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#Xi Jinping

From TheJournal.ie Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue Hong Kong

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Protester shot by police as violence escalates in Hong Kong Violent Clashes

Protester shot by police as violence escalates in Hong Kong

Protesters had taken to the streets as mainland China marks 70 years of communist rule.

From TheJournal.ie Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

From TheJournal.ie 'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks Negotiations

'Back on track': China and US agree to restart trade talks

Washington has committed not to impose any new tariffs on Beijing’s exports.

From TheJournal.ie China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway' Denuclearisation Talks

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

From TheJournal.ie China clears path for Xi Jinping to rule for life Absolute Power

China clears path for Xi Jinping to rule for life

The parliament voted 2,958 in favour and two against abolishing presidential term limits.

From The42 China U20 team to start playing in German league Changes

China U20 team to start playing in German league

The senior national team has long been an embarrassment to the country and are currently ranked down in 77th in the Fifa world rankings.

From TheJournal.ie China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President Ah Eeyor Leave It Out

China blocks mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social media after memes compare him to President

Comments referencing Pooh’s Chinese name turned up error messages saying the user could not proceed because “this content is illegal”.

From TheJournal.ie Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover China In Your Hands

Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover

Demonstrators gathered in one area chanting: “End one-party dictatorship.”

From TheJournal.ie 'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal Good Relations

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

From TheJournal.ie Trump recalls moment he launched missiles, confuses Iraq for Syria Just Desserts

Trump recalls moment he launched missiles, confuses Iraq for Syria

Trump says he informed the leader of China of the missile strike “over dessert”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China Not On The Same Page

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China

Trump and his Chinese counterpart will have a lot to talk about.

From TheJournal.ie 'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres Torture

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres

The centres are part of an anti-corruption campaign -and more than 15 officials have reportedly died from abuse.

From TheJournal.ie This man is hoping to tighten his grip on one of the world's biggest economies China In His Hands

This man is hoping to tighten his grip on one of the world's biggest economies

China’s leaders will hold a meeting in October.

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron and the Chinese president were skulling pints last night Scoops

David Cameron and the Chinese president were skulling pints last night

“Few cans and back to Number 10, yeah?”

From TheJournal.ie Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers Oops

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

From TheJournal.ie China eases its one-child policy and abolishes labour camps China

China eases its one-child policy and abolishes labour camps

China argues its one-child limit kept population growth in check and supported the country’s rapid development that has seen it soar from mass poverty to become the world’s second-largest economy.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120 Fire Tragedy

Death toll from Chinese poultry plant blaze climbs to 120

300 people were working at the factory when the fire broke out. A senior official at the company is being questioned.

From TheJournal.ie Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow Xi Jinping

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow

China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry tells China's Xi that Korea situation is at 'critical time' North Korea

Kerry tells China's Xi that Korea situation is at 'critical time'

The US Secretary of State is meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping today in an effort to seek Beijing’s intervention in the Korean peninsula crisis.

From TheJournal.ie China's new president calls for 'great renaissance of Chinese nation' China

China's new president calls for 'great renaissance of Chinese nation'

Xi Jinping addressed the nation earlier today as China’s once-in-a-decade power change came to a conclusion.

From TheJournal.ie Xi Jinping named as new president of China China

Xi Jinping named as new president of China

The announcement was made today, four months after Xi Jinping, 59, took charge of the Communist Party.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China Self-immolation

Four more Tibetans set themselves alight in China

More than 20 people in Tibet have set themselves on fire this month in protest at China’s rule.

From TheJournal.ie China unveils new leadership with Xi Jinping at the helm China

China unveils new leadership with Xi Jinping at the helm

A fine Gaelic footballer when he visited Ireland earlier this year, Xi is now tasked with leading China for the next ten years.

From TheJournal.ie China party congress sets Xi on leadership path China

China party congress sets Xi on leadership path

It is expected the Vice President be announced the party’s top leader tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’ Read Me

Extract: ‘China looks forward to growth, while the West teeters on the brink’

Martin Jacques says China’s ascendancy and impact is something that people should pay heed to.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese president warns of corruption as once-a-decade Congress begins China

Chinese president warns of corruption as once-a-decade Congress begins

Hu Jintao is to hand over power to Xi Jinping, the high-ranking official who visited Ireland earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Found him! China's missing leader-in-waiting resurfaces He's Back

Found him! China's missing leader-in-waiting resurfaces

Xi Jinping had not been seen in public for nearly two weeks – but he apparently popped up yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Where's Xi Jinping? Chinese second-in-command has not been seen for 11 days MIA

Where's Xi Jinping? Chinese second-in-command has not been seen for 11 days

There is speculation that China’s heir apparent may be injured – but officials in China refuse to say what has happened to him.

From TheJournal.ie Nǐ hǎo! Taoiseach to start visit to China today International Relations

Nǐ hǎo! Taoiseach to start visit to China today

Enda Kenny is due to meet with Chinese premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing during the four-day visit to promote trade and investment in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip China

Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip

It has been billed by the Government as a trade mission but should human rights issues be ignored?

From TheJournal.ie Chinese premier opens annual congress with warnings about economic growth China

Chinese premier opens annual congress with warnings about economic growth

The annual sitting of the Chinese parliament opens with Wen Jiabao downgrading expectations of economic growth for 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit China Visit

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit

The Garda Ombudsman is reviewing a complaint concerning the treatment of protesters during the recent official visit of China’s Vice President to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon? Clare To There

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras Chinese Visit This post contains images

In pics: Michael D Higgins meets Xi Jinping at the Áras

The president hosted the Chinese vice president at Áras an Uachtaráin – and here’s what happened in photos.

Awkward Date of the Day

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From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: We raised human rights issues with China vice president Chinese Visit

Gilmore: We raised human rights issues with China vice president

Eamon Gilmore said that specific cases of human rights abuses in China weren’t discussed during the visit by Xi Jinping.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know by 9am, including: Final day of Xi visit, Greece set for €130bn loan, Bank of Ireland cuts its losses, and are you hungry enough for a test tube hamburger?

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