Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

  • Dalai Lama hopes China’s new rulers will see need for change

    Ahead of an imminent change in Chinese leadership, the Dalai Lama has cautioned China that persistent use of force and repression in Tibet is like "suicide". ...

  • China’s Xi meets Panetta, wants better military ties with US

    China's leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping on Wednesday held his first talks with a foreign official since vanishing from the public eye nearly two weeks ago. ...

  • China’s Xi finally appears in public amid rumours over health

    Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping appeared in public on Saturday for the first time in about two weeks, visiting a Beijing university. ...

  • Mystery absence of Xi Jinping sparks rumours

    Where is China's President-in-waiting Xi Jinping? Mystery absence of Xi sends rumour mills into frenzy. ...

  • Beijing car crash opens door to another scandal in China

    Before dawn on March 18, a black Ferrari slammed into a concrete barrier in Beijing, killing the young male driver and setting off yet another episode in the soap opera that has become Chinese politics. ...

  • Does China’s next leader have a soft spot for Tibet?

    Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama once had a special relationship with the father of Xi Jinping, the man in line to become China's next president. ...

  • Claude Arpi China’s top two obsessions — loyalty and Party

    China has had two obsessions: stability and loyalty to the Party. When Beijing's State machinery starts hammering a certain issue on the masses, it usually means that the leadership has a serious predicament. ...