Free Press Journal
  • Trouble brewing in Communist China

    All is not well with China. The Chinese Communist Party is the State and vice versa. What we see is absolute power exercised by President Xi Jinping, both as the Head of the State and the Party, ever since he got endorsed his term for life by the Chinese Parliament — National People’s Congress — in March 2018.

  • Officials vandalising crosses, burning bibles in China: Group

    Beijing : China’s government is ratcheting up a crackdown on Christian congregations in Beijing and several provinces, destroying crosses, burning bibles, shutting churches and ordering followers to sign papers renouncing their faith, according to pastors and a group that monitors religion in China.

  • China bans ‘Winnie the Pooh’ film over comparisons to President Xi Jinping

    Beijing: So, the Chinese government is petrified of Winnie the Pooh, a cartoon caricature? It would seem so, as Chinese censors have banned the release of “Christopher Robin”, an animated film adaptation of a story about “Winnie the Pooh.” They have apparently taken offence at the character’s comparison to President Xi Jinping. In fact, ‘Winnie the Pooh’ has become a light-hearted way for people across China to mock their President, the Guardian

  • Modi and Xi to meet during BRICS, discuss US trade war

    Moscow : China and India will discuss the US’ trade war and its protectionist trade policy when President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg next week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

  • P M Modi emplanes for China

    SCO Summit 2018: PM Modi arrives in China’s Qingdao for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Meet

    Qingdao (China): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on a two-day visit primarily to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) which is likely to deliberate on several pressing global issues including future of Iran nuclear deal, the impact of US sanctions on Russia and situation in the Indo-Pacific region.

  • Modi-Xi informal meeting: Equidistant from two super powers

    Just over a month ago Prime Minister Modi went to Wuhan for an informal bilateral two-day meeting with President Xi Jinping. This was supposedly at the invitation of the Chinese President. In fact Xi said to Modi that in his five years, he had moved out of the capital to meet a foreign leader only twice, and on both occasions it was to meet with the Indian Prime Minister. Many sceptical analysts

  • Xi’s thoughts are Marxism of modern China: Chinese official

     Beijing : President Xi Jinping’s thought on socialism is the “Marxism of modern China”, a CPC ideologue has said, as the ruling Communist Party celebrated the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx acclaiming his ideology as a saviour of the nation.

  • Modi-Xi informal summit: A reality check of the neighbourhood

    In a major diplomatic breakthrough, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping are meeting over Friday and Saturday for an informal summit in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. The informal summit, as it is being dubbed by both sides will set the tone and tenor of India-China relations in the next decade. It will also give a much needed political thrust to the ties between Asia’s two most populous countries.

  • World will hear positive voices against rising protectionism at Modi-Xi summit: China

    Beijing : China on Monday said President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss the threat of rising protectionism and the “unprecedented” changes in the world in the past 100 years at their informal summit at Wuhan this week and the world will hear “very positive voices”.

  • China wants to stick to right path of bilateral ties with India

    Beijing : China wants to stick to the “right path” of bilateral ties with India, explore new areas for cooperation and ensure sound and steady development of the relationship, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

  • Encouraged by Xi’s remarks, but want concrete actions:US

     Washington : US President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping’s pledge to open up the world’s second largest economy, even as the White House ruled out reversing the 25 per cent import tariffs worth $ 50 billion on Chinese products, saying America wants “concrete actions” from Beijing.

  • Kim Jong-un meets President Xi Jinping during secret four-day visit to China

    Beijing: China broke its day-long silence today and finally acknowledged the visit of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un here and his meeting with President Xi Jinping. Kim paid a four-day unofficial visit — from Sunday to Wednesday — to Beijing at the invitation of Xi, state-run Xinhua news agency reported today.

  • No term limit to Xi Jinping ‘up to China’: White House

    Washington: The US has indicated that President Donald Trump is not overly worried by China’s ruling Communist Party’s plan to abolish presidential term limits, a move that could allow President Xi Jinping to rule for life, saying it was up to China to decide “what is best” for the country.