Chinese president woos big business as US visit begins

Chinese president woos big business as US visit begins

Chinese President Xi Jinping began his first state visit to the United States on Tuesday in the West Coast hub of Seattle, aiming to woo American businesses and take the edge off a leery White House view of the Asian giant. Xi will set the tone of his visit in meetings and a keynote speech to leaders of states such as Washington that do substantial business with China, as well as the heads of top…

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China’s President Xi Set to Visit US

China’s President Xi Set to Visit US

Cybersecurity will be one of the many issues on the table this week when Chinese President Xi Jinpingmeets with President Barack Obama. The state visitwill take place in Washington. Tensions have increased over Internet hacking,territory disputes and China’s weakened economy. U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice gave a sharp warning to theChinese during a speech Monday.  She says state-sponsored cyberespionage, or spying, must stop. Speaking at George Washington Universityin Washington D.C., Ms. Rice calls cyber…

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Recognizing the importance of Xi Jinping’s US visit

Recognizing the importance of Xi Jinping’s US visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a 4-day State visit to the United States starting on Sept. 22 and travel to the United Nations headquarters in New York to attend summits marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of UN from September 26 to 28. The visit is crucial for China-U.S. relations with some media and scholars comparing it to the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping’s US visit in 1979. Deng’s visit had occurred after…

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China’s President Xi Jinping begins US state visit in Seattle

China’s President Xi Jinping begins US state visit in Seattle

Mr Xi will spend three days meeting business and technology leaders in Seattle, before heading to Washington for talks with President Barack Obama. Cyber security is expected to feature prominently in their discussions, after the US said Chinese spying was putting a strain on bilateral relations. On Monday Mr Xi denied there was any state-backed hacking of US companies. In an article in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, Mr Xi said hacking and cyber…

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Xi Calls for “the Larger Picture” Look of China-U.S. Relations

Xi Calls for “the Larger Picture” Look of China-U.S. Relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for seeing the larger picture in approaching China-U.S. relations rather than just focusing on differences. In a written interview with Wall Street Journal, Xi said that it is natural for China and the U.S. to have some differences, even family members don’t always see eye to eye with each other. “Our two countries should understand and respect each other, expand common ground and properly handle differences, and respect and accommodate…

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Xi Says China-US Friendship Transcends Time, Space

Xi Says China-US Friendship Transcends Time, Space

China-US friendship transcends time and space, Chinese president Xi Jinping said in a written interview with the Wall Street Journal published on Tuesday. The interview was ahead of Xi’s US visit. He left Beijing Tuesday afternoon for the state visit to the United States at the invitation of US President Barack Obama. Xi said that 30 years ago in 1985, he led a delegation to Iowa to study agricultural technology, adding it was his first…

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President Xi’s first visit, Seattle – US

President Xi’s first visit, Seattle – US

When Xi Jinping begins a week-long visit to the US in Seattle on Tuesday, the Chinese president will be accorded all the pomp and ceremony of an important world leader. In between Washington state and Washington DC, he will meet a large slice of the American corporate elite and will receive a 21-gun salute and a state dinner at the White House. Beneath the surface, however, Mr Xi will encounter an America that is itching…

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U.S. Ambassador to China Hails President Xi’s Upcoming State Visit to the US

U.S. Ambassador to China Hails President Xi’s Upcoming State Visit to the US

U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus is hailing Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming state visit to the United States. He believes the visit will expand practical cooperation and improve candid communication between the two countries. “First is the opportunity to more fully expand our cooperative engagement with China. Each passing year there are more and more areas – environment, economic, political.   It’s a great opportunity. The second opportunity is for more frank discussions between…

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Xi’s epic bid for better U.S. ties bolsters Asian peace, prosperity

Xi’s epic bid for better U.S. ties bolsters Asian peace, prosperity

It is already a worldwide consensus that China and the United States, the two giants sitting on the opposite end of the Pacific Ocean, play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the vast region between them, whose eminence in global affairs is growing each and every day. It is against such an epic backdrop that there is a growing sense among Chinese, U.S. and Asian officials and experts that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s…

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China committed to building major-country relations with U.S.: President Xi

China committed to building major-country relations with U.S.: President Xi

President Xi Jinping on Thursday said that China is committed to working with the United States to build a new type of major-power relationship. If the goal can be achieved, it will be good for the people of China and the United States, as well as for world peace and development, said Xi when meeting with a group of U.S. business leaders and former U.S. officials. While saying that China and the U.S. share broad…

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Chinese FM’s speech on Xi’s upcoming visit to US

Chinese FM’s speech on Xi’s upcoming visit to US

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivered a keynote speech at the 14th Lanting Forum in Beijing on Wednesday, focusing on the upcoming state visit of President Xi Jinping to the United States and his attendance at the summits celebrating the 70th anniversary of founding of the United Nations.   In a week’s time, President Xi Jinping will visit the United States upon invitation and attend a series of summits commemorating the 70th anniversary of the…

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Xi’s U.S. tour to set tone for bilateral ties: Chinese experts

Xi’s U.S. tour to set tone for bilateral ties: Chinese experts

President Xi Jinping‘s visit to the United States coincides with the reconstruction of bilateral ties and it will be an important forum to discuss the future path of relations, according to Chinese experts on Wednesday. The Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday that Xi will pay his first state visit to the U.S. from Sept. 22 to 25. “The visit will be a milestone of great significance,” said Su Ge, president of the China Institute of…

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Xi to visit U.S. next week

Xi to visit U.S. next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to the United States from Sept. 22 to 25 at the invitation of U.S. President Barack Obama, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced on Wednesday morning. At the invitation of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Xi will visit the U.N. headquarters in New York to attend a series summits to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations from Sept. 26 to 28, according to…

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FM says Xi’s visit to bolster China-U.S. trust, cooperation

FM says Xi’s visit to bolster China-U.S. trust, cooperation

President Xi Jinping‘s upcoming visit to the United States will hammer home his view that peace will bring mutual benefit, while conflict will harm both sides, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday. Xi will pay a state visit to the United States from Sept. 22 to 25, the Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday morning. President Xi’s visit will focus on boosting trust, and try to resolve U.S. worries that China and the United States…

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Xi’s U.S. visit significant for both countries: U.S. expert

Xi’s U.S. visit significant for both countries: U.S. expert

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming state visit to the United States and his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama are of “great significance” to both countries and the world at large, Ezra Vogel, a professor emeritus at Harvard University, has said. “The U.S.-China relationship has a bearing on the future of the entire world, so both sides must work together and do a good job,” Vogel told Xinhua in a recent interview at his home…

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