This photo taken on April 11, 2013 shows a policeman walking past a statue of historic Chinese politician named Fan Zhongyan who was famous for the saying Be first concerned about the country and its people, and be the last to enjoy oneself in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. President Xi Jinping is to launch a 'thorough clean-up' of the ruling Communist Party, state media reported, the latest strongly-worded anti-corruption drive to be enacted by China's new leader.
They don't want to be pushed into a corner and I think that's what they're feeling at this juncture especially since Xi Jinping has been very adamant about the de-nuclearization of North Korea.
the cultures are more similar than we had thought. When those two leaders [President Obama and China’s Xi Jinping] got together, they were both accusing each other of cyber-spying and hacking, and both sides are really good at it, so there’s a big standoff.More quotes »
Leak of NSA programs tests US, China ties
(AP) -- A day after the presidents of China and the United States ended their first summit, pledges of cooperation by the two leaders faced an early test from an unexpected quarter -- an American intelligence contractor was leaking highly sensitive U.S. Read more »
AP PHOTOS: When US presidents, China leaders meet
President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who met this weekend for talks in Rancho Mirage, Calif., follow in the footsteps of predecessors, going back to President Richard Nixon meeting with Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Tse-Tung.Here's Read more »
Chinese official: Obama, Xi 'blazed a new trail'
(AP) -- President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping "blazed a new trail" away from the two nations' past differences, a senior Chinese official said Saturday after a two-day summit in the California desert that ended with few policy breakthrough Read more »
Obama, Xi eat dinner prepared by chef Bobby Flay
(AP) -- When President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) sat down for dinner, they feasted on several dishes prepared by one of America's top chefs.The White House says celebrity chef Bobby Flay prepared a menu for the two l Read more »
Chinese activist's brother, mother get passports
(AP) -- Family members of a Chinese activist who fled house arrest and later moved to the U.S. say they have been granted passports so they now may travel outside China, just ahead of a summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Barack Oba Read more »
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