Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
TopicChinese President Xi Jinping

Topic: Chinese President Xi Jinping

Big-power rivalry overshadows Biden-Xi cooperation pledge on climate change, public health

The talks in Bali were blunt, especially over Chinese-claimed Taiwan, but the US said the leaders agreed 'to deepen constructive efforts' on climate change & global food security.

Maintain combat readiness as China’s security faces increased instability, Xi Jinping tells military

According to Xinhua news agency, Xi has ordered the PLA to devote all its energy in maintaining combat readiness to win wars & aim to become a world-class armed force by 2027.

Xi Jinping’s dream team has ‘India’ written all over it. Border specialists handpicked

Xi securing a third term was a forgone conclusion, but the 20th Party Congress is far more pivotal as his consolidation of power isn’t some speculative op-ed.

Why Sharad Pawar never loses a coin toss & the power of Xi multiplied by three

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Former Chinese president Hu looks ‘distressed’ as he is abruptly escorted out of party congress

The viral video shows Hu Jintao speaking to President Xi Jinping while leaving as others look on. No explanation has yet been given for his mysterious, seemingly forced, exit.

Xi Jinping to win third term as CCP general secretary, here’s how the CCP Congress works

The conclave of 2,300 party representatives held every five years began last Sunday at the vast Great Hall of the People on Beijing's Tiananmen Square, with most proceedings behind closed doors.

Americans see China-Russia ties, PLA as bigger worry than Xi’s 3rd term, Pew survey finds

A new survey by US-based Pew Research also found that 54 per cent of Americans say the US should continue to have high-level politicians visit Taiwan even if it harms bilateral relations with China.

‘Modus vivendi’ between India & China after 2020 not easy, yet essential task, says Jaishankar

External affairs minister Tuesday said while peace in border areas is basis for normal bilateral ties, China has ‘mischievously conflated’ it with resolution of boundary question.

China will enact policies to boost its birth rate, says Xi Jinping

The country's births are set to fall to record lows this year – dropping below 10 million after last year's 10.6 million – an 11.5 per cent drop from 2020.

Will never renounce ‘right to use force’, up to Chinese people to resolve issue, Xi says

Speaking at Communist Party Congress opening ceremony, Xi said China always 'respected' Taiwan and was committed to promoting economic and cultural exchanges between the 2 nations.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.