. Congress and escalating demands on China to open up its financial market.
On November 24, Cao Yushu, deputy president of the China Macroeconomic Research Association, talked about the three main concerns regarding China’s economic situation.
Guangming Daily, a major government newspaper that targets intellectuals, recently published an article describing the four-year war in Iraq and the six-year war in Afghanistan as "the deepest swamp for the U.S. since the cold war." 
Xinhua News reported on August 21, 2007, that the directors of China’s Family Planning Association at the provincial levels held a meeting in which they discussed that China’s family planning work faces eight challenges .
Axiang (an alias), a Hong Kong Democracy activist revealed to the Epoch Times that he has often been contacted by the Liaison Office of the Chinese Government in the Hong Kong S.A.R.  (LOCPG) over the past several years. Recently, the LOCPG contacted him to get information about Hong Kong people participating in the Quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Movement. Axiang told the reporter that three thugs attacked Albert Ho Chun-yan (何俊仁), the chair of the Democratic Party (Hong Kong) and a member of the Legislative Council, because he protested the CCP’s harvesting organs from live Falun Gong practitioners and supported the civil rights movement in Mainland China. The LOCPG told Axiang that it will treat Mr. Sun Bin, the grandnephew of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen ,  the same way it treated Mr. Ho. 
A survey sampling 1,000 citizens in major cities in China was published in the August issue of Global Enrepeneur Magazine. It reveals that the Chinese public has mixed feelings about foreign companies doing business in China.
On the one hand, the results showed that over 80 percent of those surveyed think that the foreign companies have promoted economic development in China. On the other hand, 73.1 percent expressed strong dissatisfaction towards the foreign companies as they have "relocated environmentally hazardous industries and factories to China."