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Japan has offered to help China with its "toilet revolution," a project launched by President Xi Jinping to improve hygiene via upgrading lavatories across the country with cutting-edge technology. On Sunday and Monday, Japanese and Chinese officials met and discussed improving political ties ...
On February 25, the Chinese Communist Party proposed to remove term limits on its president and vice president, essentially ensuring that -- when the time came to vote, which it did the following month at the National People's Congress -- Xi Jinping would clear the path for himself to be president for ...

(CNN) Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a clear message of Beijing's disapproval over growing ties between the United States and Taiwan by ordering live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait. The drills, to be held this coming Wednesday, will mark the first time the Chinese Navy has held drills with ... United States
Chinese President Xi Jinping said rising protectionism adds risks and uncertainty in the world's economy, state media reported on Monday. Xi's comments were made to Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), media said. Xi also said it was necessary for ... Xi Jinping
BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Chinese President Xi Jinping handed a much-awaited gift to Hainan province, unveiling measures ranging from a fund to help turn the resort island into a free trade port and prioritising tourism to supporting the development of horse racing and sports lotteries. The ... China Hawaii Xi Jinping
For two weeks, the world anxiously awaited what President Xi Jinping would say at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 in Hainan, given tit-for-tat trade threats between the world's two largest economies - the United States and China. After he delivered his keynote speech at the ... Donald Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping echoed the same sentiment at the National People's Congress (NPC) last month, where he warned Taiwan that all attempts to split China would be “doomed to fail” and will invite “the punishment of history.” Xi's speech came shortly after President Donald Trump signed the ... Donald Trump
China is set to hold live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait next week in a move certain to ratchet tensions with Taipei, after Chinese president Xi Jinping oversaw the biggest naval exercises in the country's history. The new drills, which are planned for Wednesday, come as tensions between Beijing and Taiwan ... Donald Trump
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte prior to their bilateral meeting during the Belt and Road Forum, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters. The more complicated one is the area where you already have features. Do we want to live with ... Donald Trump
While delivering remarks on tax cuts for American workers, President Trump discussed his negotiations with Chinese President Xi Jinping, saying that China previously had taken advantage of the US but recent talks were going well. Source: CNN ... Donald Trump
That was President Xi Jinping of China speaking publicly for the first time since the beginning of an escalating trade dispute with the U.S. Above, Mr. Xi Jinping with President Trump in Beijing in November. His pro-trade speech at the Boao Forum in Hainan buoyed markets worldwide. Wall Street was up ... Donald Trump
Xi Jinping, by scuttling it away, had opened up the pandora box of political succession disputes, which has caused turmoil in China since the dynastic era. In fact, Xi's pick of vice president, Wang Qishan, shows the current president has no intention of passing along power for a long time. Wang's old age ... Donald Trump
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said his government would "significantly lower" tariffs on vehicle imports this year as part of efforts to further open its giant economy to the world. The pledge addresses one of the gripes of US President Donald Trump, who has threatened to impose new tariffs on ... Donald Trump
What kind of leader is Xi Jinping, who became general secretary of China's Communist Party in November 2012 and China's president in March 2013? Specialists are giving very different answers to this question now than they did five years ago. One reason is that rules were in place then to make Xi step ... Donald Trump
Chinese President Xi Jinping controls many things but Donald Trump is not one of them. China's all-powerful president is on something of a roll after overseeing constitutional changes that will allow him to rule for life, putting his close allies in charge of the country's most powerful institutions and brokering ... Donald Trump
On April 2, 2018, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt, congratulating him on his re-election as President of Egypt. Xi Jinping pointed out in the congratulatory message that China and Egypt enjoy a long-standing friendship which is brimming with ... Donald Trump
What kind of leader is Xi Jinping, who became general secretary of China's Communist Party in November 2012 and China's president in March 2013? Specialists are giving very different answers to this question now than they did five years ago. One reason is that rules were in place then to make Xi step ... Donald Trump

China's plan to create free-trade ports as part of its ongoing reform and opening up could be one of the major announcements made by President Xi Jinping at this year's Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), which gets under way on Sunday, sources said. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday that Xi's keynote ... Donald Trump
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday commended Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa for the “achievements made within months” of his coming to power following a military coup. The 75-year-old African leader met Xi on Tuesday in Beijing during his first state visit to China as Zimbabwe's ... Donald Trump
Among other moves, the annual Congress voted 2,970-to-0 to give President Xi Jinping a second five-year term and repealed a regulation barring him from seeking a third. They also rubber-stamped the creation of a National Supervision Commission (NSC), empowered to detain people for months at ... Donald Trump
Would Xi Jinping vote for Donald Trump? That might sound like a crazy question; consider how Trump has turned US-China relations on their head. In his first 14 months in office, the US president has thrown his predecessors' “one China” policy out the window by backing official contacts with Taiwan. Donald Trump
BEIJING — Kim Jong-un's surprise visit to Beijing this week to meet President Xi Jinping added an element of intrigue to talks over North Korea's nuclear program. It was also a propaganda opportunity for both men. For Mr. Xi, the meeting was a chance to cultivate an image as a peacemaker on the global ... Donald Trump
Now, the only clause that had prevented Xi Jinping from staying in power beyond 2023 has been removed from the constitution. Although Xi's real power lies in his two other titles – Communist Party general secretary and Central Military Commission chairman – neither of which have term limits. Donald Trump
President Xi Jinping on Tuesday vowed to strengthen the national identity and patriotism of the people of Hong Kong and Macau, as Beijing implements its “one country, two systems” governing principle in the two cities “comprehensively and accurately”. Speaking at the close of the National People's ... Donald Trump
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a telephone call today to H. E. Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, to congratulate him on his re-election,” a government statement said late Tuesday. “The two leaders agreed that as two major powers growing rapidly, bilateral relations between ... Donald Trump
When the Chinese government announced it would be ending presidential term limits in early March, investors seemed to welcome the news. Xi Jinping's goal of shifting the country's exports-based economy toward domestic consumerism, say many China watchers, was always going to take longer than ... Donald Trump
... the National People's Congress, is usually a sleepy, stolid affair. But this year history happened. In the 16-day session that ended on Tuesday, the Communist Party-controlled congress approved changes that could shape China for decades, especially by stretching President Xi Jinping's hold on power ... Donald Trump
The recent decision by China's National People's Congress to abolish term limits for the office of the president has sent shock waves through the West: Xi Jinping, the current officeholder, is suddenly being described as a new Confucian autocrat, overseeing a state still governed by a Marxist-Leninist party, ... Donald Trump
Once considered a possible future president, Hu Chunhua was on Monday installed as one of China's four vice-premiers on the penultimate day of the National People's Congress in Beijing. His appointment, along with those of fellow deputies Sun Chunlan, Liu He and Han Zheng, and five State ... Donald Trump
This year's NPC carries special meaning for Xi. Xi status as the most powerful Chinese leader in decades has been cemented over the course of the 16-day event. The constitution was changed to remove presidential term limits – allowing him to stay on as head of state for as long as he sees fit. The political ... Donald Trump
HONG KONG (CNN) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a confident, nationalistic speech Tuesday, emphasizing China's desire to take up its "due place in the world." Speaking at the closure of the 13th National People's Congress, a meeting of the country's rubber-stamp parliament, Xi said the ... Donald Trump
China's rubber-stamp legislature just endorsed a slew of top government appointments before the conclusion of its annual gathering in Beijing. On Saturday (March 17), Xi Jinping was re-elected as president with zero objections from 2,970 lawmakers. With Xi now set to rule for as long as he wishes after ... Donald Trump
Human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng did the unthinkable in Xi Jinping's China. In an open letter, last October he criticised the President's "totalitarian rule" and called for immediate political reform and democracy. The next day, as he was walking his son to school, he was detained by a squad of security ... Donald Trump
"I joined the Communist Party together with Xi Jinping," said 79-year-old Shi Yuxin. He was then ushered away by a village official who'd been following and filming the CNN team before we could ask him any more questions. The village has benefited handsomely from its association with Xi. Where once ... Donald Trump
HONG KONG — China's president, Xi Jinping, has handed the reins of the country's financial system to a close ally, strengthening his hold over the world's second-largest economy and sending a clear signal that companies must reduce risky borrowing. Liu He, an economic adviser to Mr. Xi and previous ... Donald Trump
President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to Mr Xi Jinping to convey their congratulations on his re-appointment as President of China. Mr Lee also wrote to Mr Li Keqiang to congratulate him on his re-appointment as the Chinese Premier. In her letter to President Xi, ... Donald Trump
Mr. Yi, a U.S.-educated economist, is expected to further pursue market reforms and debt reduction as President Xi Jinping pushes through his economic agenda. Mr. Xi began his second term over the weekend with a new vice president, Wang Qishan. Mr. Wang, who won all but one vote in the National ... Donald Trump
Delegates applaud as a screen showing 2,970 votes for the reelection of Xi Jinping during a plenary session of the people's congress in Beijing on Saturday. Photograph: Andy Wong/AP. While the amendment was passed with just six dissenters – two no votes, three abstentions and one invalidated ballot ... Donald Trump
While that's dismayed outside observers who hoped the country would become more liberal, there is a flip side to the debate. According to some economics experts, this critical reform could give President Xi Jinping time he needs to correct the problems Premier Wen was warning about — and that could ... Donald Trump
China's economic planning agency, a legacy of the command economy days that gained new power during the era of rapid state-led growth, will be significantly weaker under a government reshuffle announced on Tuesday. The National Development and Reform Commission, known as the “little cabinet”, ... Donald Trump
The posters feature phrases such as "not my President" and "I disagree" written in both Chinese and English. They have been spotted at several Western universities outside of mainland China, including the UK, the US and Hong Kong. In the UK, they were posted at the London School of Economics and ... Donald Trump
In the end, dissent was negligible, just as Xi Jinping likes it. Sunday's vote to remove term limits from the Chinese presidency, thus allowing the incumbent Xi to rule beyond his erstwhile 2023 retirement date — and possibly for life — was passed by 2,958 votes in favor, with just two against and three ... Donald Trump
In China, the rubber-stamp legislature's vote was almost unanimous: Presidential term limits are gone, as expected, allowing Xi Jinping, 64, to rule for life. China's leaders appear to be discarding a lesson that their fathers drew from the upheavals of the Cultural Revolution: the danger of concentrating ... Donald Trump
China's future now rests firmly in the hands of just one man - its leader Xi Jinping. Following the brutal Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, China's leaders vowed never again to allow one person to rule the country. But now many people are now calling Xi's presidency, which began in 2013, the ... Donald Trump
The North Korean nuclear crisis is at a crossroads and Washington and Pyongyang should hold direct talks as soon as possible. That was the message Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered when he met Chung Eui-yong, top security adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, at the Great Hall of the ... Donald Trump
Untitled-2. President Xi Jinping announced the Belt and Road Initiative project almost five years ago to rebuild the ancient Silk Road, and to extend China's reach through Europe, Asia and Africa via infrastructure projects. It includes investments in road, railways, ports and energy ventures across more than ... Donald Trump
Beijing (CNN) China's largely ceremonial parliament on Sunday overwhelmingly endorsed a controversial change to the country's constitution, paving the way for President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely. Inside Beijing's Great Hall of the People, nearly 3,000 delegates to the National People's ... Donald Trump
President Xi Jinping praised his US counterpart Donald Trump on Friday for his “positive gesture” to resolve the Korean peninsula nuclear crisis, after Trump agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. In a phone conversation with Trump on Friday, Xi said the situation on the Korean peninsula had ... Donald Trump
BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the US and North Korea to begin talks as "soon as possible" in a phone call with his American counterpart, state media said on Friday (March 9). Xi praised the "positive aspiration" of President Donald Trump to achieve a political settlement of the Korean ... Donald Trump
At the recent 19th National Congress of the CCP, Xi not only presented no new successor for himself, but also launched “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.” Although previous Chinese leaders like Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping issued such nationwide policies ... Donald Trump


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