Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

  • China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi Arabia elected to UN Human Rights Council

    China, Cuba, Russia and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday won three-year seats on the Geneva-based Human Rights Council, the United Nations' top rights body, despite concerns about abuses on freedoms in all four nations. ...

  • China promises economic reforms at key meeting

    China's Communist Party promised to deepen economic reforms to give the market a "decisive" role in allocating resources, state media reported Tuesday at the end of a closely-watched meeting. ...

  • China party says no to political reform on eve of key meet

    China's Communist Party gave an emphatic no to any political reform that may threaten its rule in a lengthy document published on Friday, the day before it starts a key meeting to set the economic agenda for the next decade. ...

  • China says Tibet policy “correct”, no turning back

    China has no intention of altering its "correct" policies in the restive region of Tibet as they have brought unprecedented achievements, a government white paper said on Tuesday. ...

  • Border issue to top agenda during Indian PM’s China visit

    Indicating that the proposed border cooperation agreement with China will top the agenda during his visit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said he will discuss the issue with Premier Li Keqiang. ...

  • 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. ...