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XI JINPING

COMMENTARY / World
Feb 21, 2014
China's Xi wasting time trying to eradicate vice
Despite what may be the best of intentions, President Xi Jinping almost certainly is not going to succeed in ending prostitution in Dongguan, much less China.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 27, 2014
Abe eager to meet Obama, Xi at Nuclear Security Summit
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering attending the Nuclear Security Summit in the Netherlands in March, government officials said Monday.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 19, 2014
China has no-clash policy in place for Japan
China's top leaders officially agreed last year to prevent a military clash with Japan and any interference from the United States regarding the bitter sovereignty dispute over the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, sources close to them said Saturday.
COMMENTARY / World
Jan 10, 2014
Xi Jinping facing three key challenges in 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping has tightened the Communist Party's control over ideology, cracked down on official corruption, repressed dissent and championed a more nationalistic foreign policy. The world will soon find out whether this politically conservative course is intended to ease unusally bold economic reforms.
COMMENTARY / COUNTERPOINT
Jan 4, 2014
Back and forward: Asia in 2013; predictions for 2014
Crystal-ball gazing is a notoriously inexact science, so before getting to that, let's lessen the potential exposure to ridicule by starting with a roundup of the last 12 months' key trends and events in Asia.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Dec 28, 2013
After Abe Yasukuni jaunt, all eyes on Xi
Chinese President Xi Jinping's reaction to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Yasukuni Shrine will determine whether Asia's top two economies come closer to a hostile incident.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 26, 2013
Christmas Grinch in China
The extension of Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption and anti-extravagance campaigns is blamed for creating a Grinch responsible for diminishing Chinese holiday cheer this year.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 22, 2013
Xi factor may not influence contentious issues
The Chinese president's authority has certainly increased under Xi Jinping, but Xi is powerful only when he has the votes. On contentious issues, he is but one of seven top leaders.
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 2, 2013
China dons provocateur suit
However powerful President Xi Jinping might have become, China's declaration of a vast air-defense identification zone does not add to its store of "soft power."
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 1, 2013
Who is Xi? Chinese leader enigma to world
In early November, China's most powerful man, Xi Jinping, stepped into a rustic farmhouse while on an inspection tour in far-flung Hunan province. The occupants' sole electrical appliance, a fluorescent light bulb, burned overhead. Shi Pazhuan, the family matriarch, was confused. "What should I call you?" she asked — in Chinese, a cordial way of asking who he was.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 28, 2013
Can Xi's reforms succeed?
Will it be possible for Xi Jinping to liberalize China's economy while trying to tighten the Communist Party's political grip?
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 25, 2013
With rapid growth imperiled, China at a crossroads
China remains a colossus, but its future is increasingly clouded.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 25, 2013
China's Xi is no Gorbachev
Trying to censor reality will only further undermine China's governing narrative, not strengthen its authority.
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 19, 2013
China's billionaire problem remains in Xi Jinping's way
Chinese President Xi Jinping's economic program so far is looking all too much like "Abenomics."
COMMENTARY / COUNTERPOINT
Nov 16, 2013
Nationalism, Tibetans and Uighurs in today's China
Nationalism arouses solidarity and generates identity politics that threaten ethnic and religious minorities. Defining the "we" also defines the "they" — and the latter is inexorably marginalized.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Nov 1, 2013
China envisions new 'Silk Roads' to West by land and by sea
Armed with tens of billions of dollars in investment deals and romantic tales of ancient explorers, Chinese President Xi Jinping spent much of September and October promoting his vision of two new "Silk Roads" to connect his country to the West and secure its energy supplies — one by land and another by sea.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 17, 2013
Making do without Obama
More attention has been given to U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to cancel his trip to Asia because of Beltway politics than to what the regional ministers did without him.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 8, 2013
Obama's lesson in losing face
The White House is likely hoping that APEC leaders do not take President Obama's cancellation of a planned trip to Southeast Asia because of a budget impasse as a slap in the face.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 4, 2013
Xi starts regional charm offensive
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Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Society / ANALYSIS
Oct 3, 2013
As Xi tightens grip, hopes for China reforms vanish
After Xi Jinping took over as head of China's Communist Party in December, some liberals dared to hope that change was in store for the world's most populous nation.

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