Tag: XI JINPING

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

Chinese authorities on Monday detained a law professor who published essays criticising President Xi Jinping over the coronavirus pandemic and his efforts to consolidate...

Testing times inside China’s parliamentary bubble

by Dan Martin / Leo RAMIREZ China's annual legislative gathering is usually a chance for President Xi Jinping and other Communist Party leaders to put...

US tops world in virus cases and logs record unemployment

by Shaun Tandon with Anuj Chopra in Riyadh The United States now has more COVID-19 infections than any other country, and a record number of...

Heroes and villains: Beijing crafts its narrative on virus outbreak

by Jing Xuan TENG China's government is purging unpopular local officials and commandeering heroic stories of doctors on the frontline as it tries to shield...

China’s Xi urges more policing as virus toll rises

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for tightened control over online discussion and increased policing to ensure "positive energy" and social stability, state media...

WHO defends China after US criticism over outbreak

The World Health Organization on Friday defended China following US claims of a lack of transparency in Beijing's response to the new coronavirus outbreak. Larry...

China’s Xi arrives in Myanmar on billion-dollar charm offensive

by Hla-Hla HTAY / Dene-Hern Chen Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in Myanmar's capital Friday on a state visit aimed at buttressing the embattled...

China’s Xi gives Hong Kong leader ‘unwavering support’

Chinese President Xi Jinping told beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that she had Beijing's "unwavering support" after another huge pro-democracy rally...

China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong rights bill

China has summoned the US ambassador to demand that the United States scrap legislation backing Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, or "bear all the consequences",...

Xi voices ‘high degree of trust’ in Hong Kong leader over unrest

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed a "high degree of trust" in Hong Kong's unpopular leader Carrie Lam as the two met after months of...
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