Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

  • 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. ...

  • PROFILE – China’s President Xi Jinping

    Xi Jinping took up his post as president of China in March 2013 in the second planned, orderly transition since the Communist revolution in 1949. He will hold the post for ten years until March 2023. ...

  • Xi hails China-Russia relations as guarantee of peace

    China's new leader Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed strong relations between Russia and China as a guarantee of world peace, as he continued his first foreign trip as president with a speech to students in Moscow. ...