Chinese President Xi Jinping urges backing for his new Silk Road Initiative while addressing world leaders at a summit in Beijing, stressing the importance of rejecting protectionism in seeking global economic growth. As David Pollard reports, China has pledged $124 billion to make the plan a reality. Continue reading
Divided societies, rising populism and fears for the world’s climate top the list of risks facing politicians, central bankers and business leaders gathering in Davos next week, says the WEF. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading
Chinese President Xi Jinping says that risks are accumulating in the global economy from high leverage as G20 summit kicks off in Hangzhou. Continue reading
Sales of a beer made by a small British brewer are soaring in China after President Xi Jinping was pictured drinking a pint of Green King’s IPA beer with Prime Minister David Cameron at his local country pub. Continue reading
Chinese President Xi Jinping told African leaders his country would pump $60 billion into development projects, cancel some debt and boost agriculture under a three-year plan that will extend Beijing’s influence in the continent. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading
World leaders gathered for the United Nations-sponsored climate summit pose for family photo as the 2-week meeting gets underway.
The Queen welcomes Chinese President Xi to London with a display of full British pageantry marking the official start of a four-day State visit.
(BVO) – It’s the first visit to Britain for a Chinese president in ten years – and Xi Jinping will be getting the red carpet treatment.
He and his wife will be staying at Buckingham Palace as they seek to build on a portfolio of UK investments.
(BVO) – President Obama says he and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a “common understanding” on steps to curb cyber spying. The two met at the White House on Friday. Obama saying both governments agreed not to conduct economic espionage in cyberspace.
China says it opposes Internet hacking and is committed to cracking down on such activities, ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. next week.