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# 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

# xi-jinping - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

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China U20 team to start playing in German league

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’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

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

# xi-jinping - Monday 30 March, 2015

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

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 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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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# xi-jinping - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

# xi-jinping - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Nǐ hǎo! Taoiseach to start visit to China today

Enda Kenny is due to meet with Chinese premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing during the four-day visit to promote trade and investment in Ireland.

# xi-jinping - Friday 23 March, 2012

Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip

It has been billed by the Government as a trade mission but should human rights issues be ignored?

# xi-jinping - Monday 5 March, 2012

Chinese premier opens annual congress with warnings about economic growth

The annual sitting of the Chinese parliament opens with Wen Jiabao downgrading expectations of economic growth for 2012.

# xi-jinping - Monday 27 February, 2012

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit

The Garda Ombudsman is reviewing a complaint concerning the treatment of protesters during the recent official visit of China’s Vice President to Ireland.

# xi-jinping - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

# xi-jinping - Monday 20 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras Chinese Visit This post contains images

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.

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