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Xi Jinping worries about spread of COVID-19 to countryside

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he is worried about the spread of the COVID-19 infection to the countryside.

Riyadh: Xi Jinping meets Saudi crown prince and other Arab leaders in key summit

Riyadh: Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Arab leaders on Friday at "milestone" summits hosted by Saudi Arabia, Reuters reported.

Xi unwilling to accept 'better' Western Covid-19 vaccines over not-so-effective Chinese jabs, says US official

Washington/Beijing: Chinese leader Xi Jinping is unwilling to accept Western vaccines despite the challenges China is facing with Covid-19, a US official said Saturday, according to media reports.

China: Respect right to peaceful protest, says HRW

Beijing: The Chinese government should respect the fundamental rights of people across China to peacefully protest the government’s draconian “zero Covid” restrictions and to call for freedom and human rights, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

China: Protests erupt against govt's COVID-19 measures, some demand Xi Jinping's resignation 

Beijing: Protests have started in different corners of China against the strict COVID restrictions imposed in the country and some even demanded the resignation of leader Xi Jinping and other Communist leaders.

Chinese President Xi Jinping slams Justin Trudeau at G20 before media

Bali/UNI: China's President Xi Jinping has been filmed accusing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of leaking meeting details, days after they held talks at the G20 summit here in Indonesia.

Joe Biden raises objection to China's 'coercive aggressive actions toward Taiwan' in his first meeting with Xi Jinping

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden Monday raised objections to China’s "coercive and increasingly aggressive actions toward Taiwan" which according to him undermine peace and stability across the strait in his first face-to-face meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Joe Biden says US will 'vigorously' compete with China

Washington: The United States will "vigorously" compete with China and speak out against human rights abuses in the country, but Washington will make sure that the competition does not turn into a conflict, President Joe Biden said on Sunday at the East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, as cited by the White House.

Taiwan to top agenda in Xi-Joe Biden meeting: Media

Washington: Taiwan is expected to top the agenda when US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet next week, media reports say.

China Communist Party Congress: Xi Jinping secures third term in power in closed-door voting

Chinese President Xi Jinping secured a third term in a closed-door vote on Sunday after a week-long gathering in Beijing of the selected members of the Communist Party of China or CPC, media reports said.

China: Ex-leader Hu Jintao left out of Congress ceremony

Beijing: Chinese former leader Hu Jintao has been left out of the closing ceremony of the Communist Party Congress, media reports said.

China's internet censors are attempting to shut out protesters in Beijing

Beijing: China’s internet censors are going to great lengths to shut down any discussion of a rare public protest condemning President Xi Jinping as a “despotic traitor” and denouncing the country’s Covid-19 policies, specially at a time when the nation witnessed the hosting of the crucial all-important Communist Party Congress.

People in Taiwan resolutely refuses so-called one country, two systems: Taiwanese Presidential office counters Xi Jinping

Taipei: The Taiwan Presidential Office has countered Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Sunday following his speech at the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th National Congress vowing to “struggle against separatism” and Taiwan independence.

London: Protesters dragged, beaten up at China's Manchester consulate

London: A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester was pulled into Chinese consulate grounds in Manchester and beaten up over alleged display of an inappropriate portrait of Xi Jinping.

Xi Jinping says China will create policies to increase birth rate in face of ageing population

Worried about its ageing population and its negative impact on the country's economic development, China will come up with policies to boost the birth rate, media reports said.