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."
On August 29, 2007, during the Computer Malware Management and Law Seminar held in Shanghai, the government agencies involved with Internet security jointly proposed an "Internet Security Law" to be presented at the 17th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (NCCCP). 
On September 2, 2007, Huo Yi, the Chinese chief of the Sino-Russia joint military maneuver "Collaboration 2007," claimed that the joint drill was aimed at combating terrorists as well as improving Sino-Russia bilateral relations and was not meant to target any third country.