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China begins carefully scripted handover of power

Nov 8, 2012
The 18th Party Congress will hand power from the President Hu Jintao to his successor, Xi Jinping. It's so carefully managed, the government have removed window cranks from taxicabs, so would-be protesters can't cram leaflets in ping-pong balls and throw them at party delegates.
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U.S.-China trade relations could still go south

Feb 15, 2012
China's vice president Xi Jinping met with corporate leaders at U.S. Chamber of Commerce as part of his Washington trip. Each side has put on a smile about their economic relationship, but that hasn't hid the tensions beneath the surface.
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Xi Jinping visits Iowa... again

Feb 15, 2012
The soon to be president of China is visiting the U.S. this week, and today he is in Iowa. It turns out, he's been there before.
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China's Xi Jinping visits Washington

Feb 14, 2012
Xi Jinping, China's current vice president, will be taking over the country later this year. Barbara Franklin, a former Commerce Department Secretary from the first Bush administration, discusses what the power shift will mean to the U.S.
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Chinese leader faces mixed reception in the U.S.

Feb 14, 2012
Xi Jinping, who's likely to be China's next president, may face some criticism when visiting Washington D.C. today.
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What California hopes to get from China

Feb 14, 2012
Los Angeles is on the agenda for Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's U.S. visit. California and China have multiple ties, and this visit could set a standard for future negotiations.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, california

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