iOS app Android app

Chinese President Xi Jinping

The Road to Paris

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

Unless the destructive impacts of global warming are brought to a heel, a "frightening world" lies in wait. That's according to the head of World Bank Jim Yong Kim who unveiled the group's latest climate report over the weekend.

Asia Is on the Brink of a Golden Era. Here's Why.

Kishore Mahbubani | Posted 12.18.2014 | World
Kishore Mahbubani

Asia has been infected by a silent, healthy virus of modernization. There is a remarkably wide and deep consensus among regional leaders that they should focus on modernization and pragmatic development. Because it is silent, the Western media has not noticed and continues to predict doom.

Behind the Handshakes, Military Tensions Are Rising Between China and Its Neighbors

Peter Mellgard | Posted 11.13.2014 | World
Peter Mellgard

The president of the Philippines, Benigno Aquino, became the second of two close American allies (after Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe) to shake hands with President Xi Jinping of China this week. Xi and Aquino shared promises to constructively manage tensions in the South China Sea, a promising step forward after several years of maritime incursions into territory both countries claim as their own.

Japan-China Ties Are Still Fragile After Leaders Meet

AP | KEN MORITSUGU | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — What happens next in Japan-China relations depends not only on what they do, but also on what they don't do. A tentative, some would s...

After the Icy Handshake, What Comes Next?

Yanmei Xie | Posted 11.10.2014 | World
Yanmei Xie

Now that Xi and Abe have had their icy handshake, China and Japan need to move forward. Hotlines are necessary, but so is continued leadership: for President Xi, to ensure that anti-Japanese nationalism does not dictate policy towards Tokyo; for Prime Minister Abe, to tamp down tendencies towards historical revisionism.

China, Japan Leaders After 2 Years Of Bitter Relations

AP | Posted 11.09.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held an ice-breaking meeting Monday on the sidelines of an Asia-Pa...

The Politics Behind the Chinese Exhibition in Prague (PHOTOS)

Olena Kagui | Posted 10.22.2014 | World
Olena Kagui

I attended the exhibition and found the art breathtaking and the history fascinating. However, recent developments in Chinese-Czech relations are even more interesting than ancient artifacts.

Obama Discusses Ukraine Resolution With Chinese Leader

AP | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) have agreed on the importance of upholding Ukraine's sov...

Michelle Obama Plans First Trip To China

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama plans a weeklong solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China's first lady and high school and ...

President Xi Jinping: "Close Peace" His Notable Name; His Noble Aim: "Close Encounter" of a First Kind

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 08.06.2013 | World
Noel Irwin Hentschel

President Obama prepares to welcome new President Xi Jinping to California this week for an up close and personal "cultural encounter," which according to new Pope Francis is "the foundation for peace."

Xi Jinping's Communist Dream For China

China Post | | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) -- The title of a book by the late American sinologist Benjamin I. Schwartz, "In Search of Wealth and Power," rather accur...

Chinese State News Denies Leader's Mystery Cab Ride

AP | Posted 04.18.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A Beijing-backed Hong Kong newspaper's report that Chinese President Xi Jinping took a mystery cab ride last month prompted an unusual deni...

China's Next President Rides High Hopes Ahead Of Presidency

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

LUOTUOWAN VILLAGE, China — China's fawning state media, jaded social media commentators and even poor corn and cabbage farmers agree: New Commun...

VP Disappearance Raises Question In Chinese Politics

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's missing leader-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, has been mentioned in an official newspaper report in state media's only reference to h...