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  • Saturday, June 8th 2024 - 10:10 UTC

    Alckmin underlines China's importance for Brazil

    The Chinese still do not drink too much coffee, Alckmin noted

    In an interview with Brazilian reporters during his Chinese trip, Vice President Geraldo Alckmin underlined the importance of the China-Brazil High-Level Coordination and Cooperation Committee (COSBAN).

  • Wednesday, January 17th 2024 - 10:30 UTC

    Taiwan's unknowable future and president for life Xi Jinping rage

    If there were a referendum in Taiwan today on declaring independence from China (and Beijing didn’t threaten to invade to stop it), a large majority of Taiwanese would vote yes

    By Gwynne Dyer

    Taiwan’s fate is as unknowable as usual, even though we know who the next president is, William Lai, vice-president under outgoing President Tsai Ing-Wen, mainly because the two opposition parties failed to agree on a joint candidate and ultimately split the slightly-less-anti-China vote between them.

  • Thursday, November 30th 2023 - 10:15 UTC

    Henry Kissinger dies aged 100

    In July this year, Kissinger made a surprise visit to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Former US Secretary of State and 1973 Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger died Wednesday at the age of 100 at his home in Connecticut, it was reported. He epitomized his country's foreign policy in the second half of the 20th century and remained active throughout his life. In July this year, he made a surprise visit to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping.

  • Thursday, November 23rd 2023 - 08:31 UTC

    Uruguay, China deepen bilateral ties

    Xi and Lacalle met for over two hours in Beijing

    President Luis Lacalle Pou of Uruguay and Xi Jinping of China Wednesday announced after meeting in Beijing that new steps toward a bilateral free trade deal had been agreed upon.

  • Saturday, November 18th 2023 - 10:42 UTC

    Linking the gov't to drug trafficking is serious, Lacalle warns

    Lacalle is off to China for a meeting with Xi Jinping in an attempt to finalize a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, among other issues

    On his last full day in the country before leaving for China, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou criticized opposition leaders for suggesting he was involved in drug trafficking, which the Marset scandal that led to the resignation of several ministers earlier this month would allegedly prove.

  • Thursday, November 16th 2023 - 10:18 UTC

    Biden, Xi resume direct talks after over a year of top-level silence

    Both leaders had a “candid” conversation where no major breakthroughs were expected

    After going no contact for over a year, Presidents Joseph Biden of the United States and Xi Jinping of China met Wednesday in San Francisco on the sides of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.

  • Saturday, November 11th 2023 - 10:12 UTC

    APEC: No major breakthrough expected from Biden-Xi meeting

    It will be San Francisco's biggest political event since 1945

    San Francisco is finalizing its arrangements for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit during which a key meeting between Presidents Joseph Biden of the United States and Xi Jinping of China is expected to take place on Nov. 15. Xi and Biden will get together to discuss a range of “potentially contentious” topics including the need for military-to-military dialogue.

  • Friday, October 20th 2023 - 10:36 UTC

    China and Brazil should join forces, Xi Jinping tells House Speaker

    Xi Jinping also hoped that Brazilian lawmakers ”will actively promote exchanges and cooperation between China and Brazil

    Chinese President Xi Jinping told Brazilian Lower House Speaker Arthur Lira in Beijing Friday that their countries should firmly support each other in the face of “a tumultuous world.” Xi also insisted the BRICS partners were the two largest developing nations on the planet.

  • Thursday, September 14th 2023 - 10:45 UTC

    China holds Venezuela as an all-time strategic partner

    “I leave happy,” said Maduro after almost a full week in China

    Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday announced after meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro that relations between both countries would be strengthened to the point where the South American nation would become an “all-weather strategic level,” it was reported from Beijing.

  • Tuesday, September 5th 2023 - 10:20 UTC

    China's President not attending G20 Summit in New Delhi

    Premier Li Qiang will be representing China in India

    China's President Xi Jinping Monday announced he would not be attending the Sept. 9-10 G20 Summit in New Delhi and that his country would be represented by Prime Minister Li Qiang. Xi has attended every G20 summit since coming to power except Rome in 2021 when he participated by video link.