Tillerson lauds China-US contacts in meeting with leader Xi

2017-03-19 18:27

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

Trump supports 'One China' policy in first call with Xi

2017-02-10 11:53

US president reaffirms Washington's position recognising China's sovereignty over Taiwan, in a move welcomed by Beijing.

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

2016-12-04 14:07

Donald Trump's 10-minute phone call with Taiwan's president has raised the hopes of some Taiwanese that the United States will work more forcefully with the island, but it also inflamed the complex relationships between America, China and Taiwan

Xi says US-China ties at 'hinge moment'

2016-11-20 12:44

Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping have met for the final time, with the Chinese leader warning the period after Donald Trump's election is a "hinge moment" in relations between the two powers.

Mahlobo’s rhino poacher ‘mate’

2016-11-13 06:00

State security minister appears to have hung out with the wrong crowd as an Al Jazeera investigation places him in the company of a Chinese gangster.

China's Xi assumes more direct role over military

2016-04-21 19:58

Chinese President Xi Jinping has assumed a more direct role over the country's powerful armed forces as head of its increasingly important joint operations.

8 reasons China and its president are off to a rocky 2016

2016-01-11 11:49

Barely more than a week into 2016, Chinese President Xi Jinping is having a rough time of it, with challenges ranging from a plummeting stock market to new provocations from obstreperous ally North Korea.

Africa, China relationship at its highest level ever following summit - Zuma

2015-12-05 19:59

The Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation has taken the relationship between the two to its highest level ever, President Jacob Zuma says.

China will support Africa - Jinping

2015-12-04 16:02

Development holds the key to solving all problems and China will support Africa in dealing with its 'issues' says Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Econet Zim to get $300m from China

2015-12-04 15:44

Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is set to get at least $300m from China Development Bank and ZTE.


Merkel, Xi call for free trade, open markets

2017-03-16 22:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping have stressed their commitment to free trade ahead of a G20 finance ministers' meeting.

Xi calls for world without nuclear weapons

2017-01-18 22:30

Nations should strive for a world where nuclear weapons are prohibited and where existing stocks are destroyed, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said.

As Trump era dawns, China aims to become world champion of free trade

2016-11-21 07:02

China is moving after Donald Trump’s election win to claim the mantle of the world’s champion of free trade and the fight against climate change.

China's Xi reaffirms US relations in talk with Trump

2016-11-14 14:24

Chinese President Xi Jinping has reaffirmed the importance of relations with the US in a phone conversation with President-elect Donald Trump

China's Xi to enforce will at Communist Party meeting

2016-10-24 20:33

Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting to drive home that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from done and his authority remains undiminished

Obama, Xi vow to work closely

2016-03-31 23:16

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping pledge to co-operate to confront the North Korean nuclear threat while working to narrow persistent differences over cybersecurity, human rights and maritime conflicts.

Ivory price drop signals waning Chinese demand

2015-12-07 15:46

Illegal ivory has halved in value in China according to new research, leading to hopes that poaching in Africa might wane.

We need innovation during global financial crisis - Zuma

2015-12-04 17:08

There is still hope for Africa despite the global economic downturn, President Jacob Zuma says.

China the 'world's worst jailer of journalists'

2015-12-04 16:02

As Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs the two-day Forum on China-Africa Co-operation, at least 44 journalists are behind bars in his country for charges including criticising the state.

Chinese leader caught on CCTV petting pangolin, elephants in Zim

2015-12-04 14:14

During a time-out from all the meetings and talk of politics, Chinese President Xi Jinping has gone for a little tour at a wildlife park in Zimbabwe.

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