Chinese President Xi Jinping

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.

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.

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.

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?

March 28, 2018
March 28, 2018

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.

March 17, 2018
March 17, 2018

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.

March 5, 2018
March 5, 2018

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.

November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017

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.

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

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.

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

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.

September 4, 2017
September 4, 2017

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.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

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".

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

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.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

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.