China's Vice President Xi Jinping attended cultural and sporting events Sunday in the Irish capital as the heir apparent of the Communist country continued a three-day visit, which Dublin called a vote of confidence in Ireland's economy. Among the highlights: an attempt to boot a Gaelic football, a friendly encounter with a dairy calf and a taste of Irish coffee.
A new deal signed by Chinese vice president Xi Jinping in Los Angeles, the last stop of his 5-day whirlwind US visit, will give American film studios greater access to China's $2.1 billion box-office market. US vice president Joe Biden has hailed the new deal as one that will support “thousands of American jobs in and around the film industry.” [ more › ]
The Chinese government signed a number of trade agreements with Ireland on Sunday, on the second day of a three day state visit by Chinese vice president Xi Jinping. Ireland is the only European country to receive a visit from Xi as part of his global tour that includes visits to Washington and Turkey. Show More Summary
At least one group is applauding Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States this week: Hollywood movie studios. After meeting with the Chinese leader in Los Angeles, our very own vice president Joe Biden said the two men had come to an agreement to allow "significantly more job-supporting U.S. Show More Summary
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping takes in Laker game before leaving L.A.
China’s vice president received a warmer welcome at an economic forum in Los Angeles on Friday than he seemed to get in Washington earlier in the week.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and Vice President Joe Biden acknowledged their nations’ differences in a stop at a South Gate school and encouraged students to learn more about China’s ways. The visit to the International Studies Center, which promotes...
As Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping began a morning of meetings Friday with Vice President Joe Biden and Los Angeles leaders and businesspeople, hundreds of protesters and supporters gathered across the street from the J.W. Marriott hotel at L.A. Live.
Mr. Xi comes to Washington This week's Washington foreign-policy agenda was dominated by the visit of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, the country's presumptive next leader. Xi's meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama was fairly cordial,...Show More Summary
Ted Galen Carpenter Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States this week has been primarily a “get acquainted” session for both sides. U.S. leaders wanted to assess first hand China’s heir apparent as president—a leadership transition that is anticipated later this year. Show More Summary
One of the striking aspects of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s critical public comments this week to Xi Jinping, the likely next leader of China, was how they contrasted with the Obama administration's typical approach to China...
He received a 19-gun salute at the Pentagon, toured the Port of Los Angeles and took tea in Muscatine, Iowa. On Friday, China’s Vice President Xi Jinping will wrap up his five-day trip to the U.S., his first visit since emerging as China’s heir apparent. If the trip was aimed at personalizing the man who [...]
Two of the biggest news stories of the week have been growing tensions between Iran and Israel, and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping’s five-day tour of the U.S. to bolster relationships between the two nations, which have taken a hit in recent months due to trade and currency posturing. While there’s been plenty of commentary [...]
The Chinese vice president, who is expected to become president next year, arrives in L.A. and visits the Port of Los Angeles. He has tickets to the Lakers game Friday night. Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping swept into Los Angeles on...Show More Summary
BEIJING – As Vice President Xi Jinping uses his visit to the United States to reaffirm many of the common goals that tie China and the U.S.
In his latest op-ed on the Wall Street Journal, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has blasted Barack Obama's China policy, calling his meetings with Vice President Xi Jinping earlier this week "empty pomp and ceremony", and criticising him for being a "near supplicant to Beijing." [ more › ]
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping swept into L.A. Thursday for a brief and swiftly-paced visit that will include stops at a local school, a hot-ticket dinner banquet -- and a Friday night Lakers game.
Interesting series of pictures showing you the scene at Muscatine, Iowa, a small town in the American heartland revisited by Vice President Xi Jinping yesterday after some 27 years. Hear Tibetan protestors chant against China after the jump... [ more › ]
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad hosted Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping this week; on Wednesday, a delegation of Chinese officials agreed to buy more than $4 billion dollars of soybeans. Xi, who many expect to be the next president of China, visited Iowa as part of a four-day trip to the United States. Show More Summary
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and leader in waiting continued his friendlier face of China tour Wednesday and Thursday, delivering a much awaited policy speech in Washington before heading to Muscatine in Iowa, where he visited as...Show More Summary