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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Xi Jingping


China’s hegemonic ambitions mean that Beijing’s focus is now on building Chinese century

July 07, 2020 9:13 am

In an unfortunate paradox, the phenomenal rise of China may have created the very conditions for the demise of the Asian century. That China has become far more powerful than all of its Asian neighbours has meant Beijing no longer sees the need to evoke Asian unity.

Trust in China falls sharply among Australians, Lowy poll finds

June 24, 2020 8:30 am

In total, 94 percent of respondents thought the Australian government should work to reduce its economic reliance on China by diversifying its trade.

Besieged with multiple problems, Xi seems to be returning to Mao’s Red Book

June 04, 2020 9:15 am

A mature China, that does not resort to 1962 tactics, this time replacing Khrushchev with Trump, nor is bent upon provoking nationalist sentiments back home to ward off leadership challenges, would help roll back the situation.

France’s Macron says he hopes to secure Putin backing for UN truce plea

April 15, 2020 10:35 am

The five veto-wielding powers - the United States, China, France, Russia and Britain - have been discussing a French text for a draft resolution.

'New era in India-China relations to begin with Chennai connect': Top quotes from Modi-Xi summit today

October 12, 2019 2:22 pm

Modi-Xi informal summit in Chennai, Mahabalipuram: Calling the informal summit a "good idea", Chinese President Xi Jinping said he had a "heart to heart" conversation with PM Modi on the issue of bilateral ties. 

Modi-Xi Summit: Security beefed up, restrictions on traffic movement in Mahabalipuram

October 09, 2019 5:20 pm

Security has been tightened in and around Mahabalipuram ahead of the summit which begins on October 11.

Tamil Nadu cops arrest nine Tibetan activists ahead of Modi-Xi Jinping summit

October 08, 2019 8:08 am

The arrests were made after the state police received intel that Tibetan Youth Congress and Students for Free Tibet-India activists were planning to stage a protest against the Chinese President.

US, China resume trade talks with scant hopes for progress

July 31, 2019 12:18 pm

US President Donald Trump has raised tariffs on USD 250 billion worth of Chinese imports. Beijing responded by taxing USD 110 billion of US products.

‘We’re almost extinct’: China’s investigative journalists are silenced under Xi

July 14, 2019 7:12 pm

Despite the political climate, a small group of investigative journalists are fighting to keep their profession alive, publishing stories on social media and overseas outlets.

US visit risks Beijing’s fury for President of Taiwan

July 12, 2019 8:26 am

Tsai made the trip in the midst of a protracted trade dispute between China and the United States, and just a few days after the Defense Department approved a $2 billion arms sale to Taiwan, a deal that China regards as provocative.