Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician serving as general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), president of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC). Often described as China's "paramount leader" since 2012, he officially received the title of "core leader" from the CPC in 2016. As general secretary, Xi holds an ex-officio seat on the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, China's top decision-making body.
China is ready to strengthen its "global strategic partnership" with Italy, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in an Italian daily on the eve of his visit to the euro zone's third-largest economy. Reuters - Published
Misunderstandings over China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) are "hard to avoid", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Wednesday ahead of a trip to Europe by President Xi Jinping during which Italy is.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump says he's in no rush to complete a trade pact with China and insists that any deal include protection for intellectual property, a major sticking point between the two sides..
China's 2019 defence spending will rise 7.5 percent from 2018, according to a budget report issued at the opening of the country's annual meeting of parliament this week, a slower rate than last year..
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he would hold a summit with China to sign any final trade deal, a day after signaling that he planned to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to conclude an..
Chinese educators must respond to "false ideas and thoughts" when teaching political and ideological classes, President Xi Jinping said, in a sensitive year that marks the 30th anniversary of.. Reuters - Published
A top Vatican official says China's government should not fear "distrust or hostility" from the Roman Catholic Church, writing amid speculation over whether President Xi Jinping will meet Pope Francis.. Reuters - Published
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is due to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week endorsing Beijing's ambitious "Belt and Road" investment program. Reuters - Published