On November 28, 2007, José Manuel Barroso, President of the Eurpoean Commission, an executive branch of the European Union (EU) and José Sócrates, the Prime Minister of Portugal, will visit China for the 10th Annual China-EU summit in Beijing. This meeting between China and European leaders will act as a catalyst to strengthened their relationship.
Western countries are rallying together against China in Africa, warned International Herald Leader of Xinhua on December 27, 2007.
On October 2, 2007, Sohu News published the Outlook Weekly’s interview with Bolat Nurgaliyev, the Secretary General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
A Myanmar delegation held an investment promotion on October 28 at the Expo to attract investments from China. Chinese investments in Myanmar as of the end of 2006 had reached 475 million U.S. dollars.
On October 26, 2007, The Epoch Times published an open letter from Wang Zhaojun, a committee member of Anhui Province People’s Political Consultative, to Chinese leaders Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. Wang said that China must go through a political reform to resolve its social issues.