Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

  • China’s Xi sidesteps SE Asia pressure over South China Sea disputes

    Chinese President Xi Jinping showed no sign of bending to Southeast Asian pressure to resolve increasingly irascible territorial disputes over the South China Sea on Thursday, simply repeating calls for dialogue. ...

  • Dalai Lama calls for dialogue on Syria

    The Dalai Lama wrapped up Forum 2000 with calls for peace, democracy and dialogue on Syria. "Syria is full of hate," he added. "The only [solution] is dialogue. It is the only way." ...

  • China charges Bo Xilai with corruption, paves way for trial

    China charged senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption on Thursday, paving the way for a trial seen by many as a test for legal reform and President Xi Jinping's commitment to combat corruption. ...

  • China lifts ban on Dalai Lama photos

    Chinese officials have lifted a ban on Tibetan monks displaying photographs of the Dalai Lama at a prominent monastery, an unexpected policy shift which could ease tensions in the restive region. ...

  • Xi Jinping launches “thorough clean-up” of the ruling Communist Party

    President Xi Jinping is to launch a "thorough clean-up" of the ruling Communist Party, state media reported Tuesday, the latest strongly-worded anti-corruption drive to be enacted by China's new leader. ...

  • Obama, Xi urge new relations amid hacking row

    Throwing formality aside at a desert retreat, the US and Chinese leaders pledged a new approach in ties, but President Barack Obama took the rising power to task on cyber-hacking charges. ...

  • Protests target Obama-Xi talks in California desert

    A few hundred protesters gathered on Friday outside the desert oasis where President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were to hold talks. ...

  • Plan for Dalai Lama to visit Hong Kong may fall prey to Beijing’s meddling

    A religious group has invited the Dalai Lama to Hong Kong in September and is confident that the trip will go ahead, despite the tensions between the Tibetan spiritual leader and the mainland's government. ...

  • China officials holding secret sauna parties: state media

    Chinese officials have been holding secret sauna parties and hiding their alcohol in plastic water bottles as they seek to get around a crackdown on extravagance, state media reported Wednesday. ...

  • Dalai Lama hopes for a new era with Chinese President

    Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, hoped for a new era of reconciliation and peace with Chinese President Xi Jinping. He said that the newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping represents a positive change. ...