Xi Jinping

The End of China's 'Peaceful Rise' Doctrine?

Paul Reynolds | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Reynolds

The new Chinese leadership has, over the last 18 months, shown itself to be very different from that of successive Post-1980 reformist administrations. The 'market reform' rhetoric is still there. The assertions about Communist Party supremacy and dislike of Western democratic values, are still there...

From Crimean Crisis to Geopolitical Fires in Asia?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

Weakening growth in China and other emerging economies and geopolitical tensions are the biggest risks to financial markets. Those two are dangerously interconnected right now.

Search For Malaysia Flight Dramatically Narrowed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

The search for the doomed MH370 flight has been narrowed after new satellite data excluded much of the vast search area, authorities in Malaysia have ...

China Stabbing Attack Blamed On Separatists (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK

China has blamed separatists terrorists for the massacre of 29 people at a train station, in a frenzied stabbing attacks by a group with long knives. ...

'The UK Is Not A Big Power In The Eyes Of The Chinese'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

As David Cameron sat down for his second meal containing fungus in two days, having smilingly presented the Chinese premier with a copy of Thatcher's ...

Lucky Chinese Premier...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

Lucky old Li Keqiang. Invite the prime minister of Great Britain over for dinner, and get a biography of Margaret Thatcher and William Hague's boo...

Bitter Sweet Symphony for Structural Reforms?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

Britpop's predictive powers A tumultuous storm followed the 2008 credit crisis. To calm it, the governments administered liquidity injections with th...

Chinese Leader Holds All the Cards in This Meeting of Giants

Oscar Holland | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Politics
Oscar Holland

Herein lies the crucial imbalance. Trade links will benefit them both so America is the only player at the table with any significant further demands. The stakes at the diplomatic casino are already inherently skewed.

What Xi Jinping's Diplomatic Agenda Tells Us About the Emerging World Order

Giovanni Vimercati | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Politics
Giovanni Vimercati

The economic crisis paining Europe and the U.S. is surely one of the factors that has pushed China in new directions in its search for trade partners. Especially if thinking of the long term, China has to expand its network beyond the struggling American and European markets.

The Chinese Education Problem: A Dispatch From Dalian

Justin Cash | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK
Justin Cash

Behind the allusion of achievement, Chinese children are quite literally being drilled to death. In 2011, a government report revealed suicide as the leading cause of death for those aged 15 to 34.

'Our Words Have Been Raped'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

Journalists at one of China's most influential papers have stunned the country by going on strike over censorship of their paper's New Year message, w...

Jessica Elgot

'The World Must Adapt To China'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK

China is undergoing a once-in-a-decade leadership transition as the Communist Party selects its new president to lead what could soon be the most powe...

Jessica Elgot

Basketball And A Pop Star Wife: Meet China's Next Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

He loves basketball, he's married to a women almost as famous as him, and he is just about to become one of the most powerful people on the planet - b...

The Leadership Change That Matters Most To The World?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

The man many consider to be the most important leader in the world will take the reins of power this week - but he won't be sitting in the White House...

Meanwhile in Beijing...

John Wight | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
John Wight

Whatever the outcome of the US presidential election on 6 November is, events in Beijing on 8 November will undoubtedly prove of equal if not more significance for a southern hemisphere that has long suffered as a consequence of the unipolarity enjoyed by Washington.

Chinese Vice President Has Irish Cow Named After Him

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Politics

China's vice president Xi Jinping had a newborn calf named after him as he visited a farm during a three-day trip to Ireland. Mr Xi and his delegat...

Obama Meets Chinese Leader on Valentine's Day: How About Some Love for Tibet?

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Politics
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

Let's hope Obama remembers these wise words and upholds humanity's noble ideals to Xi, even if he finds it very 'hard' to do so. Otherwise Obama, will come across like a cheesy, expensive Valentine's card: all lovehearts and endearing words but no real passion or commitment.