By Wen Liu Special to Northwest Asian Weekly Many China watchers say that Xi Jinping now has become the most powerful leader since Deng, if not Mao. He is the Party chief, state president and chairman of the military, and head of the “overall reform” and “national security” leading groups. There is talk of his […]
By Jim Gomez The Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders decided Sunday, Nov. 18 to ask China to start formal talks “as soon as possible” on crafting a legally binding accord aimed at preventing an outbreak of violence in disputed South China Sea territories, a top diplomat said.
BEIJING (AP) — The prime ministers of China and Vietnam pledged on Oct. 16 to handle border disputes between their countries peacefully, amid deep suspicion among some Vietnamese over Beijing’s intentions.