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From duets to sea disputes: When Chinese presidents visit Philippines

Nov 17, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Remember the duet of Fidel V. Ramos and Jiang Zemin, or the awkward walk of Noynoy Aquino and Xi Jinping?

PH-CHINA DUET. Chinese President Jiang Zemin (L) and Philippine President Fidel Ramos (R) sing a duet number with a string quartet at a state dinner for Jiang in Malacañang Palace on November 26, 1996. Photo by AFP

Senior Chinese party official sacked over alleged corruption

Dec 31, 2014 - 5:12 PM

Ling Jihua s son died in a Ferrari car crash in Beijing in 2012 raising questions on how the son of a party official could afford the 800 000 car

SACKED FOR CORRUPTION. Ling Jihua (rightmost) is removed as a senior Chinese Community Party official over alleged corruption. File photo by Goh Chai Hin

Dalai Lama hails China's Xi as 'more open-minded'

Sep 18, 2014 - 3:48 PM

UPDATED Xi Jinping s approach is more realistic more open minded than that of his predecessor Hu Jintao says Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of the Tibetan, reads at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany, 26 August 2014. Christian Charisius/EPA

2012 YEARENDER: PH, China and Scarborough Shoal

Dec 29, 2012 - 3:50 PM

Why do the Philippines and China fight over a rock in the South China Sea?

LOCKING HORNS. The Philippines and China have spent 2012 arguing over Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. Graphic by Emil Mercado

'Little Hu' promoted in China

Dec 18, 2012 - 7:48 PM

Hu Chunhua is considered one of the frontrunners for China s next power transition in 2022

LEADER-IN-WAITING? New Guandong party chief Hu Chunhua in a file photo from the Chinese government official website

China's Xi Jinping set to take over Communist Party

Nov 15, 2012 - 7:50 AM

Xi the current vice president and successor to President Hu Jintao assumes power at an uncertain time with the party facing urgent calls to clean its ranks of corruption and overhaul its economic model as growth stutters

XI'S WAITING. Chinese vice president Xi Jinping (C) applauds during the closing of the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 14 November 2012. AFP PHOTO/WANG ZHAO

China party congress sets Xi on leadership path

Nov 14, 2012 - 3:54 PM

China s ruling Communist Party closed a pivotal congress Wednesday that put Vice President Xi Jinping a step closer to taking power for the next decade in a landmark transition

CHINA CONGRESS. Chinese President Hu Jintao (Centre L) and former President Jiang Zemin (Centre R) with members of the Presidium stand during the closing ceremony of the Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

China's communist congress set to wrap up

Nov 14, 2012 - 8:45 AM

China s Communist Party will on Wednesday November 14 close a congress tasked with choosing a new circle of leaders who face major economic challenges and growing scrutiny from an increasingly demanding population

Chinese flags fly over the Great Hall of the People which is the site of the Communist Party Congress in Beijing on November 13, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

China's new leadership and why it matters to PH

Nov 09, 2012 - 7:54 AM

Will Xi Jinping pursue better relations with Manila or continue asserting its sovereignty over the whole South China Sea including Scarborough Shoal?

SUCCESION. This file photo taken on March 13, 2009 shows Chinese President Hu Jinbao (L) talking to Vice President Xi Jinping after the closing session of the annual National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AFP PHOTO / FILES / GOH CHAI HIN

Rappler Newscast | November 8, 2012

Nov 08, 2012 - 8:49 PM

The head of China’s Communist Party calls for reform as the party’s leadership transitions Chinese President Hu Jintao says China should become a maritime power The Philippine Ambassador to the United States says Washington supports a code of conduct to settle disputes in the South China Sea

Hu: China should become 'maritime power'

Nov 08, 2012 - 2:59 PM

We should enhance our capacity for exploiting marine resources resolutely safeguard China s maritime rights and interests and build China into a maritime power Chinese President Hu Jintao says

MARITIME POWER. President Hu Jintao said China should become a "maritime power" as he opened a Communist Party congress on Thursday, November 8. In this photo, members of a Chinese honor guard arrive before a meeting between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on August 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

China's Hu calls for new economic growth model

Nov 08, 2012 - 11:33 AM

Concern over the Chinese economy the world s second largest has mounted both in China and around the world as its usually super charged growth rates ebb in the global slowdown

Calls for reform in China Party congress

Nov 08, 2012 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED Chinese President Hu Jintao warned the Communist Party faces collapse if it fails to clean up corruption and called for an economic revamp as he opened a congress to inaugurate a new slate of leaders

CALL FOR REFORM. Chinese President Hu Jintao delivers his address at the opening of the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO/WANG ZHAO

China's Communist Party opens pivotal Congress

Nov 08, 2012 - 7:53 AM

UPDATED In the 5 yearly meeting President Hu Jintao is set to hand over the party s leadership – the apex of power in the country of 1 3 billion people – to Vice President Xi Jinping

CHINA'S POLITICAL CENTER. A general view shows the Great Hall of the People during the plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on March 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO / LIU Jin

China's new leaders to face emboldened critics

Nov 04, 2012 - 10:57 AM

The numbers of mass protests are increasing day by day and the scope is expanding The hated official and the hated rich are becoming a part of the social psychology

CHINA'S POLITICAL CENTER. A general view shows the Great Hall of the People during the plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on March 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO / LIU Jin

China prepares for power handover

Nov 01, 2012 - 1:49 PM

Senior members of the Chinese Communist Party debate key issues ahead of a congress that will usher in leaders for the next decade

LEADER-IN-WAITING. Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is poised to succeed President Hu Jintao. File photo by AFP

Roxas special envoy to China meeting

Sep 20, 2012 - 2:31 PM

DILG Secretary Mar Roxas will represent President Aquino at the 9th China ASEAN Expo held from September 21 to 25 in Nanning China

Future China leader finally shows up

Sep 15, 2012 - 10:18 AM

China s Vice President Xi Jinping finally made a public appearance following speculation about the whereabouts of Beijing s leader in waiting

WHERE IS HE? This file photo taken on September 28, 2011 shows Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping taking part in a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AFP PHOTO / POOL / FILES / FENG LI

Aquino-Hu meeting cancelled

Sep 09, 2012 - 6:39 PM

The Philippine and Chinese leaders meeting at the sidelines of the APEC summit in Russia did not push through but China s Hu Jintao met with Vietnamese and Brunei and Taiwan leaders

Hu vows stable Chinese growth as worries mount

Sep 08, 2012 - 9:01 AM

President Hu Jintao vows China would keep its powerhouse economy growing steadily seeking to ease fears that a Chinese slowdown could further cripple the moribund world economy

China's Hu urges peace in Asia-Pacific

Sep 08, 2012 - 7:24 AM

Chinese President Hu Jintao calls for regional peace and is expected to discuss territorial disputes with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III at the ongoing APEC summit

Vitug Vlogs: Look outward, man!

Sep 07, 2012 - 9:57 PM

Marites Vitug tackles the Philippines’ relations with China and the upcoming meeting between President Aquino and Chinese President Hu Jintao on the sidelines of APEC

China starts reshuffle ahead of leadership change

Sep 02, 2012 - 3:04 PM

China s ruling Communist Party has announced a reshuffle to a key post state press said Sunday September 2 a move widely seen as ushering in a once a decade leadership transition later this year

Chinese security personnel guard the Great Hall of the People during a session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on March 11, 2011. AFP PHOTO/GOH CHAI HIN

Ban in China seeking tougher action on Syria

Jul 18, 2012 - 6:45 AM

UN chief Ban Ki moon is expected to press China s leaders Wednesday July 18 to back tougher action to stop violence in Syria before a Security Council showdown over a resolution threatening sanctions

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as he records a video message in his office, 23 May 2012, United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Chinese leader draws sneers in Hong Kong‎

Jun 30, 2012 - 2:42 PM

UPDATED Locals ridicule Chinese President Hu Jintao who is in Hong Kong to mark the 15th anniversary of the territory s handover to China

China's Hu in Hong Kong for handover anniversary

Jun 29, 2012 - 1:15 PM

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Hong Kong to mark the 15th anniversary of the territory s handover from Britain to Beijing

Fallen Chinese leader Bo spied on others: report

Apr 26, 2012 - 2:43 PM

Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai ran an extensive wire tapping system that spied on top officials including the president and contributed to his downfall the New York Times said Thursday April 26

DISGRACED. This photo taken on March 14, 2012, shows Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai during the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AFP Photo/Mark Ralston