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Hu Jintao: China's Puzzle of a President

Mao Zedong once described the Chinese people as "poor and blank." He saw these qualities as virtues, he said, because "on a blank sheet of paper free from any...

Will Obama and Hu Jintao Find Middle Ground?

One Chinese saying about the country's ties with the U.S. goes like this: the U.S. and China are too dependent on one another for their relationship to be...

China's Democracy

When China's President Hu Jintao opened the Communist Party's pivotal 17th National Congress on Oct. 15, the 2,000-plus delegates probably didn't expect the...

Advantage Hu Jintao

Who says China's communist leaders have no sense of humor? When President Hu Jintao introduced the nation's new lineup of top leaders at the grand finale of...

#4 Hu Jintao

Right now, China, the most populous, economically dynamic and politically intriguing nation in the world, is on everybody's mind. As the Summer Olympic Games in...

Must-Reads from Around the World, August 8, 2012

Internal Affairs – Reuters reports that Chinese President Hu Jintao is poised to promote close ally Hu Chunhua — the party boss of Inner Mongolia — to the...

China's Hu Jintao: The Man to See

About once a month, a stream of black sedans with heavily tinted windows snakes through the gates of Zhongnanhai, the sprawling headquarters of the Chinese...

A Political Win for China's Hu

Who says China's Communist leaders have no sense of humor? When President Hu Jintao introduced the nation's new lineup of top leaders at the grand finale of...

Must-Reads from Around the World, May 25, 2012

Bo Fallout - Reuters reports (exclusively) that Chinese President Hu Jintao has demanded senior Communist Party officials stifle tensions over the ousting of...

Despite Lovefest, U.S.-China Tensions Will Mount

The reason Presidents Barack Obama and Hu Jintao went to such great lengths during Wednesday's White House lovefest to declare that the U.S. and China can get...

Must-Reads from Around the World

Chinese Economy — The world’s largest money manager BlackRock forecasts that China‘s economy will improve after the country’s decennial leadership change,...