XI JINPING

  • China ready to sign friendship treaties with all neighbours: Xi Jinping Yesterday

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said that China stands ready to sign treaties of friendship and cooperation with all its neighbours to provide strong support for the development of bilateral relations as well as prosperity and stability in the region. Treaties of friendship have been signed with eight neighbouring...
  • Sri Lanka's Sirisena meets China's Xi amid new look at ties 3 days ago

    Beijing: Sri Lanka's new president held talks on Thursday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid a push to recalibrate his predecessor's strongly pro-China policies and a review of major Chinese projects in the island nation. Maithripala Sirisena and Xi reaffirmed longstanding ties between their countries at the start of their meeting...
  • China says it agrees with India to maintain border peace 5 days ago

    Beijing: China and India have agreed to maintain peace and tranquility along their Himalayan border while they work on resolving a long-festering boundary dispute, China's foreign ministry said after talks in New Delhi. The talks are aimed at fixing a dispute over the border that divides Asia's largest nations, part of...
  • China to propose new code of conduct for Line of Actual Control in border talks with India 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In the 18th round of border talks with India, China is likely to propose a new code of conduct for the Line of Actual Control. The talks hold political significance as these are the first round of negotiations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. The talks are...
  • India, China to hold border talks in Delhi from Monday 1 week ago

    Beijing/New Delhi: India and China will hold the 18th round of border talks in Delhi from Monday - the first round of negotiations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power last year - where the two sides are expected to focus on clarification of the Line of Actual Control...
  • Modi pips Xi Jinping in handling domestic, international affairs: Survey March 19, 2015

    Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pipped Chinese President Xi Jinping to secure the top rank in handling domestic and international affairs in a global survey conducted by a Chinese firm. In the China's National Image Global Survey 2014, conducted in nine countries - the US, UK, Australia, Japan, South...
  • China says border dispute with India 'contained', adds it's like climbing a mountain March 8, 2015

    Beijing: China on Sunday said the border dispute with India has been "contained" and the Indian elephant and Chinese dragon should "do more" to strengthen the bilateral cooperation to facilitate its settlement. Addressing his annual press conference on the sidelines of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's legislature, Foreign Minister Wang...
  • Lankan Foreign Minister on maiden visit to China on Friday February 26, 2015

    Beijing: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will embark on his maiden visit to China on Friday to hold talks with the top leadership in Beijing on some of the big- ticket Chinese investments, including the USD 1.5 billion Colombo port project that is being reviewed by his government. Samaraweera will...
  • Jackie Chan's son, freed from jail, apologises to the public February 14, 2015

    Beijing: Jaycee Chan, son of movie star Jackie Chan, began the process of rehabilitating his image on Saturday as he appeared in public for the first time following a six-month jail sentence on drug charges and apologised for his actions. Speaking softly and wearing a dark-coloured suit and collarless shirt, the...
  • China asks India to sign a new Code of Conduct on Border management February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 18th round of Special Representative Boundary talks between India and China, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi in Munich on the sidelines of a international security conference and discussed steps to deepen the bilateral cooperation. China asked India to sign...
  • India, China bound by 'unbreakable bond': PM Modi February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: India and China are bound by an "unbreakable bond", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while advocating that the two countries should know and understand each other better. Citing the legacy of ancient civilization, he said India and China have had "some bond of relationship" for thousands...
  • Xi Jinping confident of new progress in India, China ties in new year February 2, 2015

    Beijing: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who expressed full confidence in Sino-India relations, hoping that "new progress" would be made in the ties in the new year. "I have full confidence in India-China relations and I believe that new progress will be achieved...
  • Breaking protocol, Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet Sushma Swaraj during her China visit February 2, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has made an exception by agreeing to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday. The Chinese President rarely meets foreign ministers and will break the protocol by meeting Swaraj. The visiting foreign ministers are usually granted an audience with the the country's premier. Swaraj, arrived...
  • PM Modi to visit China before May 26, says Sushma Swaraj February 1, 2015

    Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on an "outcome-driven" maiden visit to China before May 26, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday as she held talks with her Chinese counterpart on key issues and emphasised that maintenance of peace and tranquillity at the border was a pre-requisite...
  • China warns India against ulterior motives of the United States January 27, 2015

    Beijing: As the world witnesses India expand ties with the United States, the Chinese government has expressed its displeasure with the Indo-US joint statement which mentions maritime disputes, referring specifically to the South China Sea. China even warned that India should not fall prey to the ulterior motives of the...
  • China ready to take partnership with India to higher level, says Xi Jinping January 26, 2015

    Beijing: China on Monday said that it is ready to make concerted efforts with India to lift their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership to a higher level as they pursue a great dream of national rejuvenation. Greeting India on its 66th Republic Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a message to...
  • Son of Jackie Chan jailed for six months in China on drugs charge January 9, 2015

    Beijing: Jaycee Chan, the son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, was jailed for six months in China on Friday on a drugs charge, the latest celebrity felled by the government's aggressive anti-narcotics campaign. The younger Chan, a 32-year-old actor and singer, was formally charged last month with "the crime...
  • 2014 unforgettable year for fight against graft in China: Xi Jinping December 31, 2014

    Beijing: Describing 2014 as an "unforgettable" year for China for its anti-graft campaign targeting hundreds of officials, President Xi Jinping on Wednesday promised to implement new judicial reforms to provide justice to common people, saying "there is no turning back". Xi, in his New Year speech telecast nationwide, underscored the...
  • China charges Jackie Chan's son over drug offence December 23, 2014

    Beijig: China's state prosecutor said on Monday it had formally charged Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, with a drugs offence, meaning he is almost certain to face trial. The younger Chan, a 32-year-old actor and singer, was arrested in Beijing this year after testing positive for...
  • PM Modi to conclude his Myanmar trip, to meet Chinese Premiere, President today November 13, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conclude his three-day tour of Myanmar on Thursday and wil then leave for Australia in the evening. Modi met his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev today and recalled his visit to Russia in 2001. Modi will meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and President Xi Jinping...
  • US, China sign symbolic emissions plan, play down rivalry November 12, 2014

    Beijing: The United States and China announced a largely symbolic plan on Wednesday to implement new limits on carbon emissions, the highlight of a summit between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which both leaders played down suggestions of differences and rivalry. US officials said the commitments by the world's two...
  • Vladimir Putin's gallantry upstages Chinese host at APEC summit November 12, 2014

    Beijing: It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came off looking gallant, the Chinese summit host gauche and inattentive. Worse still were off-color jokes that...
  • Barack Obama urges China to be partner in ensuring world order November 10, 2014

    Beijing: US President Barack Obama said on Monday a successful China was in the interests of the United States and the world but Beijing had to be a partner in underwriting international order, and not undermine it. Speaking to growing concerns among US and other companies about the Chinese business environment...
  • Xi Jinping calls for accelerated efforts to construct Silk Road Belt November 6, 2014

    Beijing: Buoyed by the successful launch of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in which India along with 20 other countries joined, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for accelerating efforts to construct Silk Road Economic Belt, saying that the two are complementary. "China will accelerate the construction of the Silk Road Economic...
  • PM Modi to address Australian parliament on November 18 October 28, 2014

    Canberra: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Australian parliament on November 18 during his visit to the country for G-20 summit. The parliament will be recalled for formal addresses by British Prime Minister David Cameron November 14, Chinese President Xi Jinping November 17, and Modi November 18, the Australian...
  • After border row, India, China plan counter-terror drills to build trust October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India will hold counter-terrorism exercises with China despite a recent face-off on their disputed border, officials said, in a sign the two governments want to manage their deep differences. India, which under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has struck an assertive national security posture, also agreed to China's request to...
  • Xi Jinping's book on governance provides window to world about China October 9, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has penned a book offering an insight to the world on governance in the world's most populous nation, becoming the first CPC leader in recent years to have written a book while in office. 'Xi Jinping: The Governance of China', which has been published in...
  • Chinese incursions during President Xi Jinping's visits a mystery: IAF chief October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Marshal Arup Raha said on Saturday that it was "mysterious" how border incursions take place during high-profile visits. "It is always mysterious... the way incursions get timed with visits," Raha said responding to a question in the recent incursion by Chinese troops...
  • XI Jinping's visit will lead to deeper Sino-India engagement: Pranab Mukherjee September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed the hope that the just-concluded visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India will lead to a "deeper" bilateral engagement as this was in the interest of Asia and the international community. In a message to Xi on the eve of the...
  • Diplomacy not event management: Congress to Modi on Chinese intrusions September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing the Narendra Modi government of not being serious about Chinese intrusions, Congress on Wednesday demanded that the Prime Minister appoint a Special Representative to carry forward the talks on border issues as "diplomacy is not event management". "I would like to advice Prime Minister that diplomacy is not...