North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits China, meets with Xi Jinping

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits China, meets with Xi Jinping

Updated May 08, 2018 23:29:32 Photo: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited China for the second time in as many months. (AP: Ju Peng/Xinhua) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited the Chinese city of Dalian to meet President Xi Jinping, China’s official Xinhua news agency has reported. The …

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits China, meets with Xi

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits China, meets with Xi

Posted May 08, 2018 22:23:20 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited the Chinese city of Dalian to meet President Xi Jinping, China’s official Xinhua news agency is reporting. The two discussed bilateral issues, with Mr Xi telling Mr Kim of his support of talks between North Korea and the …

China’s President Xi Jinping is pushing a Marxist revival — but how communist is it really?

China’s President Xi Jinping is pushing a Marxist revival — but how communist is it really?

Posted May 04, 2018 05:03:21 Photo: China’s state broadcaster has been carrying a special five-part program called Marx is Correct. (Reuters: Jason Lee/Wikimedia Commons: John Jabez Edwin Mayal) China’s “Helmsman” President Xi Jinping wants the 1.4 billion people he leads to enthusiastically embrace the teachings of German philosopher Karl Marx, …

Trade war threats hosed down by Chinese President Xi Jinping

Trade war threats hosed down by Chinese President Xi Jinping

Updated April 10, 2018 16:35:59 US stock futures rallied, Asian shares bounced and the safe haven yen fell as Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to lower import tariffs on products, including cars, helping soothe investor jitters over an escalating US-China trade row. Mr Xi, speaking at the Boao Forum for …

Chinese President Xi Jinping: now that he is all powerful, what will he do next?

Chinese President Xi Jinping: now that he is all powerful, what will he do next?

By China correspondent Matthew Carney Updated March 21, 2018 13:54:38 Photo: Chinese President Xi Jinping now has total control over the Party, the state, and the military. (Reuters: Nicolas Asfouri) Related Story: Australia’s strategic concerns over Beijing’s trillion-dollar ‘new Silk Road’ Related Story: China plans new Silk Road to dominate …

Sam Kerr’s snub from World XI may not be quite what it seems

Sam Kerr’s snub from World XI may not be quite what it seems

By Steve Wilson Updated March 09, 2018 15:05:45 Photo: Sam Kerr has scored 13 goals in her past 10 outings for the Matildas. (Reuters: Orlando Ramirez/USA Today) It’s happened again. Six months after being left off the final shortlist for the FIFA Women’s Player 2017 award, Matildas striker Sam Kerr …

First XI: Is this the single most important cricket team in Australian history?

First XI: Is this the single most important cricket team in Australian history?

Updated March 15, 2018 15:52:46 Photo: Aboriginal players dominated early Australian cricket, leading them to be the nation’s first touring team. (Supplied: Harrow Discovery Centre) The story of the First XI Aboriginal cricket team that toured England 150 years ago is a complex story, a landmark occasion marked by controversy. …