Xi Jingping

  • September 18, 2017  

    In our news wrap Monday, President Trump attended his first U.N. General Assembly and spoke at a meeting on U.N. reform. Despite widely criticizing the organization as a candidate, he said the U.S. will work with the Secretary General António Guterres to make changes. Also, the president spoke with Chinese leader Xi Jinping by phone about enforcing new sanctions for North Korea. Continue reading

  • July 3, 2017  

    In the our news wrap Monday, it’s day three of a state government shutdown in New Jersey over a budget showdown between Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic lawmakers. On Sunday, he drew criticism for using the governor’s residence at a state beach that’s now closed to the public. Also, President Trump showed no sign of backing off after tweeting a mock video of himself tackling a CNN logo. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2017  

    In the Trump administration, questions of transparency start with the president’s tax returns and why he’s not releasing them. But there are also questions about White House visitor logs and who’s advising the president. John Yang reports and Judy Woodruff talks to Richard Painter of the University of Minnesota and Noah Bookbinder of the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. Continue reading

  • April 7, 2017  

    President Trump on Friday was full of praise for Chinese President Xi Jinping, the man leading the nation that Mr. Trump once criticized as a menace. The two leaders’ held their first summit amid urgent concerns over North Korea and its nuclear and missile testing programs, as well as tension over trade issues. John Yang reports. Continue reading

  • March 31, 2016  

    Pressure has been mounting between the U.S. and China on issues ranging from Chinese military activity to reining in North Korea’s nuclear efforts. But tensions are also rising within that country, due to economic instability and a crackdown on dissent. Christopher Johnson of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Andrew Nathan of Columbia University join Hari Sreenivasan for more. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2015  

    Since mid-June, China’s two main stock markets have seen drastic drops, falling by more than 30 percent. In the past year, reforms toward greater liberalization had helped the markets skyrocket, but this recent free fall has spurred some panic among Chinese investors and concern abroad. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2015  

    The sudden slide in the Chinese stock markets has spurred worries that the panic could spread beyond China’s borders. What’s the root cause of the deflating bubble? Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the economic troubles and the potential political fallout. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2013  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. officials say Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping traded arguments over China’s new air defense zone during a diplomatic trip to Beijing. Also, the European Commission has imposed fines of $2.3 billion on major U.S. and European banks for rigging interest rates. Continue reading

  • June 10, 2013  

    President Barack Obama met with China’s President Xi Jingping in a two-day summit to discuss issues like cyber security and North Korea. Jeffrey Brown gets analysis from Douglas Paal of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and retired Army Col. Larry Wortzel of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2013  

    China officially installed Xi Jinping, already the Communist Party leader, as president for the next 10 years. Judy Woodruff talks to Kenneth Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution and Gordon Chang, an author and a contributor to Forbes, about contentious issues of trade, defense, and cyber security for China and the U.S. Continue reading