Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to charm elite US executives at a dinner in San Francisco Wednesday after meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden. The business community stands to benefit from improved relations between the two superpowers. Also in this edition, we look at Thailand's proposal to build a "land bridge" that would connect the Indian and Pacific oceans.
As Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in San Francisco to attend the APEC summit and meet with his US counterpart Joe Biden, we take a look at the economic relationship between the two countries. In spite of tensions leading to trade restrictions and counter-measures, the two nations' trade was still worth over $750 billion in 2022.
Speculation is building that Chinese President Xi Jinping could accept an invitation from US President Joe Biden to meet next month in San Francisco. China's top diplomat is visiting Washington this week for talks.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping praised "close and effective strategic coordination" between Russia and China during Russian President Vladimir Putin's appearance at the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum.
China's Belt and Road Initiative stands as one of Xi Jinping's most iconic policies. However, sustaining the same fervor it once enjoyed seems to present more challenges now than ever before.
A US delegation met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss relations between the superpowers. Sanctions and spying as well as economic and geopolitical disputes have caused tensions for the two.
An aide to Chinese president Xi Jinping was stopped from entering the BRICS Summit venue in Johannesburg on Wednesday while following the leader onto a red carpet. Video shows Xi walking into the venue and security officials blocking the confused aide, closing the doors between him and his boss.
Ukraine's Prime Minister Shmyhal discussed Kyiv's formula for peace during talks at the Vatican. Meanwhile, Russia said it found the implementation of the grain deal "unsatisfactory."
At the annual parliamentary meet, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced he would focus on developing security. He also announced an economic growth target of 5%, the lowest in decades.
China and Russia announced a visit to Moscow by President Xi Jinping next week. Beijing, a longtime Moscow ally, seeks a peace mediator role over the war in Ukraine.
As Chinese leader Xi Jinping begins his three-day trip to Moscow on Monday, all eyes are on how China positions itself in the ongoing war and experts describe the trip as “extremely delicate” for the Chinese President.
Some of the largest ministries will see their current heads stay on, signaling a cautionary stance in the face of economic and political headwinds.