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Zhe Song, China’s main man in the EU, is every bit the modern Chinese diplomat: he knows the official line inside out and offers polite frustration in the face of what he sees as the West’s frequent misunderstanding of China. But he’s pragmatic and outward-looking; he talks of progress and consensus-building. Indeed, as evidenced by… » read more

Posted by Gary Finnegan

Call it a spoof, call it a stunt, but Greenpeace‘s cheeky ‘Special Edition’ of the International Herald Tribune was a masterclass in attracting attention in an age of information overload. The enviro-lobby gave out 50,000 copies of its fake 8-page IHT in capital cities across Europe today, handing them out at train stations and in… » read more

Posted by Gary Finnegan