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# xi-jinping - Sunday 6 March, 2022

China pulls Premier League coverage over Ukraine support
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

China pulls Premier League coverage over Ukraine support

Mar 6th 2022, 3:31 PM 11,555 Views 4 Comments

President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin declared in Beijing last month that their friendship had ‘no limits’.

# xi-jinping - Friday 4 February, 2022

Russia and China issue joint statement declaring opposition to any Nato expansion
# Leaders Meeting
# Leaders Meeting

Russia and China issue joint statement declaring opposition to any Nato expansion

Feb 4th 2022, 5:31 PM 16,946 Views 44 Comments

Both countries also agreed on their stance that Taiwan is part of China.

Putin hails 'unprecedented' ties with China after meeting Xi Jinping ahead of Winter Olympics
# Beijing
# Beijing

Putin hails 'unprecedented' ties with China after meeting Xi Jinping ahead of Winter Olympics

Feb 4th 2022, 9:32 AM 13,404 Views 35 Comments

The two leaders met in the Chinese capital today.

# xi-jinping - Friday 17 December, 2021

China vows to respond after US imposes sanctions on Xinjiang
# China V US
# China V US

China vows to respond after US imposes sanctions on Xinjiang

Dec 17th 2021, 1:28 PM 10,880 Views 8 Comments

The law is the latest in a series intensifying US penalties over China’s alleged abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region.

# xi-jinping - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit
# Virtual Summit
# Virtual Summit

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit

Nov 16th 2021, 6:50 AM 8,961 Views 3 Comments

The video-link summit took place last night in Washington and early this morning in Beijing.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 21 October, 2021

NBA star calls Chinese president a 'brutal dictator'
# Anger
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# Anger

NBA star calls Chinese president a 'brutal dictator'

Oct 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 9,264 Views 16 Comments

Enes Kanter has strongly criticised Xi Jinping.

# xi-jinping - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

'An important milestone': Xi congratulates Chinese astronauts aboard space station
# Space
# Space

'An important milestone': Xi congratulates Chinese astronauts aboard space station

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:44 AM 7,922 Views 14 Comments

The three-man crew arrived at China’s Tianhe space station last week.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Trump asked China's president for help in boosting re-election prospects, former advisor says in tell-all book
# John Bolton
# John Bolton

Trump asked China's president for help in boosting re-election prospects, former advisor says in tell-all book

Jun 18th 2020, 7:02 AM 16,848 Views 56 Comments

John Bolton wrote that the US President “saw conspiracies behind rocks” in his book due to be published next week.

# xi-jinping - Monday 27 January, 2020

Death toll from coronavirus rises to 80, with over 2,700 confirmed cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Death toll from coronavirus rises to 80, with over 2,700 confirmed cases

Jan 27th 2020, 7:10 AM 14,407 Views 30 Comments

China’s health minister warned that the virus seems to be spreading more easily.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Trump provokes fury from China after signing bill supporting Hong Kong protesters
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Trump provokes fury from China after signing bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

Nov 28th 2019, 7:12 AM 11,273 Views 26 Comments

The US President reluctantly signed the bill, which had bipartisan support.

# xi-jinping - Monday 14 October, 2019

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

Oct 14th 2019, 8:20 AM 15,301 Views 13 Comments

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

# xi-jinping - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Protester shot by police as violence escalates in Hong Kong
# Violent Clashes
# Violent Clashes

Protester shot by police as violence escalates in Hong Kong

Updated Oct 1st 2019, 12:25 PM 13,794 Views 36 Comments

Protesters had taken to the streets as mainland China marks 70 years of communist rule.

# xi-jinping - Friday 2 August, 2019

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports
# US V CHINA
# US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:50 AM 8,266 Views 26 Comments

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

# xi-jinping - Saturday 29 June, 2019

'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks

Jun 29th 2019, 1:56 PM 10,880 Views 67 Comments

Washington has committed not to impose any new tariffs on Beijing’s exports.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 10 January, 2019

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'
# Denuclearisation Talks
# Denuclearisation Talks

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

Jan 10th 2019, 8:42 AM 5,406 Views 16 Comments

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

# xi-jinping - Sunday 11 March, 2018

China clears path for Xi Jinping to rule for life
# Absolute Power
# Absolute Power

China clears path for Xi Jinping to rule for life

Mar 11th 2018, 1:55 PM 13,414 Views 34 Comments

The parliament voted 2,958 in favour and two against abolishing presidential term limits.

# xi-jinping - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

China U20 team to start playing in German league
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

China U20 team to start playing in German league

Aug 16th 2017, 11:23 AM 6,290 Views 5 Comments

The senior national team has long been an embarrassment to the country and are currently ranked down in 77th in the Fifa world rankings.

# xi-jinping - Monday 17 July, 2017

China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President
# Ah Eeyor Leave It Out
# Ah Eeyor Leave It Out

China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President

Jul 17th 2017, 11:56 AM 7,401 Views 9 Comments

Comments referencing Pooh’s Chinese name turned up error messages saying the user could not proceed because “this content is illegal”.

# xi-jinping - Friday 30 June, 2017

Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover
# China In Your Hands
# China In Your Hands

Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover

Jun 30th 2017, 10:00 PM 9,981 Views 10 Comments

Demonstrators gathered in one area chanting: “End one-party dictatorship.”

# xi-jinping - Friday 12 May, 2017

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal
# Good Relations
# Good Relations

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

May 12th 2017, 10:52 AM 13,481 Views 45 Comments

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

# xi-jinping - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Trump recalls moment he launched missiles, confuses Iraq for Syria
# Just Desserts
# Just Desserts

Trump recalls moment he launched missiles, confuses Iraq for Syria

Apr 12th 2017, 6:51 PM 56,309 Views 101 Comments

Trump says he informed the leader of China of the missile strike “over dessert”.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China
# Not On The Same Page
# Not On The Same Page

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China

Apr 6th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,793 Views 47 Comments

Trump and his Chinese counterpart will have a lot to talk about.

# xi-jinping - Sunday 11 December, 2016

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres
# Torture
# Torture

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres

Dec 11th 2016, 7:30 AM 10,561 Views 5 Comments

The centres are part of an anti-corruption campaign -and more than 15 officials have reportedly died from abuse.

# xi-jinping - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

This man is hoping to tighten his grip on one of the world's biggest economies
# China In His Hands
# China In His Hands

This man is hoping to tighten his grip on one of the world's biggest economies

Jul 27th 2016, 6:06 AM 12,104 Views 20 Comments

China’s leaders will hold a meeting in October.

# xi-jinping - Friday 23 October, 2015

David Cameron and the Chinese president were skulling pints last night
# Scoops
# Scoops

David Cameron and the Chinese president were skulling pints last night

Oct 23rd 2015, 3:14 PM 14,093 Views 38 Comments

“Few cans and back to Number 10, yeah?”

# xi-jinping - Monday 30 March, 2015

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers
# Oops
# Oops

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

Mar 30th 2015, 8:07 AM 17,850 Views 9 Comments

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

# xi-jinping - Saturday 28 December, 2013

China eases its one-child policy and abolishes labour camps
# China
# China

China eases its one-child policy and abolishes labour camps

Dec 28th 2013, 9:14 AM 11,103 Views 27 Comments

China argues its one-child limit kept population growth in check and supported the country’s rapid development that has seen it soar from mass poverty to become the world’s second-largest economy.

# xi-jinping - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120
# Fire Tragedy
# Fire Tragedy

Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120

Jun 4th 2013, 9:16 AM 2,588 Views 10 Comments

300 people were working at the factory when the fire broke out. A senior official at the company is being questioned.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow
# Xi Jinping
# Xi Jinping

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow

May 16th 2013, 6:53 PM 5,462 Views 14 Comments

China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.

# xi-jinping - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Kerry tells China's Xi that Korea situation is at 'critical time'
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kerry tells China's Xi that Korea situation is at 'critical time'

Apr 13th 2013, 10:20 AM 3,930 Views 21 Comments

The US Secretary of State is meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping today in an effort to seek Beijing’s intervention in the Korean peninsula crisis.

# xi-jinping - Sunday 17 March, 2013

China's new president calls for 'great renaissance of Chinese nation'
# China
# China

China's new president calls for 'great renaissance of Chinese nation'

Mar 17th 2013, 2:33 PM 4,298 Views 13 Comments

Xi Jinping addressed the nation earlier today as China’s once-in-a-decade power change came to a conclusion.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Xi Jinping named as new president of China
# China
# China

Xi Jinping named as new president of China

Mar 14th 2013, 9:06 AM 3,028 Views 16 Comments

The announcement was made today, four months after Xi Jinping, 59, took charge of the Communist Party.

# xi-jinping - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China
# Self-immolation
# Self-immolation

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China

Nov 27th 2012, 10:58 AM 4,956 Views 18 Comments

More than 20 people in Tibet have set themselves on fire this month in protest at China’s rule.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 15 November, 2012

China unveils new leadership with Xi Jinping at the helm
# China
# China

China unveils new leadership with Xi Jinping at the helm

Nov 15th 2012, 9:31 AM 3,267 Views 8 Comments

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

# xi-jinping - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

China party congress sets Xi on leadership path
# China
# China

China party congress sets Xi on leadership path

Nov 14th 2012, 12:05 PM 2,216 Views 0 Comments

It is expected the Vice President be announced the party’s top leader tomorrow.

# xi-jinping - Friday 9 November, 2012

Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’

Nov 9th 2012, 8:30 PM 29 Views 32 Comments

Martin Jacques says China’s ascendancy and impact is something that people should pay heed to.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 8 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 8th 2012, 12:32 PM 4,266 Views 11 Comments

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

# xi-jinping - Friday 14 September, 2012

Found him! China's missing leader-in-waiting resurfaces
# He's Back
# He's Back

Found him! China's missing leader-in-waiting resurfaces

Sep 14th 2012, 9:22 AM 5,865 Views 16 Comments

Xi Jinping had not been seen in public for nearly two weeks – but he apparently popped up yesterday afternoon.

# xi-jinping - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Where's Xi Jinping? Chinese second-in-command has not been seen for 11 days
# MIA
# MIA

Where's Xi Jinping? Chinese second-in-command has not been seen for 11 days

Sep 12th 2012, 8:28 AM 4,806 Views 9 Comments

There is speculation that China’s heir apparent may be injured – but officials in China refuse to say what has happened to him.

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