March 22, 2023

Xi Jinping welcomes International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach ahead of Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

25 Jan 2022 – In the traditional courtesy visit to the host Head of State ahead of the Olympic Games, IOC President Thomas Bach was today welcomed in person by President Xi Jinping. With the Chinese new year approaching, President Bach expressed his best wishes to the Chinese leader and all the Chinese people for this […]

Property tax concerns for China’s homeowners, buyers amid Xi Jinping’s common prosperity drive

China’s property tax plan is part of Xi Jinping’s so-called common prosperity campaign to redistribute wealth and to address widening social inequality After a five year pilot programme, both residential and non-residential properties will taxed based on their values, but rural households will be excluded By Jane Car From SCMP This is the first in a […]

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping set for November 17 meeting in Chile to sign interim trade war deal: source

By Zhou Xin From South China Morning News Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump set to meet on the sidelines of the Apec summit in Chile next month, a source says The two state leaders are expected to sign an interim trade deal ‘if everything goes smoothly’ Chinese President Xi Jinping and […]

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He handed greater clout for Washington talks in bid to end trade war

By Teddy Ng, Kinling Lo From South China Morning Post Xi Jinping delegates authority to Liu through special envoy status to show Beijing means business as fresh talks begin Possible memorandum of understanding to be discussed as clock ticks towards March 1, when tariff truce ends China’s Vice-Premier Liu He will hold talks with top […]

Xi Jinping urges China to become more self-reliant during tour of southern manufacturing hub

By He Huifeng From South China Morning Post Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that China must become “self-reliant”, state media reported, as he toured the country’s manufacturing hub. Xi arrived in the southern province of Guangdong on Monday, and visited the precision moulding plant and a key laboratory at Gree Electric Appliances in Zhuhai, […]

China’s first giant passenger jet makes successful takeoff and landing in maiden flight

By Sophia Yan CNBC From Yahoo News The maiden test flight of the C919 airliner made a successful takeoff, and landing, after a 90-minute flight from Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Friday, according to a livestream via Twitter carried on China ‘s official news agency Xinhua. The plane’s flight was watched by a large crowd […]