Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
U.S. Senate panel Oks nomination of ambassador to China
+ -
08:09, August 05, 2009

Click the "PLAY" button and listen. Do you like the online audio service here?
Good, I like it
Just so so
I don't like it
No interest
 Related News
 U.S. Senate restricts banks on hiring foreign nationals
 U.S. Senate to vote on stimulus package later Friday or over weekend 
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved Utah Governor Jon Huntsman's nomination as ambassador to China.

The Committee also endorsed President Barack Obama's pick of campaign fund-raiser and lawyer John Roos as U.S. ambassador to Japan.

The endorsement by the Committee paved the way for a vote by the full Senate, the date of which remains unclear.

Huntsman, 49, was appointed by President Obama as new U.S. ambassador to China in May. He is a Republican who was elected governor of Utah in 2004 and reelected in 2008. He served as U.S. ambassador to Singapore during the administration of President George Bush and as deputy U.S. trade representative during the administration of President George W. Bush.

Huntsman attended the University of Utah and received a bachelor's degree in business from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania after transferring to that school. He can speak fluent Mandarin Chinese.

Source: Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Unveiled Rebiya Kadeer: a Uighur Dalai Lama
80 pct of netizens agree China should punish Facebook
LA police: Michael Jackson death may have been 'homicide'
Chinese netizens call for punishing Turkey
Al-Qaida threatens Chinese abroad

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/90883/6718691.pdf