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Why am I not surprised? Chinese President Xi Jinping recently consolidated power. Trump told the gathering: “He’s now president for life. President for life. And he’s great.” Trump added, “I think it’s great. Maybe we’ll give that a shot someday.” There are a lot of people in China who believe in classical liberal principles.  At […]

Chinese Students in America Say ‘Not My President

Young overseas Chinese make a rare show of dissent against Xi Jinping's power grab.

Trump on allowing President-for-Life like China: 'Maybe we'll give that a shot some day.'

In the closed-door remarks, a recording of which was obtained by CNN, Trump also praised China's President Xi Jinping for recently consolidating power and extending his potential tenure, musing he wouldn't mind making such a maneuver himself."He's now president for life. Show More Summary

China Wants the Most Powerful Military on the Planet by 2050. And They Might Pull It Off.

Adam Ni Security, Chinese scientists are also working to develop revolutionary technologies that would change the way wars are fought – and the way we live. Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to transform China’s military into the world’s most powerful force by 2050. Show More Summary

Xi Jinping and the Perils of One-Person Rule in China

Jiayang Fan on Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose government has proposed lifting Presidential term limits, paving the way for Xi to rule indefinitely.

China Briefly Bans The Letter 'N' On Social Media After Anger Over Plans To Make Xi Jinping 'Dictator For Life'

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Last week, the Communist Party of China issued a short statement: The Communist Party of China Central Committee proposed to remove the expression that the President and Vice-President of the People's Republic of China "shall serve no...Show More Summary

As China's Xi gains power, parliament prepares to bolster risk battle

2 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) - China's annual parliament gathering kicks off on Monday as an ever-stronger President Xi Jinping presses ahead with efforts to ward off financial risks without undermining the economy. The run-up to the...Show More Summary

Trump on China abolishing presidential term limits: 'Maybe we'll give that a shot someday'

President Donald Trump in a private speech to Republican donors on Saturday floated the idea of abolishing presidential term limits. Trump praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for consolidating power, saying, "Maybe we'll give that a...Show More Summary

Trump praises Chinese president extending tenure 'for life'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised Chinese President Xi Jinping Saturday after the ruling Communist party announced it was eliminating the two-term limit for the presidency, paving the way for Xi to serve indefinitely, according to audio aired by CNN.

Is Xi Jinping now a ‘Leader for Life,’ like Mao? Here’s why this is dangerous.

China’s constitution is set to drop the two-term limit for president, allowing Xi Jinping to extend his rule beyond 2023. Here are three things to know about Xi’s increasingly personal rule: 1) Xi has broken a decades-old norm of collective rule China’s last “leader for life” was Chairman Mao Zedong, who ruled China from 1949 […]

On China's Weibo, It's Forbidden To Disagree With President Xi Jinping's Plan to Rule Forever

Chinese authorities are cracking down on criticism of Xi Jinping's plan to stay in office for more than two terms.

President Xi’s power play sparks a backlash in China

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

China's plan for President Xi Jinping to remain in office indefinitely sets off an outcry online with bloggers drawing comparisons to North Korea's ruling dynasty and other dictators. Eve Johnson reports.

Chinese leader's bid to rule indefinitely sparks rare public backlash

President Xi Jinping's quest to end term limits draws rare public dissent, as Communist Party deletes criticism, blames it on "outside forces"

China drowns out critics of lifetime Xi presidency

China's propaganda machine kicked into overdrive on Tuesday to defend the Communist Party's move to lift term limits for President Xi Jinping as criticism persisted on social media in defiance of censorship. The party has shocked many...Show More Summary

Emperor Xi: China Lifts Term Limits on President Xi Jinping

The Chinese communists announced this weekend that the party will scrap term limits for President Xi Jinping. The Times of India reported: In a move that is bound to have significant ramifications for China, with possible fallout for...Show More Summary

Xi Jinping May Be President for Life. What Will Happen to China?

Evan Osnos writes about China’s recent decision to end its two-term limit for the Presidency, paving the way for Xi Jinping to remain in power into the future.

Could Xi Jinping be given top job for life?

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

He is already one of the world’s most powerful politicians. Is he about to be given the job for life? China’s ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping the two-term limit of President Xi Jinping. That means he could remain in office indefinitely. And it gives some indication of how successful he has been in crushing…

China Defends Plan to Keep President Xi Jinping in Power and Remove His Term Limits

China said the constitution had been "continuously improved" since being adopted in 1954 by Mao Zedong, to whom Xi Jinping has been compared.

Xi Jinping Could End up Being 'President for Life' in China

2 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

Communist Party's proposal would end the fixed two-term rule and allow him to stay on in power beyond 2023. President Xi Jinping looks certain to stay on in power beyond  2023. The final roadblock to him retaining his position as the leader of the world’s second-largest economy appears to have been removed by the ruling Communist Party of China.

China punters bet on 'Emperor' Xi after term-limit news

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

Superstitious Chinese investors rushed to buy stock in companies with "emperor" in their names Monday following the latest power boost for President Xi Jinping, who has been likened to a modern-day sovereign. State media said on Sunday...Show More Summary

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