US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday called for deepening the bilateral ties with China.
Panetta's visit, in my personal opinion, will help China understand US strategic intentions.
There has been speculation among Democrats at their party's national convention about who might succeed Hillary Clinton if Obama is re-elected.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing on Tuesday in a bid to ease tension over US involvement in territorial disputes and an increasing military presence in the region.
Hillary Clinton is scheduled to arrive in Beijing and discuss a wide range of issues of common concern with top Chinese officials, after wrapping up her visit to Indonesia on Monday.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Pacific island leaders Friday that the US was looking to an "American model of partnership" in the region.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will depart for the Cook Islands, Indonesia, China, Timor-Leste, Brunei, and Russia on Aug 30.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's expected visit this week to the Cook Islands in the South Pacific has raised geo-political concerns over competition among major powers in the region.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton placed second after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and followed by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on the list.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading for a six-nation African tour on Tuesday.
Hillary Clinton is to become the first top US diplomat to visit Laos in 57 years, as part of an eight-nation tour that also takes her to Egypt and Israel.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left on Thursday for an eight-nation tour, including what the State Department called a "groundbreaking" visit to Laos.