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In June, PM Narendra Modi will have to pitch India as the best story for any US president

Times of India (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Then, by sunrise in Beijing, Bush called up then-Chinese President Hu Jintao with an express message to remove its objection at the NSG meet.

Xi may target league's university ahead of reshuffle

University World News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The China Youth University of Political Studies in Beijing was set up in 1985 when former president Hu Jintao headed the league.

Today in Korean history

Yonhap News - ‎18 hours ago‎
He leaves the city on the following day for a summit with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Beijing. 2013 -- The last seven South Koreans who had negotiated the settlement of accounts on behalf of local businesses at an inter-Korean complex in North Korea ...

Connecting The Dots: Will China's Xi Stay The Course? – Analysis

Eurasia Review - ‎18 hours ago‎
Xi Jinping had for several years been recognized as the heir apparent to the triumvirate of party, government, and military positions when the incumbent, Hu Jintao's, second five year term ended in fall 2012. Doubts about Xi's ability to lead began to ...

Something's really wrong with jobs in China

Business Insider - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
In George W. Bush's autobiography, 'Decision Points' published in 2010, he describes an encounter with then-Chinese premier Hu Jintao while they held office. Bush asked Hu what he often asked world leaders: "What keeps you up at night?" He confessed ...
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China military revamp risks upsetting global balance of power

The Australian - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
His successor, Hu Jintao, struggled to stamp his authority over the PLA. In 2011, US officials said President Hu seemed unaware of a provocative test flight of China's new stealth fighter hours before meeting Robert Gates, US.
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Pastor's Wife Bulldozed Defending Church in China

Aleteia EN - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Under the previous presidential administrations of Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, Fu said, “Officially, Christianity was not overtly regarded as a national security threat.
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Xi move on faction suggests China elite struggle: Experts

Asia Times - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
It has produced some of the country's top leaders, including Xi's presidential predecessor Hu Jintao as well as Li, and its alumni are seen as a leading faction within the Communist party.

Interview: Former US Ambassador to China Gary Locke

Harvard Political Review - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
HPR: You bring up an interesting point about Xi Jinping's conservative leadership style. What other differences did you notice between Xi and his predecessor, Hu Jintao? GL: President Xi has amassed and consolidated power much faster than any previous ...

Youth League Reforms Precede Leadership Transition

China Digital Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The China Youth University of Political Studies in Beijing was set up in 1985 when former President Hu Jintao headed the league.
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Xi extending reform drive with tighter grip on Chinese military

The Australian - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
His two predecessors, Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, under whom the pattern of Chinese leadership became routinised into two five-year terms each, also held these three titles.
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Asia Pacific|China's President, Xi Jinping, Gains a New Title: Commander in Chief

New York Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Although predecessors like President Hu Jintao delegated operational responsibilities to professional soldiers, the new title reflects Mr. Xi's desire to have a more direct role, said You Ji, who oversees the department of government and public ...

Is Xi Jinping Cultivating a Personality Cult? Or Just a Personality?

Forbes - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Or just that Xi has more personality than Chinese leaders of recent memory - not a huge achievement when your competition are the blank canvases of Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, who Prince Charles once reportedly called a “waxwork”. Last month, a letter ...
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'Mighty Current': Beijing's Creeping Control over Hong Kong Media

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In December 2012, under President Hu Jintao, 19 of the 32 journalists known to be behind bars in China were members of ethnic minorities accused of crimes like inciting separatism; the remaining 13 had published articles on overseas websites, not in ...

American Jobs Project reports on job generated from offshore work planned for the Virginia coast

Windpower Engineering (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In President George W. Bush's autobiography, Decision Points, the former president recounts a conversation he had with the then-President of China, Hu Jintao. “What keeps you up at night?” President Bush asked President Hu as an ice-breaker. As we can ...

How big is China's new stimulus?

MacroBusiness (blog) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The response to the crisis of 2014/2015 appears to be greater than the response to the financial crisis of 2008/9. Between November 2008 and November 2009 total domestic credit expanded from 36.3Trn RMB to 48.4Trn RMB, a change of 12.1Trn or ~34.4% ...
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SCMP incorrectly announces Xi Jinping's death

Coconuts Hong Kong - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
In the article, journalist Minnie Chan wrote about former President Hu Jintao's two deputies, Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou.
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What Every Chinese PLA Soldier Knows (Part 1)

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Hu Jintao dubbed these tasks Historic Missions in the New Period, which Western analysts half-jokingly termed the New Historic Missions.

Wen Jiabao immortalized as a 'Hero of Taiwan'

Shanghaiist - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Hu Jintao-Wen Jiabao administration operated carefully under the "1992 Consensus," which says that there is only one China, but each side can have their own vastly different interpretation of what exactly that means.

The Great China Crackdown Is Here (and Why You Should Worry)

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
But, so this analysis goes, tough times call for a strong leader. They argue that Xi is addressing the dangerous weakness and ineffectiveness that characterized the Hu Jintao administration. He is centralizing power. And he is building new institutions ...