Chinese president to embark on four-nation tour

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Russia, Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo on March 22-30. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Qin Gang made the announcement in Beijing on Monday. Xi is making the visit at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, South African President Jacob […]

Xi urges armed forces’ loyalty, discipline

Xi Jinping, top leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the CPC Central Military Commission, on Monday urged the country’s armed forces to be “absolutely loyal” to the Party, sharpen fighting capacity and abide by disciplines. While joining a plenary meeting of a delegation from the People’s Liberation Army at the ongoing national […]

Xi Jinping reiterates adherence to socialism with Chinese characteristics

Xi Jinping, the new leader of China’s ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), on Saturday urged efforts to uphold and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics while alerting Party members of potential dangers and risks. Xi, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, made the comments at the opening ceremony of a high-profile workshop attended by […]

China’s leaders celebrate New Year with political advisors

China’s leaders celebrate New Year with political advisors

China’s leaders on Tuesday morning celebrated the New Year of 2013 with political advisors in Beijing. President Hu Jintao, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Xi Jinping, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Jia Qinglin, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli attended a tea party held […]

Xi Jinping calls for more wisdom, courage to deepen reform

The General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has called for more political courage and wisdom to deepen the country’s reform. Xi Jinping made the comments when presiding over a group study held by the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau on Monday, when bureau members were given a lecture on promoting […]

Xi Jinping urges greater poverty-alleviation efforts

Xi Jinping urges greater poverty-alleviation efforts

Chinese leader Xi Jinping urged local authorities to escalate poverty-alleviation work during his weekend visit to impoverished villages in north China’s remote Fuping County. Braving chilly weather around minus-10 degrees Celsius, Xi, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, reached Fuping, an impoverished county set deep in the Taihang Mountains of […]

Xi’s political path shows pragmatic style

Standing before the Golden Gate Bridge, a San Francisco landmark, Xi Jinping, in a photo released Sunday by Xinhua, looks like sunny young man on his maiden visit to the United States. The young county chief, with his hair being ruffled by sea wind, was not in the U.S. for tourism, but in hopes of […]

Xi addresses central economic work conference

Xi addresses central economic work conference

Photo released on Dec. 16, 2012 shows Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, addressing the central economic work conference in Beijing, capital of China. The two-day meeting was held here from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16. Wen Jiabao, Li Keqiang, […]