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CIA official: China is waging ‘a cold war’ against the United States

China is waging “a cold war” against the United States, a senior U.S. intelligence official argued Friday.<p>“At the end of the day, the Chinese …

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Former Chongqing party chief jailed for life for corruption | Financial Times

A former top Chinese official once tipped as a potential successor to Xi Jinping has been sentenced to life in prison for corruption, state media …

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'Mr. Fix-It': China's new VP has tackled thorniest of crises

BEIJING (AP) — Wang Qishan is known as China's "Mr. Fix-It," a trustworthy official deployed to tackle the thorniest of crises — from crumbling banks to deadly illness to high-level corruption. Those who've met him describe him as bold and probing, a problem solver who enjoys philosophical debates …

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China’s Xi Gets 100% of Votes for New Term as Key Ally Named VP

China’s parliament unanimously reappointed Xi Jinping as president while installing one of his most trusted allies as vice president, highlighting …

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China votes to allow Xi Jinping to rule for life

China’s parliament has voted to amend its constitution to remove the two-term limit for the country’s president, effectively allowing president Xi …

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Xi: From graft-fighting governor to president for life

BEIJING (AFP) -<p>Xi Jinping has joined the pantheon of Chinese leadership two decades after bursting onto the scene as a graft-fighting governor who went on to earn comparisons with Mao Zedong in his quest for unrestricted power.<p>The rubber-stamp parliament further enhanced Xi's considerable power on …

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World<p>Thai rescuers on Thursday said they may be prodded into a complex extraction of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave if …

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Xi Jinping forever? China to lift limit on president's term

China is set to lift the limit on a president serving a maximum of two terms, potentially paving the way for Xi Jinping to continue in power.

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China’s Top Party Body Says Xiongan Blueprint Progressing Well

Central authorities have vowed to roll out a series of measures to facilitate the development of the Xiongan New Area, a flagship new economic zone …

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Former Chongqing party chief charged with bribery in China | Financial Times

A former top Chinese official once tipped as a potential successor to Xi Jinping has been charged with corruption, state media reported on …

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The next global financial crisis: Made in China?

If you own stocks, anywhere in the world, there’s a good chance that the markets’ wild ride this week upset your stomach. But, worried as you were, …

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Wang Qishan, ally of China's President Xi Jinping, elected to new position

BEIJING - Former Chinese anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan has been elected as a deputy to the National People's Congress, in an indication that he …

Wang Qishan still attending top Communist Party meetings and in line for China’s vice-presidency

Wang Qishan, China’s formidable former anti-corruption tsar, will continue to wield political influence in new Communist Party and state roles carved …

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China: Senior military official commits suicide amid corruption probe

A former member of China's Central Military Commission has committed suicide after authorities opened a corruption probe against him. Zhang Yang was …

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Jiang Tianyong: Chinese rights lawyer sentenced to two years in prison

Rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong has been handed a two-year jail term on the charge of "inciting subversion of state power." The verdict is the latest in …

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Senior Chinese envoy in North Korea amid chill in ties

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years held meetings in the country's capital to try to improve …

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Following Trump visit, China sending envoy to North Korea

Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China says it's sending a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs.<p>The official Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday that director of the …

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China Says Foreign Firms Won't Be Forced to Turn Over Technology

A top Communist Party official said Friday that China won’t force foreign companies to turn over technology secrets to gain market access, signaling …

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China faces historic corruption battle, ruling party's new graft buster says

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China must win its battle against corruption or face being erased by history, its new top graft buster said in an editorial on Saturday, underscoring the ruling Communist Party’s focus on eliminating corrupt behaviour.<p>New Politburo Standing Committee member Zhao Leji attends a …

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China is facing a historic corruption battle

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China must win its battle against corruption or face being erased by history, its new top graft buster said in an editorial on Saturday, underscoring the ruling Communist Party's focus on eliminating corrupt behavior.<p>Zhao Leji, appointed to the new seven-member Politburo …

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What China’s New Leadership Cohort Means for the US

As the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) 19th Party Congress came to a close last month, new members of Chinese leadership emerged on the national stage. …

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No cult of personality around Xi, says top China party academic

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has learnt from history and will not allow a Mao Zedong-style cult of personality to form around President Xi Jinping, one of the ruling Communist Party’s top official academics said on Monday.<p>China's President Xi Jinping claps after his speech as he and other new …

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China Dashboard Reveals Slow Reform Progress

The Rhodium Group, partnered with the Asia Society Policy Institute, on Thursday released the China Dashboard, which aims to track ten key reform categories. The Dashboard provides an objective basis to judge the progress of China’s reform imperatives. The indicators are generally neutral or not …

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China's Xi says hopes to promote relations with North Korea: KCNA

1 / 2<p>China's President Xi Jinping claps after his speech as he and other new Politburo Standing Committee members meet with the press at the Great …

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An emperor who is a dotard. A population in the grip of opium addiction. An economy held back by bureaucracy and crumbling infrastructure. A culture …

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Xi ally Li Qiang named Shanghai party boss - Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - Li Qiang, an ally of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has been named the top Communist Party official in Shanghai, replacing Han Zheng who last week joined the elite Politburo Standing Committee, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Li Qiang, Communist Party …

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Xi Jinping is officially China's most powerful leader since Mao — here's what that means for the economy

• <b>President Xi Jinping has been elevated to the same status as Mao Zedong in a shift that might shed some light on the country's economic future.</b>• <b><br>Analysts argue the political leadership is becoming more resigned to the reality of lower economic growth. Additionally, the country could see swift</b> …

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President Trump Praises China's Xi Jinping Ahead Of Asia Trip

President Trump visits China next month as part of a 12-day trip to Asia, and his plans include meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This comes …

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China is now the "Party of Xi," and Trump has to deal with it

“Xi is the party, and the party is Xi.”<p>“Xi is the party, and the party is Xi.”<p>“Not being Donald Trump is not enough to demonstrate responsible global leadership.”

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Xi Discarded Straw Polls in Picking China Leaders, Xinhua Says

President Xi Jinping discarded straw polls used in the past to pick China’s top leaders, and instead made decisions based on direct consultations …

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