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 .