Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

09Nov/17

China says its people can contact the outside world, after Trump skirted country’s firewall to tweet on trip

BEIJING, CHINA (NOVEMBER 9, 2017) (REUTERS) – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hu Chunying said on Thursday (November 9) there were plenty of channels for people in China to communicate with “the outside world”. Hua’s comments were a response to a journalist’s question about whether China sees U.S. President Donald Trump’s open use of twitter during his trip in Beijing to be in breach of Chinese law. Continue reading

24Oct/17

China Communist Party enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ in constitution

China’s ruling Communist Party enshrines President Xi Jinping’s political thought into its constitution, putting him in the same company as the founder of modern China, Mao Zedong. Samantha Vadas reports. Continue reading

15May/17

China’s new ‘Silk Road’: big plan, big challenges?

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

12Jan/17

Divided societies, rising populism top risk list at Davos

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

11Dec/15

China’s President’s taste for British beer sends sales soaring

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

19Oct/15

UK’s red carpet welcome for China’s Xi

(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.
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