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Xi defends China’s virus response, offers vaccine when ready

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday Beijing has been “transparent” throughout the coronavirus crisis, and offered to share a vaccine as soon as one was available — as well as $2 billion in aid. Governments including the US and Australia have called in recent weeks for an investigation […]

Chinese property tycoon and Xi critic under investigation

An outspoken Chinese Communist Party critic and millionaire property tycoon, Ren Zhiqiang, has been placed under investigation for “serious violations of discipline and law”, an anti-graft watchdog said. The Beijing Commission for Discipline Inspection announced late on Tuesday that the 69-year-old former chairman of the state-owned real estate […]

China president makes rare visit to meet virus workers, patients

Chinese President Xi Jinping donned a face mask and had his temperature checked Monday while visiting medical workers and patients affected by the deadly coronavirus that has killed more than 900 people. The Chinese president, who has called the virus a “demon”, made a rare visit Monday to […]

China’s president in India for summit amid Kashmir tensions

MAMALLAPURAM, India — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a time of tensions over Beijing’s support for Pakistan in opposing India’s downgrading of Kashmir’s semi-autonomy and continuing restrictions on the disputed region. Xi was greeted at the Chennai airport by […]

PM Modi to host Chinese president Xi for an informal summit: foreign ministry

NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping later this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday. “During the first Informal Summit in Wuhan, Chinese President Xi had accepted the invitation of PM Modi […]

Sino-India ties actively moving forward: President Xi

Beijing, Dec 21: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday said Sino-India relations are “actively” moving forward with deepening mutual trust and cooperation, as the foreign ministers of the two countries held extensive talks in New Delhi under a newly established framework. In his message of congratulations to the first […]

After Xi visit Japan, Philippines meet to advance infrastructure plans

MANILA – Philippine government ministers met with a top adviser of Japan’s prime minister on Wednesday, in a effort to move forward major infrastructure projects, just hours after a visit by the Chinese president pledging to do the same. Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has made a $180 billion […]

Xi wants ‘new level’ of China-Britain ties as May visits

open view web desk Beijing, Feb 1: Chinese President Xi Jinping told British Prime Minister Theresa May today that their countries should take trade ties to “a new level” as London scouts the globe for fresh partnerships after its contentious EU exit. Hounded by Brexit rows at home, May […]

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