Xi Jinping

 
The dictator’s dilemma: How to succeed at succession
The dictator’s dilemma: How to succeed at succession
Have dictators finally had their day? From retirements to coups d’etat, presidential term limits and opposition candidates winning elections,...
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Beijing romance
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Beijing romance
Chinese President Xi Jinping this week hosted Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa on an official state visit to Beijing. Jinping hailed his counterpart...
Trump prepares China trade sanctions, Beijing vows retaliation
Trump prepares China trade sanctions, Beijing vows retaliation
President Donald Trump is poised to unveil sanctions against China on Thursday for the "theft" of US intellectual property, fueling fears of a...
Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for China's Xi Jinping
Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for China's Xi Jinping
Thousands of Chinese legislators erupted into enthusiastic applause on Monday over plans to give President Xi Jinping a lifetime mandate to mould...
China's defence spending to accelerate in 2018
China's defence spending to accelerate in 2018
China announced on Monday an 8.1% defence budget increase for 2018, giving a boost to the modernisation of the world's largest military after...
Bad rap: Chinese fans fear crackdown on hip hop
Bad rap: Chinese fans fear crackdown on hip hop
Chinese music fans are bracing for a crackdown on hip hop after a rapper was apparently dropped from a popular singing programme, as reports...
As China aims for 'world-class army', Asia starts to worry
As China aims for 'world-class army', Asia starts to worry
Chinese President Xi Jinping's pledge to build a "world-class army" by 2050 is making his neighbours nervous, but analysts say Beijing's military...
Brics is not all it’s cracked up to be
Brics is not all it’s cracked up to be
When President Jacob Zuma launched the African regional centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday morning — nearly 18...
China on charm offensive at World Economic Forum
China on charm offensive at World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Chinese city of Dalian this week for the so-called Summer Davos comes at a time when China is assuming a...
China’s success in Africa depends on peace in South Sudan
China’s success in Africa depends on peace in South Sudan
In less than one week, Chinese president Xi Jinping will convene a summit of roughly 30 global leaders to discuss what is arguably China’s most...
Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi
Distraught Davos finds globalisation saviour in China's Xi
With Donald Trump about to get the keys to the White House and the political winds blowing a populist gale through Europe, the world's elite have...
Panama Papers name families of prominent Chinese politicians
Panama Papers name families of prominent Chinese politicians
The Panama Papers document leak reported by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists names family members of eight present or past...

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