On December 12 and 13, the United States and China held the third Strategic Economic Dialogue in Beijing. Prior to the meeting, Xinhua’s Outlook Weekly predicted what new moves the United States would make.
The Director of the Taiwan Military Research Center, PLA Academy of Military Science, called on the Taiwan military to oppose Taiwan independence: "As long as the Taiwan military does not support Taiwan Independence, the Taiwan military is in fact safeguarding and maintaining peace in the Taiwan Straits."
On December 7, the Epoch Times reported that, on December 6, a Chinese government employee publishing an open letter to Chinese leaders Hu Jintao, Wen Jiabao and Wu Bangguo, urging them to bring former Chinese dictator Jiang Zeming and his Shanghai Gang to justice.
The Times reported that the United Kingdom’s counter-intelligence and security agency, M15, chief Jonathan Evans wrote confidentially to 300 chief executives of major companies and security chiefs of banks warning them of electronic attacks from "Chinese state organizations."
China’s Premier Wen Jiabao visited Wenlou Village in Henan Province on Friday, November 30, when World AIDS Day was approaching. It is a village heavily plagued by AIDS. Before Premier Wen’s arrival, local authorities not only put a group of activists and outspoken AIDS patients under house arrest; they also arranged for 1,600 policemen to dress up as villagers to welcome Premier Wen.
China becomes the first country to have more than 10 billion monthly search engine queries, thus exceeding the US and establishing a new world record.