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XI JINPING

Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 14, 2023
Biden expected to have call with China’s Xi Jinping but no date set
Biden and Xi last spoke in November at the G20 summit in Indonesia, with both men signaling a thaw in icy U.S.-China relations following that meeting.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 13, 2023
Xi could visit Putin and speak to Zelenskyy next week
If Xi's visit to Moscow coincides with a video meeting with Zelenskyy, that could be a big coup for the Ukrainians, who want Beijing to remain neutral.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 13, 2023
China's new premier warns 2023 growth target will be 'no easy task'
Beijing set the economic growth target of 'around 5%' this month, one of the lowest in decades as China emerged from strict 'zero-COVID' rules that dragged on its GDP.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 13, 2023
China's Xi stresses security, calling its military a 'Great Wall of Steel'
Speaking for the first time in his precedent-breaking third term as head of state, Xi called for China to step up its ability to safeguard national security and manage public security.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 11, 2023
Li Qiang appointed Chinese premier as Xi asserts influence
The former Shanghai party chief was named the successor of outgoing premier Li Keqiang at a meeting of the country's rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 10, 2023
Xi starts new term in China, with a focus on economy and U.S. rivalry
Despite his personal power seeming secure, Xi faces the urgent challenge of reviving China’s economy and escalating tensions with the United States and its allies.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 7, 2023
'Xi Jinping's guy': Longtime acolyte Li Qiang set to be China's next premier
Leadership watchers say Li Qiang's closeness to Xi is both a strength and a vulnerability: While he has Xi's trust, he is beholden to his longtime patron.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 6, 2023
Xi vows to boost high-end manufacturing in face of U.S. pressure
The comments come against a backdrop of accelerating shifts of production capacity from China to neighboring nations like India and Vietnam.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 5, 2023
China sets lowest growth target in years as parliament kicks off
China posted just 3% growth last year, missing its stated target of around 5.5% by a wide margin as the economy strained under the impact of strict COVID policies.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
Mar 3, 2023
For China’s next premier, a subservient role to the powerful Xi
In recent years President Xi Jinping has taken control of most aspects of government, a consolidation of power that is expected to continue as he sidelines rivals and promotes allies.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 2, 2023
Upcoming legislative sessions in China offer insight into Beijing's path ahead
The dual political sessions that begin this weekend should provide some clues as to how China intends to deal with its myriad challenges.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 1, 2023
China welcomes Russian ally Lukashenko in visit overshadowed by war
The summit is the latest sign that Xi Jinping is taking a deeper interest in the war in Ukraine, a year after Russia launched the most intense conflict in Europe since World War II.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 27, 2023
Mistrust of Xi endangers one of Wall Street’s favorite trades
Money managers looking for China to rebuild trust are getting mixed regulatory messages from Beijing.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 26, 2023
China to welcome Belarusian leader, raising concerns over Ukraine
A state visit this week by Aleksandr Lukashenko of Belarus comes as the U.S. has accused China of preparing to send lethal aid to Russia.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 21, 2023
Nuclear submarine plan shows fragility of nascent China-Australia reset
Ties between Australia and China have improved quickly since Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese took power last year, but Canberra’s plans for a new submarine may test that goodwill.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
Feb 20, 2023
U.S.-China meeting intended to ease tensions only fueled them
Talks over the weekend underscored how, for all the claims from President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping about their desire to steady ties, neither side seems capable of doing so.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 18, 2023
China's Xi plans 'peace speech' on Ukraine invasion anniversary, Italy says
The Feb. 24 speech will apparently continue Beijing's line of urging peace while avoiding condemnation of its ally Russia.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 18, 2023
Balloon crisis highlighted a split in China’s leadership, Pentagon official says
An assertion that Chinese leader Xi Jinping is suspicious of his military commanders is perhaps the strongest such public comment by a senior Biden administration official.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 18, 2023
U.S. and China diplomats communicating — but not militaries, White House says
The White House said it was not the 'right time' for Secretary of State Antony Blinken to travel to China after he postponed a Feb. 5-6 trip over the recent balloon episode.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 11, 2023
China considering tripling stockpile of nuclear warheads, sources say
The blueprint, mapped out by the People's Liberation Army, has already been approved by President Xi Jinping, who has been eager to bolster Beijing's deterrence against Washington.

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