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Tibetan man in India sets himself afire before Hu's visitupdated: Mon Mar 26 2012 22:40:00

A Tibetan protester set himself alight in New Delhi on Monday ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India this week, police said.

Chinese premier visits train crash site, pledges transparent probeupdated: Thu Jul 28 2011 22:16:00

Acknowledging strong public anger and skepticism over the government's handling of a deadly bullet train collision last weekend, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Thursday promised a thorough investigation into the accident and its aftermath.

American, Chinese diplomats meet in Beijingupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 01:34:00

Less than a week after Chinese President Hu Jintao visited Washington, senior diplomats from China and the United States sat down in Beijing Friday to follow up on the visit and discuss other issues.

Chinese president visits Chicagoupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 20:40:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Chicago and meets with Mayor Richard Daley.

U.S. and China: same summit, different viewsupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 20:40:00

Summits often produce nothing more than expectations. The meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao showed how different those expectations can be.

Hu Jintao speaks at US-China luncheonupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 15:13:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao makes his only public policy address of his state visit at a US-China relations luncheon.

Political Circus: Justice Kagan called for jury dutyupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 12:41:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance.

Hu to lay out vision for U.S. relationsupdated: Sun Jan 16 2011 22:17:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao this week will lay out his vision for U.S.-Chinese relations based on strategic mutual trust, state-run media reports, amid recent hints of Washington's frustrations with Beijing.

With Gates in the country, China stealth fighter takes first flightupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 06:00:00

China took its latest powerful toy, a new stealth fighter jet, out for its first test spin Tuesday, leading U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to wonder whether the flight was scheduled to coincide with his visit.

Chinese president to make a state visit on January 19updated: Wed Dec 22 2010 20:40:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao will make a state visit to the White House on January 19, including a state dinner that night, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced Wednesday.

Obama calls Chinese leader on North Korea tensionsupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 08:27:00

North Korea needs to "halt its provocative behavior" as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula, President Barack Obama said during a phone call with Chinese President Hu Jintao, the White House said.

Where is Obama in Asia today?updated: Sat Nov 06 2010 11:26:00

U.S. President Barack Obama's ten-day trip to India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan includes a G-20 summit, an Asia-Pacific Economic Council summit, and bilateral talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao and at least five other leaders.

China's Hu tops Forbes 'most powerful' listupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 13:57:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao has topped the list of Forbes magazine's list of the world's most powerful people, besting U.S. President Barack Obama who slipped to the second spot.

China's VP appointed to key military postupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 16:00:00

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping was appointed vice chairman of the Central Military Commission on Monday -- a move that is important symbolically and practically.

Who is Xi Jinping?updated: Tue Oct 19 2010 16:00:00

CNN's Stan Grant profiles the man expected to lead China into the next decade, China's Vice President Xi Jinping.

Top Chinese leaders meet to decide blueprint for next 5 yearsupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 14:17:00

China's top leadership on Friday kicked off a meeting to focus on the country's handover of power in 2012 and the nation's next five-year plan.

North Korean leader, son make appearanceupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 07:19:00

North Korea's increasingly reclusive leader Kim Jong Il, and his son made a rare appearance at Arirang celebrations.

Floods kill 1, affect more than 1.64 million in southern Chinaupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 15:16:00

At least one person died and three were missing Friday in floods in south China's Hainan province, state-run China Daily reported.

Russia's president meets with Chinese leaderupdated: Mon Sep 27 2010 00:26:00

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with Chinese President Hu Jintao on Monday on the second day of his three-day visit to China, state media reported.

State media: Russia's president arrives in Chinaupdated: Sun Sep 26 2010 00:48:00

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in China Sunday for a three-day visit that will include talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao, state media reported.

Hundreds rescued from Chinese floodsupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 12:54:00

More than 1,000 people have been rescued from rushing flood waters in eastern China after a dike burst on the Fu river in Jiangxi province, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Report: N. Korea's Kim, China's Hu to meetupdated: Wed May 05 2010 22:00:00

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is expected to meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing on Thursday in a move that some hope will trigger the return of six-party denuclearization talks, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported.

Rescue from the rubbleupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 13:05:00

CNN's John Vause updates the latest rescue efforts from China's earthquake.

China pays tribute to quake victimsupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 02:11:00

China lowered flags to half staff and pulled all entertainment programming from the airwaves Wednesday to mourn more than 2,000 people killed during last week's earthquake in the country's northwest, Chinese media reported.

Trade to highlight Obama's China visitupdated: Sun Nov 15 2009 21:27:00

U.S. President Barack Obama is expected on Monday to meet with the Shanghai mayor and hold a town hall-style meeting with "future Chinese leaders" before heading to Beijing to meet his host, Chinese President Hu Jintao.

Hu pledges emissions cutsupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 15:25:00

CNN's Emily Chang reports on Chinese President Hu Jintao's speech before the U.N. on climate change.

Chinese president pledges steps to combat climate changeupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 15:25:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao told a U.N. summit on climate change Tuesday that China will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase reliance on clean energy sources in coming years.

Leaders to focus on climate change at summitupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 05:10:00

World leaders converge Tuesday in New York to focus on climate change, with the clock ticking down toward a summit this year in Denmark, where a global climate change pact is to be signed.

China clamps down ahead of National Dayupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 07:19:00

Leaving nothing to chance, China is undertaking a massive security clampdown for a celebration next month to mark the founding of the Communist state.

China's Hu leaves G-8 to deal with ethnic unrestupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 20:42:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao cut short his trip to Italy for a key economic summit to deal with ethnic violence raking northwestern China, state-run media reported Wednesday.

Helping quake kids stand tallupdated: Wed May 13 2009 23:01:00

CNN's Alex Zolbert reports on how an inspiring team of doctors is helping survivors of the Sichuan quake 'Stand Tall.'

China marks earthquake anniversaryupdated: Wed May 13 2009 23:01:00

China on Tuesday marked the first anniversary of a devastating earthquake that left nearly 90,000 dead or missing one year ago in mountainous Sichuan province.

Commentary: Obama finds a world that blames U.S.updated: Thu Apr 02 2009 06:41:00

After firing the CEO of General Motors and putting Chrysler on a path that could lead to bankruptcy, the still-popular President Obama moved from the domestic battlefield to the international one. But the subject is the same, with no relief in sight: the woeful world economy.

Obama-Hu meetingupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 02:29:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama meet on the sidelines of the G-20. CNN's Emily Chang reports.

China pushes N. Korea on nuke talksupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 05:11:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao reiterated a call for North Korea to resume nuclear talks during his meeting with North Korean Premier Kim Yong Il.

Former top Chinese official arrestedupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 02:38:00

China has arrested the former head of the country's credit insurer on charges of corruption after a months-long investigation, state media reported.

Rare glimpse shows thinner Kim Jong-Ilupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 08:46:00

A Chinese official met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang on Friday, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Venezuelan president arrives in Chinaupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 04:38:00

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Beijing Tuesday to meet with top Chinese officials and to discuss the possibility of buying weapons, state-run media reported.

13 detained after deadly landslide in Chinaupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 22:43:00

Authorities have detained 13 people after a mud and rock slide that may have killed several hundred people in northern China, state-run media reported.

Survivors try to salvage ruinsupdated: Sat May 31 2008 09:26:00

Earthquake survivors in China dig through debris looking for material to sell so they can buy food and other necessities. Beijing Passes Initial Earthquake Test updated: Fri May 23 2008 17:00:00

In the aftermath of the earthquake, simply being present in the disaster zone helped connect the government to the people The China Quake's Homeless Victimsupdated: Sun May 18 2008 12:00:00

As the death toll passes 32,000, Chinese authorities must deal with the estimated 4.8 million who now need a place to live Bush Offers Chinese President Earthquake Aidupdated: Tue May 13 2008 12:15:00

President Bush has spoken by phone with Chinese President Hu Jintao on the powerful earthquake that hit central China

Hundreds protest as Chinese president arrives in Japanupdated: Tue May 06 2008 13:25:00

Hundreds of pro-Tibet demonstrators protested in Tokyo on Tuesday as Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived for the first state visit by a Chinese president in nearly a decade.

Protesters burn Chinese goodsupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 23:20:00

Tibetans in exile burned Chinese goods in Dharamsala, India on Tuesday, protesting Chinese rule in Tibet.

Bush phones China's president about Tibet protestersupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 23:05:00

President Bush called Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday to express his concern about China's crackdown on protesters in Tibet, the White House said.

Economy tops China agendaupdated: Tue Mar 04 2008 21:52:00

The economy topped Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's "Government Work Report" on Wednesday, as he cited the need to hold inflation at 4.8 percent and create 10 million jobs in urban areas.

World Report - 'Eye on Asia' Part 2updated: Mon Mar 03 2008 03:36:00

The Chinese economy and the textile industry boom in China are reported by World Report.

Trade troubleupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 06:14:00

CNN's Charles Hodson speaks with Alan Holmer, U.S. Special Envoy for China, about the dispute over industrial subsidies. A Political Win for China's Hu updated: Mon Oct 22 2007 07:00:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao moved shrewdly to strengthen his position at the Party Congress. But that won't necessarily make implementing his policies any easier

China shakeupupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 01:33:00

CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva speaks with professor Peter Kwong about the outcome of the Chinese Communist Congress.

Hu's plan for Chinaupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 01:15:00

Hu Jintao takes center stage when the Communist Party congress convenes in Beijing, China. CNN's Jaime FlorCruz reports

Hu's cautious reforms take shapeupdated: Fri Oct 19 2007 15:47:00

The undisputed leader of the Communist Party, Hu Jintao took the center stage at the party congress, proposing to make China prosperous and strong.

The wrap: Stories you may have missedupdated: Fri Oct 19 2007 06:19:00

A round-up of the stories that made the news in the past week.

Hu's next?updated: Fri Oct 19 2007 02:31:00

Two young leaders are expected to be promoted as potential successors to party chief Hu Jintao. Jaime FlorCruz reports.

Chinese miners' relatives turn violentupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 07:30:00

A quick outburst of violence by relatives of 172 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine brought a tearful promise of Chinese government action Monday, even as state media said the miners' chances for survival were dwindling.

Group: China jails cyber-dissidentupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 21:08:00

A Chinese cyber-dissident has been sentenced to four years in jail after he was convicted of "inciting the government's overthrow," a press freedom group said Friday.

China bridge collapse kills 22updated: Thu Aug 16 2007 01:00:00

China bridge collapse kills 22

Fortune: Piling on the inequitiesupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 04:01:00

Gross economic inequality is one of the biggest problems threatening China's stability, and an issue President Hu Jintao has taken up as a cornerstone of his administration. In major speeches and policy addresses he has called for the creation of a "harmonious society," signaling the central government's desire to reduce the gap between the wealthy Chinese elite and the working class, who have seen far fewer benefits from the country's torrid economic growth.

Fortune: The world at riskupdated: Tue Nov 28 2006 17:28:00

1. Mexico The Fox administration will resolve much of the political crisis in Oaxaca before incoming President Felipe Calderón takes power, but the social malaise from which the conflict arose will...

Fortune: THE INDEXupdated: Mon Jun 12 2006 00:01:00


Bush, China's Hu to defer meetingupdated: Sat Sep 03 2005 23:22:00

U.S. President George W. Bush and President Hu Jintao of China have agreed to postpone their meeting next week because of Hurricane Katrina, the White House said Saturday.

The stay-at-home generationupdated: Tue May 17 2005 23:33:00

Angela Yang is part of a small new revolution in China -- the stay-at-home mother.

Full text of Hu Jintao's addressupdated: Mon May 16 2005 22:25:00

Following is the full text of the keynote speech delivered by China's President Hu Jintao to the Fortune Global Forum in Beijing on Monday May 16. Mr Hu was welcomed by the Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, Richard Parsons. CNN is part of the Time Warner group.

Foes put past behind them in Chinaupdated: Fri Apr 29 2005 22:00:00

Taiwan's opposition leader and Chinese President Hu Jintao have vowed to work together at the first meeting between the rivals in half a century.

Hu warns on Japan disputeupdated: Sun Apr 24 2005 02:34:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao has warned that his country's dispute with Japan over Tokyo's World War II aggression could affect the stability and development of Asia, and urged the Japanese to back up their apologies with action.

China at a glanceupdated: Thu Apr 21 2005 02:40:00

Following are essential facts and figures on the People's Republic of China.

China tells Hong Kong to shape upupdated: Mon Dec 20 2004 01:12:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao has praised the "one country, two systems" formula in the former Portuguese enclave of Macau, but says nearby Hong Kong has to do better to make it work.

Chinese mine toll climbs to 63updated: Mon Nov 29 2004 07:01:00

The death toll from China's Chenjiashan Coal Mine explosion continues to mount, with state media reporting the figure now stands at 63.

Police: Blasts at Buenos Aires banks kill 1updated: Wed Nov 17 2004 09:57:00

Explosions ripped through three Buenos Aires banks on Wednesday, killing a security guard, police in Argentina said.

Jiang ends leadership transitionupdated: Sun Sep 19 2004 21:22:00

Communist veteran Jiang Zemin has bowed out as China's top military leader, 15 years after he took up the post, completing the first smooth transition of leadership since 1949.

Where Hu stands on U.S., Taiwanupdated: Sun Sep 19 2004 19:50:00

After patriarch Jiang Zemin's long overdue retirement, the Chinese leadership under President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao may pursue a more aggressive policy towards the United States and Taiwan.

The values debateupdated: Wed Jul 14 2004 12:47:00

While many Democrats and some Republicans (including John McCain) have complained loudly about the President Bush's re-introduction of the gay marriage issue, three important things should be noted.

China hushed on Kim's secret visitupdated: Tue Apr 20 2004 07:11:00

China is keeping the lid on reports of a secretive visit to Beijing by North Korea's reclusive leader Kim Jong Il.

China's leaders taken to taskupdated: Sun Mar 07 2004 21:30:00

Balance, not rapid growth, is the central theme of this year's session of China's National People's Congress.

It's all scientific, but is it?updated: Sun Feb 22 2004 21:05:00

The 15-month-old administration of President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao is staking its reputation on the success of a brand-new "concept of scientific development."

Twin fires spark China safety callupdated: Sun Feb 15 2004 21:14:00

Beijing has ordered a nation-wide emergency safety check after two fires in Jilin and Zhejiang Provinces killed nearly 100 people earlier this week.

Lives take priority, says Chinaupdated: Sat Jan 31 2004 21:34:00

China's top leadership has given orders that protecting people's lives must be the top priority in fighting the bird flu outbreak affecting large parts of the world's most populous nation.

New Year protests worry Beijingupdated: Sat Jan 17 2004 21:50:00

Beijing authorities are pulling out the stops to prevent politically embarrassing mishaps in the run-up to Chinese New Year, usually a time to invoke celestial blessings for peace and prosperity.

Fresh approach from Hu-Wen teamupdated: Tue Jan 06 2004 00:34:00

New ideas are urgently needed as President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao begin the second year of their administration.

Fortune: Who's Hu? Hu Jintao and a new generation are taking over China. Are they up to the job?updated: Mon Nov 11 2002 00:01:00

A revolution, as Mao Zedong aptly put it, is not a dinner party. Neither is global capitalism. So as the world's most populous nation lurches into the most painful phase of its transition to a mark...

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