China up close

  • China's Xi maneuvers to extend his reign

    As 'core' leader, the president may try to break retirement rules

  • Xi wants same status as Mao and Deng

    President stays in spotlight even on 20th anniversary of Deng's death

  • Xi Jinping and the 'man who knew too much'

    Billionaire's disappearance ups pressure on Chinese VIPs to choose sides

  • Is Hu Jintao about to go toe-to-toe with Xi?

    Ex-president pokes his head out in prelude to next big Beijing battle

  • Xi Jinping's back channel to Donald Trump

    A university advisory board could become key China-US conduit

  • Xi, Trump share same Achilles' heel

    Both play favorites, surround themselves with yes men

  • China flexing aircraft carrier muscle, but so far it's a 'paper tiger'

    New vessel has nowhere near capability of US ships, but still boosts Xi ahead of key meeting

  • Power-hungry Xi Jinping's newfound 'magic wand'

    President dreams up new state institution to crack down on corruption

  • Trump's pro-Taiwan advisers making waves in East Asia

    Incoming president's inner circle ups ante on 'one China' policy

  • 'Your Name' boom in China could end in an instant

    Japanese blockbuster could suffer same fate as K-pop

  • Trump pushes the limits of Xi's patience

    Can Beijing keep its cool as its military grows antsy?

  • China heeds Kissinger's advice on Taiwan call

    US ex-diplomat urged Xi to take wait-and-see approach to Trump

  • JPMorgan scandal could make Xi-Trump relations more awkward

    Ripples from bank's bribery case lap at Chinese president's power base

  • Xi jealous of Trump-Putin bromance

  • Xi Jinping moves to appease Donald Trump

  • In China, a Xi-Wang regime may be on the way

  • Xi Jinping becomes 'core leader' -- at a cost

  • Duterte's 'about-face' unsettles Xi

  • Xi Jinping loses face as former soldiers protest

  • A beleaguered Xi Jinping turns to brass for help