Xi Jinping
World  /  Published 10.03.20

Xi lands in Wuhan to send positive message

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday made his first visit to Wuhan since a coronavirus outbreak forced an unprecedented lockdown of the central city of 11 million people, in a sign that authorities...
By Reuters in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.20

A virus exposes authoritarian maladies

What started in Wuhan is now a global epidemic. The World Health Organization has suggested that although it might be too early to call the outbreak a pandemic, countries should be “in a phase of pr...
By Harsh V. Pant in

World  /  Published 23.02.20

Largest health emergency: Xi

The coronavirus epidemic that has killed over 2,400 people is communist China’s “largest public health emergency” since its founding, President Xi Jinping said on Sunday. “It has the fastest ...
By Agencies in Beijing

World  /  Published 17.02.20

Scholar who called for Xi’s ouster held

Chinese authorities have arrested a prominent rights activist and legal scholar who had called on President Xi Jinping to step down over his handling of crises including the coronavirus outbreak, two ...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 16.02.20

Social control to tame virus

China has flooded cities and villages with battalions of neighbourhood busybodies, uniformed volunteers and Communist Party representatives to carry out one of the biggest social control campaigns in ...
By Raymond Zhong and Paul Mozur/New York Times News Service in Shanghai

World  /  Published 16.02.20

Xi's early virus involvement raises questions

A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response to a new virus outbreak from early on in the crisis...
By AP in Beijing

World  /  Published 13.02.20

Beijing replaces HK official with hardliner

Beijing has replaced the head of its office overseeing Hong Kong with a political hardliner and ally of President Xi Jinping, signalling a more hands-on approach in its management of the Chinese-ruled...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 10.02.20

Let’s not shake hands, Xi says during tour

When he stepped inside the municipal office five miles north of the Forbidden City, China’s most powerful leader in decades pulled up the sleeve of his black overcoat and held out his wrist. A woman...
By New York Times News Service in Beijing

World  /  Published 09.02.20

Amid virus, Xi commands from safe heights

President Xi Jinping strode onstage before an adoring audience in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing less than three weeks ago, trumpeting his successes in steering China through a tumultuous yea...
By Chris Buckley and Steven Lee Myers/New York Times News Service in

India  /  Published 09.02.20

Coronavirus: Modi offers India's help to China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Chinese President Xi Jinping, offering India's assistance to China to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.In his letter, the prime minister expressed solidar...
By PTI in New Delhi


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