"Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I'm a little bit worried," Wen said at a news conference Friday after the closing of China's annual legislative session. "I would like to call on the United States to honor its words, stay a credible nation and ensure the safety of Chinese assets."
No Oriental inscrutability here. Very serious warning.
Follow Up: Only two days ago Premier Wen declared that there were very strong trends toward deflation. Keeping this diary I can see it half a page below. Sending contradictory messages is not the Chinese way. I am confused.