China’s future president Xi Jinping met with President Obama this week, with the goal of establishing mutual respect, if not mutual trust. That may be difficult, as there is no shortage of contentious issues between the two sides: including Tibet, North Korea, Iran, Syria, the South China Sea, and a range of thorny economic issues, [...]
China’s Vice President Xi Jinping will visit the United States this week on a trip intended to keep relations between the two largest economies and often mistrustful partners within constructive channels. The visit is also meant to familiarize the figure likely to head China for the next five to ten years with his American counterparts, [...]
The man who is expected to become China’s next president will arrive in Washington on Monday for a visit crucial to his political ascension and also to U.S. hopes for easing the mounting tensions between two of the world’s most powerful nations. Xi Jinping is regarded as more self-confident and gregarious than President Hu Jintao, [...]
Mr. Tung Chee Hwa, Chairman of the China-United States Exchange Foundation, writes in the Wall Street Journal that, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s historic visit to China, and as Vice President Xi Jinping embarks on an important visit to the U.S., never before has there been such urgency to move the relationship forward to solve the many common challenges we face.
The seed that the Shanghai Communiqué sowed for China-US relations has already grown into a tall tree and borne rich fruits, which nobody could expect 4 decades ago.
Twenty seven years ago Mr. Xi Jinping, then a county chief in Hebei Province, made his first trip to the United States on a local exchange. Now he is going to make a trip to the US as the Vice President of China with far greater responsibilities and expectations
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