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Latest Xi Jinping Items
Xi Jinping, who is expected to succeed Chinese leader Hu Jintao and take charge of the communist state for the next 10 years, went into hiding last week, instantly shifting China's rumor mills into high gear.
For China's Communist Party, it should be easy to quash all that speculation — from plausible to outlandish — about the unexplained absence of the country's next leader. Just trot him out in public to show that he is hale and hearty.
Chinese micro-bloggers and overseas websites have come up with all kinds of speculation as to why the current vice president Xi Jinping has gone unseen for more than a week.
Talks between Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese leaders Wednesday failed to narrow gaps on how to end the crisis in Syria and how to resolve Beijing's territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors in the South China Sea.
Last week, President Obama feted communist China's Xi Jinping, the man who hopes to lead his country as it emerges as the world's next superpower. Mr. Xi must have been delighted to see press reports that his host is poised to end America's claim to such status - at least with respect to the traditional means of measuring it: nuclear weaponry.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping wrapped up his four-day U.S. visit in Southern California style _ in a box seat at the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
The Pentagon's plan to shift the focus of U.S. military forces to Asia after disengagement in Iraq and Afghanistan got mixed support in the defense budget request released this week.
The man in line to be China's leader for the next decade told business leaders in Washington on Wednesday he was open to a far more expanded relationship between the world's two largest economies.
Facing accusations from Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney that he's soft on China, President Obama told Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Tuesday that China needs to play fair in international trade.