Rappler's latest stories on Xi Jinping
'It's not policy,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the verbal agreement is legally binding
(UPDATED) Economists say that a lengthy trade war could be crippling for the global economy at a time when headwinds including increased geopolitical tensions and Brexit are blowing hard
But China has said it will not allow discussion of the protests in Hong Kong at the G20 summit
'You have another $325 billion that I haven't taxed yet – it's ripe for taxing, for putting tariffs on,' says US President Donald Trump
Trump's highly anticipated meeting with Xi is scheduled on the second day of the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan
(UPDATED) Kim Jong-un tells the Chinese president that his visit is an opportunity to demonstrate 'the immutability and invincibility of the DPRK-China friendship before the world'
The World Bank says China's Belt and Road Initiative has the potential to boost trade and investment, but only if China and other nations make policy reforms
Xi, who will be the first Chinese president to visit Pyongyang in 14 years, pens a rare front-page opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper, touting their 'irreplaceable' bond on the eve of this two-day trip
Donald Trump says the leaders had a 'good' conversation, while Xi Jinping says the countries have more to gain by cooperating than by engaging in a protracted battle
The timing is likely to raise eyebrows at the White House as it comes one week before the G20 summit in Japan, where US President Donald Trump expects to meet with Xi Jinping to discuss their trade war
'Happy birthday, my best wishes. I am delighted to have a friend like you,' Russian President Vladimir Putin tells Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on his 66th birthday
Asked if a failure by Xi Jinping to come to the G20 summit would lead to tariffs kicking in on a further $300 billion in Chinese imports, Donald Trump tells CNBC television: 'Yes it would.'
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin lash out at 'inequalities' in the global economic system and vow to pursue closer ties between their countries
(UPDATED) Russia's Vladimir Putin says the visit is a 'key event' in relations between the two neighbors
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff, says Chinese President Xi Jinping reneged on promises not to militarize the South China Sea
White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow says the chances of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meeting during the Group of 20 summit in Japan in late June 'are probably pretty good'
Meng Hongwei is among a growing group of Communist Party cadres caught in President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign, which critics say has served as a way to remove the leader's political enemies
US and Chinese representatives return to the bargaining table amid a sudden flare-up in hostilities, while President Donald Trump is still hopeful of salvaging a trade deal
At the Belt and Road Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping appeals to all countries to 'create a good investment environment' and to treat the Chinese 'equally'
Chinese President Xi Jinping pledges 'clean and green development' and financial sustainability under the Belt and Road Initiative, but critics remain wary
In a speech kicking off a Belt and Road Initiative summit, Xi Jinping also offers soothing remarks to the US over subsidies, the yuan, and trade as the two sides head into fresh high-level talks next week
(UPDATED) Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasizes 'good neighborliness,' while Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says allies should strengthen, 'not destroy,' each other
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness the signing of agreements on investment cooperation and funding for drug rehabilitation centers
Prosecutors 'decided to arrest Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes,' the Supreme People's Procuratorate says in a brief statement
The two sides have slapped tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods since last year, hitting a slew of businesses ranging from manufacturers to farmers in both countries
In a meeting with an official of China's Communist Party, President Rodrigo Duterte says he 'cannot stop' people from filing cases as the Philippines is a democratic country
The question now, Batongbacal said, is if the ICC can still pursue the case since the Philippines had pulled out
French President Emmanuel Macron, Germany's Angela Merkel, and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker meet with the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Paris
(UPDATED) 'Of course there are differences and competition, but it's positive competition,' Xi Jinping tells a press conference in Paris with the leaders of France, Germany, and the European Commission
Xi Jinping stresses that 'a united and prosperous Europe fits in with our vision of a multipolar world'
Petitioners support two former Philippine officials for bringing Chinese President Xi Jinping to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity
'Parang dinugtungan ulit iyong pag-asa sa ating mga puso, na mayroon pa naman pala tayong lakas na labanan iyong isang malaking entity kagaya ng China,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) 'It is a patriotic move....that deserves the support of every freedom-loving Filipino whose duty is to protect and preserve our country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson
Italy has rolled out the red carpet for Xi Jinping, who will on March 23 sign a memorandum of understanding for Rome to join the $1 trillion Belt and Road Initiative
(UPDATED) 'We are certainly doing it for the marginalized fishermen, for us as a whole, and for other countries,' says former ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales
(3rd UPDATE) Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario and former ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales accuse China of crimes against humanity in the South China Sea
A possible summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping remains up in the air
(UPDATED) US and Chinese officials have said they are making progress toward a resolution of the dispute but a US diplomat in Beijing says Friday, March 8, that an agreement is not imminent
The US president also says he plans to hold a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Florida estate Mar-a-Lago to sign a deal
China is looking to strengthen its economic ties with the kingdom, as Beijing pursues its ambitious Belt and Road trade infrastructure initiative, while Riyadh rolls out 'Saudi Vision 2030'
The app's name – 'Xuexi Qiangguo' or 'Study to Make China strong' – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying, Xuexi, can also be read as 'Study Xi'
President Tsai Ing-wen is responding to recent comments by Wu Den-yih, head of the main opposition Kuomintang, that his party would pursue a peace treaty with Beijing if it were to regain power in 2020
'It's natural that any sitting president wants to do more for the country and wants to finish things on his or her agenda,' Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says
The world's two biggest economies aim to at least end the discussions on deep trade differences with enough goodwill to avoid an escalation of their tariff war
Xi Jinping will meet on Friday, February 15, with US officials who are in the capital for crunch talks towards a trade deal, the South China Morning Post reports
The two sides have just a month remaining in a 90-day truce declared in December. Should the talks fail, US import duties on $200 billion in Chinese imports are due to more than double on March 2.
Taiwan's navy shows off its new, long-range surveillance drone, the 'Rui Yuan' (Sharp Hawk), which officials say can fly for 12 hours and is now helping to monitor movements in the disputed strait between Taiwan and China
An open letter from a group of former diplomats and academics says both Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor worked to improve understanding of China and to promote better relations with the world
(3rd UPDATE) President Xi Jinping says China 'supports the DPRK and the United States holding summits and achieving results'
An American delegation has been in Beijing since January 7, for the first sit-down talks since Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a 3-month truce on December 1