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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Xi Jinping

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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.
David Cameron and the Chinese president were skulling pints last night
“Few cans and back to Number 10, yeah?”
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.
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.
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.
Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow
China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
China party congress sets Xi on leadership path
It is expected the Vice President be announced the party’s top leader tomorrow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?
Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…
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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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.
Taoiseach praises 'special relationship' as Xi Jinping visit enters final day
The Chinese vice president will visit Áras an Uachtaráin this morning on the final day of his three day visit to Ireland.
Higgins criticises 'obsequious' welcome of Chinese vice-president
The Socialist Party TD has slammed the media and political establishment’s welcoming of the man likely to be the next president of China.
In pictures: Chinese vice-president Xi Jinping’s Irish visit so far
The Cliffs of Moher and all…
Second day of Chinese VP's visit to focus on agriculture and tourism
Xi Jinping will visit a dairy farm, see the Cliffs of Moher and take in a Riverdance show today – before signing an international trade contract aimed at enhancing relations between Ireland and China tomorrow.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Chinese Vice President in Ireland for three day visit
The Tánaiste is expected to present Ireland as a ‘gateway to Europe’ during discussions centring on jobs and trade.
Government must be 'forceful' on human rights during China visit - Amnesty
Amnesty International has said that that the government must be clear on concerns about China’s human rights abuses when the country’s Vice President visits Ireland this weekend.
From a Sixmilebridge dairy farm to Dublin Castle...
Here’s the lowdown on what China’s vice-president will see and do while in Ireland this weekend.
Don't worry: US VP heads to China after criticism over downgrade
China was less than kind about the US’s recent downgrading by Standard & Poor’s.