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Xi Jinping

Kim Jong-un Vows Continued Cooperation with China in Letter to Xi

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to further develop his regime's relationship with China and continue the two nations' joint efforts to defend socialism.The North's official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that Kim made the pledge in a reply to Chinese President Xi Jinping's letter to mark the…
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September 17, 2020
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Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping is ‘world’s most dangerous man’

The Week’s daily round-up highlights the five best opinion pieces from across the British and international media, with excerpts from each.1. Michael Schuman in Politicoon the elephant in the roomWhy China’s Xi Jinping is the world’s most dangerous man“It’s all too easy to blame Donald Trump for the upheaval in…
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September 15, 2020
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Merkel leads EU talks with China looking to ease tensions

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday urged China to further open its markets up to European companies and prove that it really does want to secure an investment agreement this year with the bloc, its largest trading partner.After a two-hour video conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EU Council…
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September 14, 2020
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EU-China summit to mark soured relations with deal on whiskey

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Once billed as the diplomatic high point in China-European Union relations, a summit on Monday is likely to show how far the relationship has ebbed, with the main achievement a deal involving Irish whiskey and Pixian bean paste.FILE PHOTO: European Council President Charles Michel takes part in…
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September 11, 2020
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How China’s new ‘Covid-proof’ city paves the way for easier lockdowns

The Chinese government is constructing a “Covid-proof” city designed to make the implementation of lockdown measures easier in future pandemics.Located about 60 miles southwest of Beijing, the flagship new metropolis of Xiong’an was first announced by President Xi Jinping in 2017 as an innovative smart city project and potential business hub for…
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September 9, 2020
Xi Jinping

Confident China Shrugs Off Global Backlash

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September 8, 2020
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‘Chairman Xi’ seeks only to purge and subjugate. That is his weakness

It’s often said that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely – but does it also induce leaders to act in foolhardy, headstrong and ultimately self-destructive ways? History, especially Chinese history, is full of examples of omnipotent rulers whose unchecked behaviour led to disaster. Xi Jinping, China’s comrade-emperor, is a…
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September 6, 2020