Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Russia with a high-power team

    Chinese President Xi Jinping today left for Russia with a high-power team to attend the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits, on the sidelines of which he is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ...

  • China’s Panchen Lama meets Xi, calls for ‘national unity’

    A man Beijing has named as one of the most senior figures in Tibetan Buddhism met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, state media said on Thursday, as Communist authorities seek to win support for their policies in the region. ...

  • China’s ex-security chief jailed for life after secret trial

    China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang was jailed for life Thursday after a secret trial, state-media said, the highest ranking ex-official prosecuted by Beijing for corruption in decades. ...

  • Ship with over 450 on board sinks in China’s Yangtze

    Chinese rescuers on Tuesday searched for hundreds missing after a passenger ship carrying more than 450 people capsized in the storm-hit Yangtze river, with several survivors reportedly confirmed trapped in the upturned hull. ...

  • Modi sets a new China agenda, minus Panchsheel

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Beijing laid out a new agenda for India's ties with its biggest neighbour, calling on China to "reconsider its approach" on thorny issues such as the boundary question. ...

  • Xi greets Modi in ancestral home town with eye to trade ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping hosted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his ancestral home town at the start of a three-day visit to China on Thursday as the two Asian giants work to boost economic ties despite decades of mistrust. ...

  • Modi says China has ‘right’ to seek regional influence

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played down fears over China's growing regional clout ahead of his landmark trip to Beijing, saying the rival Asian powerhouse has a "right" to seek greater influence. ...

  • China offering Pakistan “huge” financing

    Pakistan needs a "huge amount of financing" for infrastructure and energy projects and China is ready to announce help when President Xi Jinping visits next week, a foreign ministry official said Friday. ...

  • China former security chief charged with bribery, abuse of power

    China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang was charged on Friday with bribery, abuse of power and disclosing state secrets, authorities said, making him the most senior official prosecuted in decades. ...

  • China’s Xi says hopes US pays attention to Tibet, Taiwan concerns

    In a telephone call with Obama, Xi said that China and the US should expand military, economic, energy, and environment cooperation. ...