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#Hu Jintao

# hu-jintao - Thursday 15 November, 2012

China unveils new leadership with Xi Jinping at the helm

A fine Gaelic footballer when he visited Ireland earlier this year, Xi is now tasked with leading China for the next ten years.

# hu-jintao - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Chinese president warns of corruption as once-a-decade Congress begins

Hu Jintao is to hand over power to Xi Jinping, the high-ranking official who visited Ireland earlier this year.

# hu-jintao - Monday 2 July, 2012

Hong Kong leader heckled on first day in office

The incident came a day after the biggest protest in Hong Kong in nearly a decade was held yesterday against the new leader.

# hu-jintao - Sunday 1 July, 2012

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PHOTOS: Huge demo as Hong Kong marks 15 years under China

Ten of thousands of protesters took to the streets unhappy with how China is meddling in its affairs, 15 years after independence from Britain.

# hu-jintao - Monday 26 March, 2012

Tibetan exile sets himself on fire at China protest

Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.

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In pictures: Obama enjoys himself in South Korea

It’s not all dull being the leader of the free world, you know…

# hu-jintao - Monday 20 February, 2012

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In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras

The president hosted the Chinese vice president at Áras an Uachtaráin – and here’s what happened in photos.

Gilmore: We raised human rights issues with China vice president

Eamon Gilmore said that specific cases of human rights abuses in China weren’t discussed during the visit by Xi Jinping.

# hu-jintao - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Obama is the world's most powerful person again

That is according to the list-loving Forbes magazine which has released its new 70 leaders who matter index.

# hu-jintao - Friday 1 July, 2011

China celebrates 90 years of the Communist Party

In a lengthy speech, president Hu Jintao gave no indication of any moves toward loosening the party’s firm grip on power

# hu-jintao - Thursday 28 April, 2011

China's census data reveals an ageing and more urban population

The rapid ageing of China’s population has fueled concerns about how long the country can sustain its economic growth that has made it the second largest economy in the world.

# hu-jintao - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

China's latest target for censorship? Its own President Hu Jintao

In a bid to quell fears of an uprising in China, the government censors have removed their president singing a song from the internet.

# hu-jintao - Monday 6 December, 2010

Obama asks China to get tough with North Korea

The US president calls his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao and asks him to tell Pyongyang that it must stand down.

# hu-jintao - Thursday 25 November, 2010

North Korea threatens more attacks as South's defence minister quits

Seoul’s under-fire minister for defence quits as Barack Obama calls Hu Jintao asking for China’s influence.

9 at 9: Thursday

The Four Year Plan comes to the Dáil, the state considers a second bad bank, and North Korea finds an unlikely ally.

# hu-jintao - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Could China be stepping in to buy Irish bonds?

China bought Greek debt at the time of the bailout, and hints it’s been buying Portugal. Could Ireland be next?