Chinese President Xi Jinping

China, Myanmar ‘stand together’ despite Rohingya backlash

China and Myanmar ink dozens of mammoth infrastructure and trade deals after a meeting between President Xi Jinping and fallen rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi, as Beijing doubles down on its support for a government under fire for its treatment of Rohingya Muslims.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Xi warns Biden over Taiwan: “Those playing with fire will be burned”

In a “candid” phone conversation on Thursday night (July 28), Chinese President Xi Jinping warned his American counterpart Joe Biden against supporting Taiwanese independence, saying those who play with fire will be burned, state media reported.

January 18, 2020
January 18, 2020

China, Myanmar ‘stand together’ despite Rohingya backlash

China and Myanmar ink dozens of mammoth infrastructure and trade deals after a meeting between President Xi Jinping and fallen rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi, as Beijing doubles down on its support for a government under fire for its treatment of Rohingya Muslims.

January 5, 2019
January 5, 2019

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.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

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.

December 2, 2018
December 2, 2018

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.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

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.

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

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.

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

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.

April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018

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?

March 28, 2018
March 28, 2018
USA

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.