Xi Jinping

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March of progress:  Public toilet in Beijing with wifi, an ATM machine and chargers for mobile phones and electric vehicles. Photograph: AFP/Getty

China’s president Xi Jinping wants unswerving efforts to upgrade the nation’s lavatories as part of a “toilet revolution” and called for a major upgra(...)

The Asia tour: US president Donald Trump and Melania in the Forbidden City in Beijing. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The tweets started soon after Air Force One touched down at Beijing’s dragon-themed international airport, where US president Donald Trump and his wif(...)

Donald Trump’s visit to Asia has, so far at least, not brought war with North Korea closer. Nor has it damaged relations with China or offended any Un(...)

The ship Tian Kun Hao being launched at a port in Qidong in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

In a move set to crank up regional tensions ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing, China has tested a new dredger ship, dubbed a “magic island mak(...)

US President Donald Trump’s five-nation tour of Asia kicks off in Tokyo on Sunday, before going on to South Korea, Beijing, Vietnam and the Philippines. Photograph: Tom Brenner/The New York Times

The North Korean nuclear crisis and trade are expected to be the main topics on US president Donald Trump’s five-nation tour of Asia, which kicks off (...)

A roadside poster of Chinese president Xi Jinping,  in Beijing, last week: Under Xi, China is increasingly autocratic and illiberal. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

“Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you!” Thus in 1956 did Nikita Khrushchev, then first secretary of the Communist part(...)

US defence secretary Jim Mattis shaking hands with South Korean president Moon Jae-in in Seoul, South Korea last week. China believes that the US Thaad system’s powerful radar could be deployed against its military. Photograph:  Yonhap/via Reuters

China’s president Xi Jinping will hold a bilateral summit with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in next week in an effort to normalise relations(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping: anti-corruption campaign will cover all China. Photograph:  Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Fresh from a power-enhancing Communist Party congress last week, China’s president Xi Jinping aims to step up the anti-corruption campaign to a nation(...)

The new members of the standing committee of the politburo in China. Graphic: Paul Scott

China’s president Xi Jinping on Wednesday introduced the country’s top leadership, the standing committee of the politburo, of which he is chairman. T(...)

Han Zheng, Wang Huning, Li Zhanshu, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Wang Yang and Zhao Leji greet the media at the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday in Beijing. Photograph:  How Hwee Young/EPA

Xi Jinping has unveiled a new leadership team after a week-long Communist Party congress that strengthened the Chinese president’s grip on power and r(...)

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