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Xi Jinping

China eases controls, gives no sign when ‘zero COVID’ ends

The changes follow protests demanding an end to “zero COVID” but are in line with Communist Party promises earlier to reduce disruption by easing quarantine and other restrictions.

published on : 5th December 2022

The world according to Washington

US’ drive for a global order in economy and trade comes up against China’s economic interlinkages with the West.

published on : 2nd December 2022

China vows crackdown on 'hostile forces' as public tests Xi

Many mocked the government's ever-changing line of reasoning, as well as claims that "hostile outside foreign forces" were stirring the wave of anger.

published on : 30th November 2022

Former President Jiang Zemin, who guided China's rise, dies

Jiang gave up his last official title in 2004 but remained a force behind the scenes in the wrangling that led to the rise of current President Xi Jinping, who took power in 2012.

published on : 30th November 2022

China lockdown protests pause as police flood city streets

Without mentioning the protests, the criticism of Xi or the fire, some local authorities eased restrictions Monday.

published on : 29th November 2022

Wordplay, blank signs, music: How China is protesting zero-Covid

Here's how many Chinese have attempted to evade censorship to demonstrate their anger and show support for protests.

published on : 28th November 2022

China protests speak to deep political frustrations against Xi, CCP

People took to the streets across China on Sunday to call for an end to lockdowns and for greater political freedoms, in a wave of widespread protest not seen since pro-democracy rallies in 1989.

published on : 28th November 2022

China affirms zero-COVID stance, eases rules after protests

The government made no comment on the protests or criticism of Xi, the most widespread display of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades.

published on : 28th November 2022

Signs of Iran in China as protests spread; people chant 'Step down, Xi Jinping'

The ongoing protests had its beginning in early November following a deadly fire in Ürümqi that claimed 10 lives. 

published on : 27th November 2022

Xi Jinping, Kamala Harris call for open channels in latest US-China meeting

Chinese state media quoted Xi as telling Harris that his meeting with Biden was "strategic and constructive, and has important guiding significance for China-US relations in the next stage."

published on : 19th November 2022

Analysis | Have China and India shifted stance on Ukraine war?

There's certainly an eagerness by a world weary of war to see it as the beginning of a shift by the burgeoning global powers.

published on : 17th November 2022

Xi Jinping, Japan PM Kishida meet as North Korea fires missile

The pair met on the sidelines of a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum focused on pandemic recovery and the global economic turmoil unleashed by the war in Ukraine.

published on : 17th November 2022

Chinese President Xi confronts Canadian PM Trudeau at G-20 summit

Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly also said she discussed Chinese interference with her Chinese counterpart at the G-20.

published on : 17th November 2022

First since Galwan: PM Modi, Xi Jinping shake hands at G20 dinner

Among the meetings Modi had with other leaders included US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and French President Emmanuel Macron.

published on : 16th November 2022

G-20 summit: Biden discusses Taiwan with Xi in effort to avoid 'conflict'

The meeting came as the superpowers aimed to "manage" differences between them as they compete for global influence amid increasing economic and security tensions.

published on : 14th November 2022

G-20 summit: Biden, Xi shake hands as they meet amid superpower tensions

Before meeting with Xi, Biden first held a sit-down with the Indonesian President to announce a range of initiatives for the nation, including investments in climate, security, education.

published on : 14th November 2022

US, Japan, South Korea vow unified response to North Korea threat

Biden met separately with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol before all three sat down together on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Cambodia.

published on : 13th November 2022

G20 Summit: Biden to seek red lines in talks with Xi Jinping

Washington and Beijing are at loggerheads over issues ranging from trade to human rights in China's Xinjiang region and the status of the self-ruled island of Taiwan.

published on : 13th November 2022

Computer chip ban signals new era as Biden and Xi meet

The US and China have each identified the development and production of computer chips as vital for economic growth and their own security interests.

published on : 13th November 2022

Biden to press Xi Jinping on North Korea in G20 talks

The pair are not short of topics to discuss, with Washington and Beijing at loggerheads over issues ranging from trade to human rights in China's Xinjiang region and the status of Taiwan.

published on : 12th November 2022
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