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Trump predicts concessions from China despite trade tensions

Trump predicts concessions from China despite trade tensions

US President Donald Trump predicted that China would take down its trade barriers, expressing optimism despite escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies that have roiled global markets in the past week.

China's parliament puts Xi on course to rule for life

China's parliament puts Xi on course to rule for life

The historic constitutional amendment breezed through the rubber-stamp parliament with 2,958 in favour, two against and three abstentions despite an unusual bout of online criticism.

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

The Chinese Communist Party's leadership has called for the removal of presidential term limits, opening the door for China's most powerful leader in decades, Xi Jinping, to remain in office beyond 2023.

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the country will not close its door to the global internet, but that cyber sovereignty is key in its vision of internet development.

Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Speaking on the second day of a trip to Beijing marked by pomp and pageantry, Trump also decried China's "one-sided and unfair" trade surplus with the United States.

Trump in China for talks on North Korea's 'cruel dictatorship'

Trump in China for talks on North Korea's 'cruel dictatorship'

Donald Trump toured the Forbidden City with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday as the US president began the crucial leg of an Asian trip intended to build a global front against North Korea's nuclear threats.

Chinese president Xi lays out vision for 'new era'

Chinese president Xi lays out vision for 'new era'

Xi Jinping's wide-ranging address laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous China and its place in the international community, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity.

Xi tells Modi 'healthy, stable' China-India ties needed

Xi tells Modi 'healthy, stable' China-India ties needed

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that their two countries should pursue "healthy, stable bilateral ties", state media reported on Tuesday in the wake of a protracted border standoff.

China says its committed to peace in the Middle East

China says its committed to peace in the Middle East

China will host a symposium between Israel and the Palestinians later this year, an official said on Tuesday, as president Xi Jinping vowed to "ceaselessly" contribute towards peace in the region.

Merkel, Xi indulge in panda diplomacy ahead of G20 summit

Merkel, Xi indulge in panda diplomacy ahead of G20 summit

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping opened on Wednesday a new Berlin zoo enclosure for two giant pandas on loan from China, as the two countries prepare for the Group of 20 summit.

China tightens rules on online news, network providers

China tightens rules on online news, network providers

China on Tuesday issued tighter rules for online news portals and network providers, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's push to secure the internet and maintain strict party control over content.

Xi urges peaceful resolution of North Korea tensions

Xi urges peaceful resolution of North Korea tensions

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump to peacefully resolve tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme, as the US president touted the power of a naval "armada" steaming towards the Korean peninsula.