Tag: Xi Jinping

China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers

Taipei: Ma Xiaolin frequently wrote about current affairs on one of China’s leading microblogging sites, where he has 2 million followers. But recently, he said...

China will ‘eat our lunch,’ Biden warns after clashing with Xi on most fronts

WASHINGTON | BEIJING: U.S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first phone call as leaders and appeared at odds on...

China gives Joe Biden’s dig at Xi Jinping lacking ‘D’ bone a pass; calls for managing differences

Beijing: China on Monday chose to ignore US President Joe Biden‘s comment that his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping lacked a democratic bone in his body...

Xi Jinping: China’s Xi warns Davos World Economic Forum against ‘new Cold War’

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned global leaders at an all-virtual Davos forum Monday against starting a “new Cold War“, and urged global unity in...

Pandemic far from over, bur winter cannot stop arrival of spring: Xi Jinping

New Delhi/Davos: Calling for greater international cooperation, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said the pandemic is far from over despite initial progress made by...

China’s intrusion in Ladakh is rooted in Beijing’s Middle Kingdom mentality: Lobsang Sangay

New Delhi, Chinas intrusion into Ladakh is rooted in Beijings Middle Kingdom mentality and the five-finger strategy of Mao Zedong for the region, says Lobsang...

View: In a complex, changing world, countering China is a multifaceted problem for India

An expansionist, economically and militarily strong China looms large over India’s north-eastern border, its Indian Ocean neighbourhood, and its ties with the US and Russia....

Xi Jinping: View: Good riddance to Trump but the real threat to world health, security is Xi Jinping

On January 20, Biden will be sworn in and Trump will join the ranks of former presidents like Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and...

Xi Jinping is making concessions and deals to make China indispensable and box out Biden

A trade pact with 14 other Asian nations. A pledge to join other countries in reducing carbon emissions to fight global warming. Now, an investment...

China’s new defence law expands power of its military headed by Xi Jinping

Beijing: China has revised its National Defence Law, expanding the power of its armed forces headed by President Xi Jinping to mobilise military and civilian...

China clamps down in hidden hunt for coronavirus origins, promoting theories that Covid originated elsewhere

Deep in the lush valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative to...

View: UN Security Council membership is a card India must play to its advantage

India’s entry into the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) this new year is going to be immensely significant, coming at a time when its Himalayan...

China to hold Parliament session in March to approve key plans

BEIJING: China will hold its annual Parliament session on March 5 next year to approve a host of key laws, including the 14th Five-Year Plan...

Can China dominate the Indian Ocean?

HONG KONG: Today it is legally indisputable that the high seas belong to all. This means China‘s navy has as much right to ply the...

‘The whole city was dark’: China rations electricity for millions

By Vivian Wang In the city of Yiwu in eastern China, authorities turned off streetlights for several days and ordered factories to open only part-time....

Xi Jinping: China’s third revolution: How an overreaching Xi Jinping is antagonising an entire planet

China’s moderniser Deng Xiaoping needs little introduction. China’s post-1978 success was built on Deng ‘burying Mao’, ushering in China’s ‘second revolution’. Today, Deng may be...

Narrow differences, resolve disputes through dialogue: Xi Jinping tells G20 Summit

China is ready to pursue peaceful coexistence with all countries on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit, President Xi Jinping said on...

Coronavirus crisis to dominate Saudi-hosted G20 summit

Saudi Arabia hosts the G20 summit Saturday in a first for an Arab nation, with the virtual forum dominated by efforts to tackle the coronavirus...

Respect ‘sovereignty and territorial integrity’: PM Modi’s message to China, Pakistan at SCO meet | India News

NEW DELHI: In a stern message to Pakistan and China during Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) annual meet on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it...

View: With Donald Trump gone, Beijing can relax a bit. ​​But can it really?

The US election verdict has provided Chinese President Xi Jinping with a unique gift. Though Donald Trump has been the butt of jokes and anger...

Joe Biden expected to lower rhetoric on China but continue to deal firmly against Beijing’s aggression

NEW DELHI: The incoming Joe Biden administration is expected to lower the rhetoric on China but continue to deal firmly against Beijing’s aggression including backing...

Biden may bring respite to China-US ‘Cold War’, but rivalry to continue: Chinese observers

Beijing: The victory of Joe Biden in the US presidential election may provide a respite to China from President Donald Trump‘s declaration of the “Cold...

As China continues to push propaganda about the coronavirus, Wuhan emerges as a star

by Vivian Wang They came out one after another, with flourishes and fanfare. A six-hour documentary series showing the “heroic deeds of party members” and...

China can no longer rely on old model of development, time for change: Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that China can no longer rely on its previous economic development model of depending on global exports and must...

China, US economic ‘decoupling’ not realistic, a ‘lose-lose’ plan: Top Chinese official

Beijing: Deriding the talk of “decoupling” of trade and economic ties between China and the US as a “lose-lose” plan, a senior Chinese official on...