Articles tagged 'xi jinping'

China-US tensions rise ahead of G20 Summit 28 November 2018 BEIJING - Hopes this week's meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 in Argentina will achieve a trade breakthrough are fading with analysts and business leaders expressing disappointment over intensifying tensions in the lead up to the summit. ...
President's foreign trips gobble millions 3 April 2018 HARARE - With Zimbabwe's leader Emmerson Mnangagwa in China for a seven-day State visit, his 13th foreign trip this year, his frequent travel abroad is stirring an outbreak of mass ridicule with some failing to differentiate him from his predecessor, the Daily News can report. Sworn-in as pres...
China sets $175bn military budget 5 March 2018 BEIJING - China has announced a military budget of 1.11 trillion yuan ($175bn; £126bn) for the coming year. The figure, an 8% increase on last year, was announced as the annual meeting of parliament got under way in Beijing. Prime Minister Li Keqiang also set a target of 6.5% growth for the...
Queen heard calling China officials 'rude' 11 May 2016 LONDON - The Queen has been filmed saying Chinese officials were "very rude" during last year's state visit by President Xi Jinping. She was discussing their treatment of Britain's ambassador to China with a senior police officer at a Buckingham Palace garden party on Tuesday. It came after...
Zim's energy sector reforms brighten 4 December 2015 HARARE - A Commitment by Chinese President Xi Jinping to fund some energy deals, among other projects, has been received with optimism by analysts and ordinary Zimbabweans, who have borne the brunt of the country's debilitating power woes. The deals — headlined by a $1,4 billion agreement to u...
Zimbabwe must learn from China 3 December 2015 HARARE - China's President Xi Jingpin was in the country since Tuesday on his way to the China-Africa summit starting on Friday in South Africa. What is interesting about Jingpin's visit to Zimbabwe is the vast difference in the two countries' economies. While China is one of the fastest growi...
'Chinese president's visit to boost Zim economy' 30 November 2015 HARARE - Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Zimbabwe this week is expected to breathe life into the southern African country's ailing economy, an envoy has said. China's ambassador to Zimbabwe Huang Ping on Friday said the emerging Asian economic powerhouse attaches great importance to Zi...