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President Jinping “deeply appreciates” Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for $100 Million aid

Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a letter expressing thanks to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the organisation’s “generosity” and support tackling a deadly virus epidemic, state media said Saturday. The outbreak of the new COVID-19 strain has claimed 2,345 lives in mainland China and infected more than 76,000 people, with cases in […]

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Chinese President knew about coronavirus severity even before outbreak

In the early days of the epidemic, which has been one of the biggest political challenges of Xi’s tenure, the president seemed to play a muted role, partly fuelling criticism of the government’s approach to the outbreak. But during a speech Xi delivered February 3, which was published by state media on Saturday, he said […]

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Coronavirus Epidemic is a ‘People’s War’, Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke on Friday with US President Donald Trump on the novel coronavirus outbreak and urged Washington to respond “reasonably” to the epidemic, state media reported. Xi told Trump on the phone that China was “fully confident and capable of defeating the epidemic”, and that “the long-term trend of China’s economic development […]

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China is confident of containing coronavirus, President Xi Jinping says

China is making good progress in containing the deadly coronavirus outbreak, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday during his first public appearance in eight days, as he welcomed Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to Beijing. Hun Sen is the first foreign leader to visit China since the introduction of emergency measures to tackle the outbreak, […]

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‘China is facing a grave situation,’ President Xi Jinping on deadly new virus

The spread of a deadly new virus is accelerating, Chinese President Xi Jinping warned, after holding a special government meeting on the Lunar New Year public holiday. The coronavirus has killed at least 56 people and infected almost 2,000 since its discovery in the city of Wuhan. The country is facing a “grave situation” Mr […]

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US-China reach a partial agreement on trade deal

U.S. and China reached a preliminary agreement on Friday that could ease trade tensions between the two nations. President Trump said, “We’ve come to a very substantial phase one deal.. pretty much, subject to getting it written.. on intellectual property, financial services, a tremendous deal for the farmers a purchase of from $40-50 billion worth […]

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Xi Jinping opens Beijing’s futuristic starfish shaped airport

A futuristic “starfish” shaped new airport was opened in Beijing by President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. Xi inaugurated the the starfish-shaped airport at a ceremony inside the huge terminal, days before the country holds a grand celebration to mark 70 years of Communist rule. The airport located 46 kilometres (29 miles) south of Tiananmen Square, […]