Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

  • Dalai Lama says China hardliners hold back Xi on Tibet autonomy

    Hardliners in the Chinese government are holding back President Xi Jinping from granting genuine autonomy to Tibet, the Himalayan region's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, told a French broadcaster. ...

  • China ex-security chief’s fall cements Xi’s grip on power

    The Chinese Communist Party's decision to arrest and expel former security chief Zhou Yongkang is a bold step that demonstrates President Xi Jinping's determination to consolidate power. ...

  • China marks six priorities for new type of major-country relations with US

    President Xi Jinping on Wednesday outlined six priorities in building a new type of major-country relationship with the United States. ...

  • President Barack Obama reiterates US position that Tibet is part of China

    President Barack Obama reaffirmed on Wednesday the United States' position that Tibet is 'part of the People’s Republic of China.' 'We are not in favour of independence,' Obama said. ...

  • Lobsang Yeshi Sizing up Xi’s “Friendly Overture” – Part I

    Xi’s lofty rhetoric about friendship, assuring India of the need to "work together to carry forward the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence" has failed to match genuine actions, as always. ...

  • China’s Xi and Japan’s Abe hold landmark meeting

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held formal talks on Monday for the first time since the two leaders took office, a breakthrough in ending a two-year row over history and territory. ...

  • China tells Taiwan: Reunifying will end antagonism

    Chinese president Xi Jinping said reunifying the mainland and Taiwan is about ending political antagonism rather than about rebuilding territories and sovereignty, state media reported Friday. ...

  • Vijay Kranti Modi’s India: From idealism to pragmatism

    Mr Modi's style has made a drastic shift of Indian polity from a six-decade-old Nehruvian suicidal idealism to a pragmatic and self-respecting style for which Sardar Patel has been always remembered and respected. ...

  • Xi Jinping’s India visit has given ‘great boost’ to ties: China

    China today said President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India has given a "great boost" to bilateral ties and the two sides should manage border disputes in a way that does not affect their relationship. ...

  • Indian TV anchor sacked for calling Chinese president ‘Eleven’ Jinping

    A Doordarshan news anchor has been sacked after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing Xi's name with the Roman numerals XI. ...