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  1. Xi Jinping's wife joins TB-HIV fight

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com The wife of the man tipped to be the next president and Communist Party chief has been appointed as the World Health Organisation goodwill ambassador for tuberculosis and Aids. Folk singer Peng Liyuan, the wife of Vice-President Xi Jinping, would help raise international awareness of the two diseases, WHO director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun ...

  2. Games a big success, says Xi Jinping

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Vice-President Xi Jinping yesterday sent a congratulatory telegram to Hong Kong praising what he called the city's 'resounding success' in hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Equestrian Games. Mr Xi said Hong Kong had won unanimous applause from athletes, coaches, officials and spectators, according to a Hong Kong government press release last night. 'I ...

  3. Xi welcomed with 19-gun salute and honour guard

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Pentagon gave Vice-President Xi Jinping a 19-gun salute and rolled out an honour guard welcome featuring 350 troops. Such an elaborate greeting is highly unusual for a visiting vice-president, and suggests the Obama administration attaches great importance to Xi's trip. Military ties between the two countries have been plagued by disputes, ranging from US arms sales ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Historical experiences suggest that any country or family can either succeed for its austerity or fail for its luxury Vice-President Xi Jinping, in a speech to party members We had been too happy and the gods cannot bear the happiness of mortals American author Gore Vidal, who died this week Forty-eight years is almost enough time to hold a record Former Soviet gymnast Larisa ...

  5. Who said it?

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is a saying that Americans have lost, while China is taking advantage of bilateral trades and economic relationships. Such a view does not square with facts Vice-President Xi Jinping in Los Angeles This will be the geeks versus the billionaires election Sam Graham-Felsen, ex-blogger for Barack Obama, on the election race I don't have any land registered under my name. ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... plant this spring will have a good outcome at harvest time Vice-President Xi Jinping, to his hosts in Iowa ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The friendship... has endured changes in the international arena Vice-President Xi Jinping, speaking to Myanmar's military chief, Min Aung Hlaing (pictured) I would say Henry is a panda, because a panda is loveable. You want to hug him Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman, asked to liken Henry Tang to one of the park's animals We must together set up institutions ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I do not think [my alleged Communist Party membership] is a problem Legislative Council President Tsang Yok-sing, asked about the potential for mud-slinging if he stands for chief executive China values its relations with Ireland and hopes to consolidate our traditional friendship Vice-President Xi Jinping I urge us all ... around the world to dry our tears, suspend our ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China is committed to being a good neighbour, a good friend and a good partner with the Philippines Vice-President Xi Jinping, to visiting Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario My younger daughter and I can stand here today because of Summer's power, courage and selfless spirit Tse Cho-suen, father of Ma Tau Wai fire victim Summer Tse Yan-yee, at her memorial ...

  10. Quotes of the week

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On the issue of human rights, there is no best, there is only better Vice-President Xi Jinping, speaking during his visit to Washington It's a great American story. Film director Spike Lee on New ...




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