The three UCLA basketball players who were arrested in China and charged with shoplifting returned stateside after President Trump met with Xi Jinping to ask for help in the case. LaVar Ball, father of LiAngelo Ball, downplayed Trump's...Show More Summary
A Chinese special envoy on Monday ended a four-day trip to North Korea during which the two sides discussed regional concerns but made no direct statements about the nuclear crisis. Officially, Song Tao was sent by President Xi Jinping to report on the outcome of the Chinese Communist Party's recent congress. Show More Summary
A workaholic keen swimmer with an extensive knowledge of foreign literature -- China's state news agency Xinhua on Friday cracked open the door to President Xi Jinping's private life in an unusual and glowing profile. The private lives...Show More Summary
LaVar Ball downplayed President Donald Trump's role in getting three UCLA basketball players home after they were arrested on charges of shoplifting in China. Trump reportedly made a plea to President Xi Jinping to get the Chinese government involved in the case. Show More Summary
With President Xi Jinping having consolidated his power at the 19th Party Congress, and the United States increasingly distracted at home, it may seem like a given that China will reestablish its predominance over the Asia-Pacific region. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia What Taipei, and other Chinese neighbors could do if Beijing ever decided to strike. With President Xi Jinping having consolidated his power at the 19th Party Congress, and the United States increasingly distracted at home, it may seem like a given that China will reestablish its predominance over the Asia-Pacific region. Show More Summary
Propaganda effort in poor province latest sign of Xi Jinping consolidating control. Thousands of Christian villagers in China have been told to take down displays of Jesus, crosses, and gospel passages from their homes as part of a government...Show More Summary
If Beijing maintains its current approach of BRI implementation, it will push New Delhi to balance against increasing Chinese power. The Chinese Communist Party enshrined President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) into its constitution at the 19th National Congress in October. Show More Summary
As Xi Jinping visited Zimbabwe during a tour of Africa in 2015, Robert Mugabe offered the Chinese president a warm welcome and portrayed the two nations as deep allies. “China is Zimbabwe’s all-weather friend,” the Zimbabwean president told reporters. Now, a little less than two years after that visit, the 93-year-old Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe for nearly […]
After getting his requested “thank you” from the UCLA basketball players released from custody in China, Donald Trump on Thursday demanded they make another apology to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Tweeted Trump: “To the three UCLA… Read The post Trump to UCLA Basketball Players: Now Thank the Chinese President appeared first on Towleroad.
Shanghai (AFP) – The Chinese Football Association (CFA) moved swiftly on Thursday to dampen talk of a 2030 World Cup bid, after China coach Marcello Lippi was quoted as saying plans were being made. Football fan President Xi JinpingShow More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday a "dual suspension" proposal to handle North Korea was still the best option, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had rejected a "freeze for freeze" agreement.
After creating an international incident that led President Trump to intervene with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the three teenage UCLA basketball players who shoplifted designer goods in China said Wednesday that they’re really, really sorry. No doubt. Surely LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen...
CHINESE DEMOCRACY: Has Xi Jinping Become “Emperor for Life”? In the CCP, power rests with those who can put loyal cadres in high positions. During the recent congress Xi did just that. As expected, General Secretary Xi and Premier Li Keqiang remain in the PBSC, China’s highest ruling body. The five new inductees to the […]
LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, detained in China for shoplifting, were released after President Trump interceded with President Xi Jinping.
The president said he directly asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help the three basketball players accused of shoplifting.
They were detained Nov. 7 in Hangzhou on shoplifting charges.
China will send a special envoy to North Korea this week, state media said Wednesday, after US President Donald Trump concluded an Asian tour to rally support against Pyongyang's nuclear threats. President Xi Jinping's special envoy,...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese diplomat will visit North Korea from Friday as a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing said, although it did not say he was planning to discuss North Korea's nuclear and ballistic programs.