Xi meets with Taiwanese opposition leader

Nov 1, 2016

Xi meets with Taiwanese opposition leader

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with the leader of Taiwan’s opposition party Tuesday, state media reported, as Beijing’s relations with the island’s new president deteriorate. Cross-strait ties have worsened under Taiwan’s first female president, Tsai Ing-wen, whose China-skeptic Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took office ...

Oct 28, 2016

China eyes biggest opening for private business in decades

After weak first-quarter investment figures added to concerns about the outlook for China’s economy, one of the government’s most powerful policymaking bodies commissioned a study of private businesses to discover how to turn it around. That report, seen by Bloomberg, contained a slew of ...

Top Chinese communist party meeting starts in Beijing

Oct 24, 2016

Top Chinese communist party meeting starts in Beijing

A key conclave of China’s Communist Party elite kicked off Monday in Beijing, the official Xinhua News Agency reported, as leader Xi Jinping seeks to tighten his control over the organization. Nearly 400 top members of the world’s most powerful political party have gathered ...