Xi Jinping

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US and China urged to find way to work together before Cop26
Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon appeals to Joe Biden and Xi Jinping to meet and find common ground

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

18, Oct, 2021 @3:58 PM

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‘Ecological civilisation’: an empty slogan or will China act on the environment?
Xi Jinping’s vision for a greener future was showcased at the UN biodiversity summit in Kunming this week, but what does it mean for China and the world?

Patrick Greenfield and Vincent Ni

16, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Diplomats in last-ditch effort to bring world leaders to Cop26 table
As attendance of President Xi of China hangs in balance, UK and US launch frantic round of meetings

Fiona Harvey and Vincent Ni

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Will China’s plan to build more coal plants derail Cop26?
Analysis: while the short-term consequences are grim, veteran analysts talk of a wobble rather than a fall

Jonathan Watts

13, Oct, 2021 @5:16 PM

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China’s plan to build more coal-fired plants deals blow to UK’s Cop26 ambitions
Renewed commitment to coal could scupper Britain’s aim to secure global phase-out pact at climate summit

Rob Davies

12, Oct, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Taiwan national day: we will not bow to China, says president amid tensions
Tsai Ing-wen condemns China’s plans for Taiwan and says island will continue to build its defences

Helen Davidson in Taipei

10, Oct, 2021 @2:07 PM

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Dictators take a winning lead as Newcastle bend the knee to Saudi princes | Simon Tisdall
The Tyneside Premier League takeover, Putin’s gas pipeline and Xi’s disdain for US talks make an alarming hat-trick against the west

Simon Tisdall

10, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Observer view on Xi Jinping’s increasing threats to Taiwan | Observer editorial
Joe Biden’s wavering over what to do about China’s ambitions are fuelling its president’s dangerous swaggering

Observer editorial

10, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Xi Jinping vows to fulfil Taiwan ‘reunification’ with China by peaceful means
Taiwan reiterates it is a sovereign nation after Xi says its ‘separatism’ is biggest ‘danger to national rejuvenation’

Vincent Ni and agencies

09, Oct, 2021 @10:31 AM

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Old man in a hurry: Biden must act quickly to save his presidency
Slumping approval ratings, political deadlock at home and blunders on foreign policy leave the White House facing its moment of truth

Simon Tisdall

26, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Is China stepping up its ambition to supplant US as top superpower?
Analysis: Joe Biden has cleared the decks to focus on China. But how imminent is the danger?

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Embattled property firm Evergrande rattles financial markets
Investors worried about Chinese developer draw parallels with 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers

Richard Partington

22, Sep, 2021 @4:21 PM

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