Topic: Xi Jinping
The coming crisis of China’s one-party regime
On Oct 1, to mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic, Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech that unreservedly celebrates the Communist Party of China’s record since 1949.
Report: Backlash could cost Xi’s Belt and Road US$800bil
HONG KONG: A new report suggested the backlash to China’s political and trade policies could shave as much as US$800bil off investment in President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), amid mounting concerns about the geopolitical price of doing...
China celebrates 70th National Day
OCTOBER is one of the most anticipated months for the Chinese as they celebrate the country’s birthday while enjoying a long seven-day golden holiday.This year marks the 70th anniversary of the foun...
China’s most indebted firm is too big to fail
THERE’S a lot working against China’s most indebted property firm. China Evergrande Group is sitting on US$113.7bil in debt and its core profit fell 45% in the first half of the year.
Asian markets mixed but trade uncertainty lingers
HONG KONG, Aug 29 — Asian markets were mixed today but investors remain on edge over China-US trade talks and after a closely watched recession indicator hit a level not seen since just before the f...
China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong
China’s military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, Chinese state media said today, as protests against Beijing continue to rock the Asian financial hub...
Alibaba and the US$15bil question
HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned US$15bil listing in the city, with sources saying China’s biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables.
Asia Stocks to Slip After Rocky U.S. Session
(Aug 16): Stocks in Asia looked set to drop after another tumultuous session on Wall Street and further declines in Treasury yields, on heightened trade uncertainty and fears of a slowing global econo...
China to counter latest US tariffs as Trump vows deal on US terms
BEIJING/WASHINGTON: China on Thursday vowed to counter the latest U.S. tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods but called on the United States to meet it halfway on a potential trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump said any pact would have to be on America's terms
Chinese forces drill near Hong Kong
Armoured personnel carriers, water cannons parked in Shenzhen
Military vehicles are parked on the grounds of the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre in Shenzhen.
Trump panics and rushes into Xi’s arms
IT ONLY took a small taste of what a U.S. recession might be like for President Donald Trump to suggest that he wants a trade deal with China after all.
China sticking to September US trade talks after tariff delay
BEIJING: Chinese officials are sticking to their plan to visit Washington in September for face-to-face trade meetings, people familiar with the matter said, signaling that talks remain on track for now despite an abrupt escalation in tariff threats this month.