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  • China’s Xi calls on army to be battle-ready

    China’s armed forces must strengthen their sense of urgency and do everything they can to prepare for battle, President Xi Jinping says.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Chinese president, PM greet Sheikh Hasina on AL’s victory

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang exten their heartfelt congratulations to Bangladesh Premier and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on securing her party’s absolute majority in the 11th parliamentary elections.

  • G20 'agrees to reform WTO'

    Global leaders were expected to back an overhaul of the world body that regulates international trade disputes at a summit yesterday, delegates said, ahead of high-stakes talks between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping aimed at defusing a trade war.

  • China's Xi, North Korea's Kim meet ahead of Trump summit

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un meet in northeast China in an unannounced visit by the North Korean leader ahead of an expected summit with US President Donald Trump.

  • Xi, Modi agree to reduce border tensions

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ends informal meetings with a promise to reduce border tensions after a high-altitude standoff in the Himalayas last year.

  • Can India and China find a new template for their ties?

    One of the most enduring images from the first-ever meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping less than four years ago was that of the two leaders sitting together on a swing on the riverfront of Sabaramati river in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat. That was Modi's way of welcoming Xi who had begun his maiden tour of India with a visit to Modi's home state. On April 27 and 28 this year, the two leaders would again come together—this time at a sprawling villa by the Yangtze river in the picturesque Chinese city of Wuhan.

  • The West's Crisis of Confidence

    In an age defined by US President Donald Trump's rage, Russian President Vladimir Putin's revisionism, and Chinese President Xi Jinping's unbridled ambition, the international order is becoming increasingly disorderly, dysfunctional, and even dangerous. How did we arrive at this state of affairs? And how can we leave it behind?

  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump says Xi told him meeting with Kim went well

    President Donald Trump says in a tweet that Chinese President Xi Jinping had told him a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had gone very well and that Kim looked forward to meeting with Trump.

  • Kim visits China

    NKorea's Kim met China's Xi on 1st foreign trip

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is treated to a lavish welcome by Chinese President Xi Jinping during a secretive trip to Beijing as both sides seek to repair frayed ties ahead of landmark summits with Seoul and Washington.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Xi gets second term with powerful ally as VP

    China's rubber-stamp parliament unanimously hands President Xi Jinping a second term and elevates his right-hand man to the vice presidency, giving him a strong ally to consolidate power and handle US trade threats.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping

    China targets robust growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

    China’s government pledges to deliver robust growth, pursue advanced technology and boost military spending while urging the public to embrace President Xi Jinping’s rule as its ceremonial legislature prepares for changes to allow him to stay in power indefinitely.

  • China's military force

    China's military ordered to pledge total loyalty to Xi

    China's military has been ordered to pledge absolute loyalty to President Xi Jinping while a paramilitary police force now literally sings his praises, further cementing his place as the country's most powerful leader in decades.

  • Chinese President Xi Jingping,

    Xi declares 'new era' for China as party congress opens

    President Xi Jinping declares China is entering a "new era" of challenges and opportunities as he opens a Communist Party congress expected to enhance his already formidable power.

  • Deals with China moving at snail's pace

    Disappointingly, out of the 26 deals that were signed between China and Bangladesh during President Xi Jinping's visit, three-fourths of the deals have shown no signs of progress even after a whole year has passed.

  • China pledges new funding for BRICS as group opposes protectionism

    China will give $80 million in funding for BRICS cooperation plans, Chinese President Xi Jinping says, while the bloc of five emerging countries pledge to oppose protectionism.

  • David Cameron raises concerns with Xi Jinping over steel

    During a Washington dinner on Thursday, Cameron says they needed to work together to tackle "over-capacity".

  • US, China to co-operate over N Korea

    China and the United States will work together to try and prevent further missile tests by North Korea, US President Barack Obama says.

  • Every country should govern its own Internet: China

    Every nation should have independent authority over its own Internet, Chinese President Xi Jinping says, telling a government-organised conference that "freedom and order" are both necessary in cyberspace.

  • Hinkley Point nuclear agreement reached

    EDF Energy has reached an agreement with China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) to build a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point, Somerset.

  • Chinese hackers arrested after US request

    Chinese police arrests hackers after the US government supplied them with a list of cybercrime suspects.

  • China to announce climate pledge as Xi visits Washington

    China's President Xi Jinping is set to unveil a landmark pledge on climate change and curbing harmful emissions, White House officials say.

  • China open to foreign companies: Xi Jinping

    Chinese President Xi Jinping says the country will never close its open door to the outside world.

  • A different pivot to the East

    China President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States next week will mark an important stage in Sino-US relations, the most critical of current geostrategic relationships.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi With Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: AFP

    Emphasis on economic relations

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited China from 14-16 May 2015. Modi has been to China before as Chief Minister of Gujarat.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li pose for a selfie at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

    Modi in China

    Since taking office last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to transform his country's relationship with China...

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Will strategic differences be removed?

    India can be a global power if economic invigoration is injected through building infrastructure on roads, highways and railways and he is eager to follow the Chinese model of progress.