Mar 23, 2021 09:39 AM IST
The North's official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday leader Kim Jong Un called for stronger “unity and cooperation” with China in the face of challenges posed by “hostile forces” while exchanging messages with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
- Mar 11, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and other senior leaders, the NPC approved a development blueprint which contains 60 proposals for speeding up China's development.
- Mar 11, 2021 02:29 PM IST
The National People’s Congress voted 2,895-0, with one abstention, to endorse changes that would give a pro-Beijing committee power to appoint more of Hong Kong’s lawmakers, reducing the number elected by the public.
- Mar 10, 2021 09:30 PM IST
Xi also spoke of uncertain times, amid the growing tensions with the US as President Joe Biden continues to pursue the hardline policy of his predecessor Donald Trump towards China.
- Mar 07, 2021 07:47 PM IST
Myanmar's military toppled the government last month and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint in the coup.
- Feb 25, 2021 11:28 AM IST
Absolute poverty has been eradicated in the world's most populous country, Xi announced while addressing a gathering held here to mark the country's accomplishments in poverty alleviation and honour its model poverty fighters.
- Jan 25, 2021 06:41 PM IST
"To build small cliques or start a new Cold War, to reject, threaten or intimidate others... will only push the world into division," said Xi, adding that confrontation will lead to a "dead end".
- Jan 25, 2021 06:32 PM IST
In a special address at the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit, Xi Jinping also said the pandemic should be an excuse for reversing gains from globalisation and promised further opening up of the Chinese economy.
- Jan 18, 2021 08:21 PM IST
The event runs throughout the week with daily themes on subjects like economic systems, responsible growth, cooperation and the harnessing of technologies in the 4th Industrial Revolution - a common theme at Davos events.
- Jan 14, 2021 01:34 PM IST
China will "provide a broader space for companies from all over the world, including Starbucks and other American companies, to develop in China", Xi Jinping wrote in his letter.
- Jan 12, 2021 01:35 PM IST
Xi Jinping, 67, who has become China's most powerful leader after Mao Zedong since he came to power in 2012 was addressing the leading cadre of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Monday. Founded in 1921 by Mao, the CPC took over power in 1949.
- Jan 04, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping has been making trade agreements in Asia and now Europe, hoping to head off the incoming president’s efforts to rally a united front against China.
- Jan 03, 2021 05:05 PM IST
Xi, 67, has emerged as the Communist Party of China's (CPC) most powerful leader after its founder Mao Zedong, holding the posts of CPC General Secretary, head of the military besides the Presidency with prospects of a life-long tenure.
- Dec 12, 2020 10:30 PM IST
"Today, I wish to announce some further commitments for 2030," Xi told a one-day virtual U.N. climate change summit via video, before announcing the targets.
- Nov 19, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Xi Jinping also called for stronger policy coordination among international communities and said globalisation is "irreversible" and that China will not engage in "de-coupling".
- Nov 08, 2020 07:42 PM IST
The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be the second railway line into Tibet after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway project. It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas, according to the Chinese official media.
- Nov 04, 2020 07:48 PM IST
Analysts said the fair was a signal that the country is open for business, though few, if any, foreign business and political leaders are expected to attend in person, due in part to COVID-19.
- Oct 26, 2020 03:43 PM IST
The climate goals, which challenge the world's biggest polluter to reach peak emissions in 2030 and go carbon neutral 30 years later, are the most concrete environmental action announced by Beijing yet but are thin on public detail.
- Oct 26, 2020 08:22 AM IST
India should have a well-thought-out long-term plan on its relations with China
- Oct 05, 2020 10:43 PM IST
The BRICS is known as an influential bloc that represents over 3.6 billion people, or half of the world's population. The BRICS countries have a combined GDP of $16.6 trillion.
- Sep 23, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Addressing the general debate at the United Nation General Assembly, Xi Jinping reiterated China's position that it would continue to narrow differences and resolve disputes with other countries through negotiations
- Sep 08, 2020 11:39 AM IST
Most pressing, official media comments on Xi’s strategy have said, China must be ready for sustained acrimony with the United States that could put at risk its access to American consumers, investors and know-how
- Sep 01, 2020 03:00 PM IST
The 84-year-old veteran politician died after he suffered a septic shock on Sunday. He died of a cardiac arrest on Monday evening in a hospital in New Delhi following a 21-day battle with multiple ailments.
- Aug 29, 2020 05:08 PM IST
At a senior Communist Party meeting on Tibet's future governance ending, Xi lauded achievements made and praised frontline officials but said more efforts were needed to enrich, rejuvenate and strengthen unity in the region.
- Aug 27, 2020 11:12 AM IST
Xi Jinping is currently holding the post of general secretary of the party and head of the military, as well as president.