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  • Xi Jinping laying groundwork for unprecedented 3rd term

    Xi Jinping laying groundwork for unprecedented 3rd term

    The Chinese Communist Party is expected to hold in mid-October or later its 20th national congress, at which major leadership changes are typically announced. As general secretary, Xi, 69, holds the party’s top position.

    July 30, 2022
  • Xi Jinping: No room for interference on Taiwan question

    Xi Jinping: No room for interference on Taiwan question

    Xi made the remark in a phone conversation with US President Joe Biden, in which both leaders had candid communication and exchanged views about bilateral ties and issues of common interest.

    July 29, 2022
  • Biden-Xi call set for Thursday amid Taiwan tensions: Report

    Biden-Xi call set for Thursday amid Taiwan tensions: Report

    Earlier on Tuesday, the White House said that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a likely topic during the call.

    July 27, 2022
  • Xi Jinping to head ‘Secretive’ conclave to consolidate authority, secure third term as President

    Xi Jinping to head ‘Secretive’ conclave to consolidate authority, secure third term as President

    In the summer resort of Beidaihe, the Communist Party of China is heading for a most crucial hurdle which will see the presence of party elders and top officials.

    July 24, 2022
  • Biden may speak with Chinese President Xi in ‘next 10 days’

    Biden may speak with Chinese President Xi in ‘next 10 days’

    "The military thinks it's not a good idea right now," Biden said on Wednesday as quoted by the White House press pool.

    July 21, 2022
  • Xi in HK

    Xi in HK

    In a brief speech upon his arrival, the Chinese president sought to strike a positive note about what he described as the city’s brighter future.

    July 2, 2022
  • Xi’s feelers

    Xi’s feelers

    Xi Jinping’s feelers to Russia in the midst of the war in Ukraine seek to deepen cooperation with Vladimir Putin.

    June 20, 2022
  • Eyeing 3rd term, Xi Jinping shifts gear from ‘common prosperity’ to economy

    Eyeing 3rd term, Xi Jinping shifts gear from ‘common prosperity’ to economy

    This comes as China's economy is under a lot of strain due to oil and gas price hikes and disruption to the supply chain caused by the Ukraine conflict, and strict implementation of the zero-COVID policy.

    May 9, 2022
  • Xi Jinping set to secure historic third-term as China’s President

    Xi Jinping set to secure historic third-term as China’s President

    The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) 20th National Congress is likely to re-elect General Secretary Xi Jinping for a historic third term, setting a new precedent for the country.

    April 29, 2022
  • Xi Jinping’s replacing CCP Central Committee members to bring in loyalists: Report

    Xi Jinping’s replacing CCP Central Committee members to bring in loyalists: Report

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has replaced a number of CCP's Central Committee (CC) members since assuming power, as per the media report.

    February 23, 2022
  • Isolation and gamesmanship

    Isolation and gamesmanship

    The chorus for the political and diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics by world powers is getting louder, to send out a strong message against well-documented human rights violations targeting Uighur Muslim and other minorities in China as well as the rampant sexual exploitation of women within Chinese Society.

    February 2, 2022
  • Xi himself is a risk to the Chinese economy: Report

    Xi himself is a risk to the Chinese economy: Report

    "Given the serious economic slowdown we are currently facing," the economist said, "the day China surpasses the US is moving away, not coming closer."

    January 23, 2022
  • Agree to Agree

    Agree to Agree

    Markedly, China ~ unlike the Kremlin ~ is yet to disclose its version of the summit which, according to the Kremlin, continued for an hour and a half. Mr Putin is said to have concurred with Mr Xi’s criticism of Western military activity in the Asia-Pacific region, exemplified by Australia’s deal to deploy nuclear-powered submarines with the support of America and Britain.

    December 18, 2021
  • India at the heart of Asian power matrix

    India at the heart of Asian power matrix

    Besides economic muscle flexing, China has been militarily and strategically increasing its area of influence in the Asian region. Recent examples of Chinese posturing are frequent entry into Taiwanese air space, disputes in the East China Sea and forceful occupation of islands in the South China Sea, disputes with Asian neighbors including India and Asean countries.

    November 25, 2021
  • Little red children and Grandpa Xi

    Little red children and Grandpa Xi

    Xi returns to Mao in his efforts to build a personality cult around himself. Since coming to power, he has cultivated the image of being “a man of the people” in a bid to make his authoritarianism more palpable to the masses. The new primary school textbooks emphasise Xi’s wisdom, friendliness and care for the children.

    November 24, 2021
  • Taiwan question to top Xi-Biden meet: Chinese state media

    Taiwan question to top Xi-Biden meet: Chinese state media

    Chinese experts predict the Taiwan question will be a major topic of concern at the meeting, state media tabloid Global Times reported.

    November 15, 2021
  • Party & the Cult

    Party & the Cult

    The visual, beamed through the Associated Press, reaffirms the development, though China’s foreign ministry spokesman, Wang Wenbin, has pleaded ignorance.

    November 12, 2021