China President Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping praises Alibaba: Is it a cue for its founder Jack Ma’s comeback?

President Xi Jinping praises Alibaba: Is it a cue for its founder Jack Ma’s comeback?

China's famous businessman Jack Ma (Ma Yun) has been out of action for sometime now. While in between he made a virtual appearance at an...Read More

Two Chinese online producers disappeared after they mocked Xi Jinping

Two Chinese online producers disappeared after they mocked Xi Jinping

Two Chinese online video producers known for poking fun at Chinese President Xi Jinping have disappeared on the eve of Lunar New Year, As...Read More

Trouble brewing over 
the Middle Kingdom

Trouble brewing over the Middle Kingdom

It is clear that Xi Jinping has lost face all over, with the exception of 'sponsored' nations like Pakistan

China’s economic plans: Reading 
the tea leaves

China’s economic plans: Reading the tea leaves

To understand the outcome of the Communist Party of China’s 5th plenum that concluded last week, it would be useful to look at a speech t...Read More

Did the Modi government borrow from China-backed AIIB amid standoff?

Did the Modi government borrow from China-backed AIIB amid standoff?

The answer is simply yes. On one hand, the Narendra Modi-led government discouraged businesses from depending on China. On the other han...Read More

Chinese University sacks President Xi Jinping critic law professor

Chinese University sacks President Xi Jinping critic law professor

Xu Zhangrun, an outspoken Chinese law professor of the Tsinghua University, has been formally notified of his removal on Saturday, Hong K...Read More

US-China ties to get worse as Trump administration may ban US entry for Chinese Communist Party members

US-China ties to get worse as Trump administration may ban US entry for Chinese Communist Party members

The move, if taken, will further exacerbate the tensions between the two economic giants which are at loggerheads over several issues, in...Read More

FPJ Edit: Peaceful border de-escalation — or is it early days?

FPJ Edit: Peaceful border de-escalation — or is it early days?

According to press statements issued by the respective Foreign Ministries in New Delhi and Beijing on Monday, the process of disengagemen...Read More

FPJ Edit: Hong Kong under the Xi Jinping boot

FPJ Edit: Hong Kong under the Xi Jinping boot

Arrogant China, power-drunk China did not take even 24 hours to prove its critics right. The first arrests of pro-democracy protesters un...Read More

Geography, economics, history, and culture: Here's why India and China need each other

Geography, economics, history, and culture: Here's why India and China need each other

At times of war, it is dangerous to talk of peace. As the poet TS Eliot once remarked (through the lips of Aunt Agatha in A Family Reunio...Read More

Bending over? Deafening silence from Oli govt after China occupies land in Nepal

Bending over? Deafening silence from Oli govt after China occupies land in Nepal

China has occupied a village of Nepal and allegedly removed the boundary pillars to legitimise its annexation, top government sources sai...Read More

PM Modi’s words barely conceal his intent for action

PM Modi’s words barely conceal his intent for action

The Prime Minister told a meeting of the Opposition leaders on Friday that ‘no one has entered Indian territory or captured any military ...Read More

India-China faceoff: Bhiwandi shop owners, traders burn Xi Jinping's effigy

India-China faceoff: Bhiwandi shop owners, traders burn Xi Jinping's effigy

Bhiwandi shop owners, traders and politicians protested against Chinese products and burned Xi Jinping's effigy on Saturday. The incident...Read More

US President Donald Trump sought Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping's help in re-election?

US President Donald Trump sought Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping's help in re-election?

In his book, John Bolton also charged that when Xi told Trump last year that China was building concentration camps for the mass detentio...Read More

FPJ EDit: Narendra Modi’s biggest test in the last six years

FPJ EDit: Narendra Modi’s biggest test in the last six years

The death of 20 Indian soldiers, including a colonel, in a violent face-off with the People’s Liberation Army on the Line of Actual Contr...Read More

China is in a hurry to divert anti-establishment mood

China is in a hurry to divert anti-establishment mood

Xi Jinping is indeed in a hurry. Internal dissent is fast building up as the economy shows up the devastating effect of faulty policies.

Xi calls for "China-France contributions" to win global COVID-19 fight

Xi calls for "China-France contributions" to win global COVID-19 fight

Xi stressed that solidarity and cooperation are the right way forward and said, "China and France have maintained high-level strategic co...Read More

FPJ Edit: Militaristic China risks global isolation

FPJ Edit: Militaristic China risks global isolation

The stand-off on the Line of Actual Control between China and India is a cause of concern but there is no reason for panic. It is not unc...Read More

FPJ Edit: China instigating Nepal against India

FPJ Edit: China instigating Nepal against India

It is a measure of China’s mischief that Nepal, apparently under Beijing’s instigation has published a map that shows Indian territory in...Read More

CoVID-19 originated from China's Wuhan lab, claims Trump

CoVID-19 originated from China's Wuhan lab, claims Trump

Speculation has been rife on whether the viral strain originated from China's premier Wuhan Institute of Virology or from its nearby Huan...Read More

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