Xi, Putin pledge to enhance regional, international cooperation

Xi, Putin pledge to enhance regional, international cooperation

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping after awarding him with the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool   Da Nang, Vietnam, November 11 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping met here on Friday with his Russian […]

China’s Xi says hopes to promote relations with North Korea: KCNA

China’s Xi says hopes to promote relations with North Korea: KCNA

China’s President Xi Jinping claps after his speech as he and other new Politburo Standing Committee members meet with the press at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee   SEOUL, November 2 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping replied to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s congratulatory […]

Trump’s visit to China ‘most important bilateral event’: Xi

Trump’s visit to China ‘most important bilateral event’: Xi

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, July 8, 2017. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)   Beijing, September 30 (PTI) China regards US President Donald Trump’s November visit as “the most important bilateral event”, President Xi Jinping […]

‘Modi, Xi meet ing at Hamburg set the stage for resolving Doklam’

‘Modi, Xi meet ing at Hamburg set the stage for resolving Doklam’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, attend the welcoming banquet for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit, in Xiamen, China September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu   New Delhi, September 30 (IANS) The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

Xi, Modi unlikely to meet at G20 due to border row

Xi, Modi unlikely to meet at G20 due to border row

Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are unlikely to have a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit due to the worsening border dispute, Beijing on Thursday hinted, saying the “atmosphere was not right”.   Beijing said the “trespass” by Indian troops into the Chinese […]

China-US relationship paying dividends: White House

China-US relationship paying dividends: White House

Washington, May 13 (IANS) White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that the trade consensus reached by China and the US showed that the bilateral relationship is already “paying dividends”.   “As the President has shown, in terms of the relationship that he’s built with (Chinese) President Xi (Jinping) and the rest of the team built […]

Xi, Trump discuss North Korea, Syria

Xi, Trump discuss North Korea, Syria

Beijing, April 12 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday discussed the Korean Peninsula and Syria with his US counterpart Donald Trump over telephone, a media report said.   Xi said China sticks to the target of denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula and was committed to peace and stability in the region, Xinhua news agency […]

U.S. business seeks action, not trade war, in Xi-Trump summit

U.S. business seeks action, not trade war, in Xi-Trump summit

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) – Although worried about the prospect of a trade war, American businesses operating in China nonetheless want President Donald Trump to wring some concessions on market access from China’s leader Xi Jingping when the two meet this week.   Trump warned in a tweet last week the meetings at his Mar-a-Lago […]

China’s popular first lady takes the stage in Xi’s U.S. visit

China’s popular first lady takes the stage in Xi’s U.S. visit

BEIJING, March 31 (Reuters) – Glamorous, popular and passionate about fighting AIDS, Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan is Beijing’s diplomatic not-so-secret weapon spreading Chinese soft power around the world.   A former singing star in the People’s Liberation Army, “Mother Peng”, as she is affectionately known in China, will be at President Xi Jinping’s side […]

Xi’s “core” Party position cemented in China’s ideological education

Xi’s “core” Party position cemented in China’s ideological education

BEIJING (Reuters) – China cemented President Xi Jinping’s position as the “core” of the Communist Party on Monday, making it part of ideological teaching in colleges and universities as Beijing tightens its hold on education.   Political thought and party leadership in China’s places of higher learning should “closely revolve around the Chinese Communist Party […]

Trump breaks ice with China’s Xi in letter seeking ‘constructive’ ties

Trump breaks ice with China’s Xi in letter seeking ‘constructive’ ties

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, February 9 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has broken the ice with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a letter that said he looked forward to working with him to develop constructive relations, although the pair haven’t spoken directly since Trump took office.   The letter thanked Xi for his congratulatory note on Trump’s […]