Chinese president Jiang Zemin died last week aged 96. Photo: AFP
Jiang Zemin

As it happened: Xi Jinping pays tribute to late Chinese president Jiang Zemin

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Xi credits Jiang with leading the country through difficult times, upholding the rule of socialism and persisting in opening up and economic reform.

Chinese president Jiang Zemin died last week aged 96. Photo: AFP

As it happened: Xi Jinping pays tribute to late Chinese president Jiang Zemin

Xi credits Jiang with leading the country through difficult times, upholding the rule of socialism and persisting in opening up and economic reform.

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Chinese hackers blamed for cyberattacks in US, Canada

Amnesty International Canada said it first detected the breach on October 5, and hired forensic investigators and cybersecurity experts to investigate, while the US Secret Service claims Chinese hackers stole millions worth of Covid relief money.

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Wary of China and Russia, US and EU hint at plan to end EV subsidies dispute

Two sides agree to align industrial policies at latest meeting of Trade and Technology Council, with Europe urging to see results ‘this year’.

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The Canadian branch of Amnesty International said it was the target of a cybe attack sponsored by China. Photo: Shutterstock/File

Chinese hackers blamed for cyberattacks in US, Canada

Amnesty International Canada said it first detected the breach on October 5, and hired forensic investigators and cybersecurity experts to investigate, while the US Secret Service claims Chinese hackers stole millions worth of Covid relief money.

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US-China relations

Wary of China and Russia, US and EU hint at plan to end EV subsidies dispute

Two sides agree to align industrial policies at latest meeting of Trade and Technology Council, with Europe urging to see results ‘this year’.

Two sides agree to align industrial policies at latest meeting of Trade and Technology Council, with Europe urging to see results ‘this year’.

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Science

‘Dig into tough problems’: top scientists remember Jiang Zemin’s curiosity

Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin had a keen appreciation of science, ‘thirst to explore new ideas’.

Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin had a keen appreciation of science, ‘thirst to explore new ideas’.

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US and EU weigh climate-based tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium

Such a move work mark a novel approach, using duties – normally employed in trade disputes – to further a climate agenda.

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US and EU weigh climate-based tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium

China’s economic rise under Jiang Zemin offered lessons that resonate today

When China was at a critical crossroads in 1989, Jiang helped lay the groundwork for an economic transformation, and it largely hinged on improving relations with Western countries.

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China’s economic rise under Jiang Zemin offered lessons that resonate today

‘Dig into tough problems’: top scientists remember Jiang Zemin’s curiosity

Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin had a keen appreciation of science, ‘thirst to explore new ideas’.

3 hours ago

US and EU weigh climate-based tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium

Such a move work mark a novel approach, using duties – normally employed in trade disputes – to further a climate agenda.

4 hours ago

China’s economic rise under Jiang Zemin offered lessons that resonate today

When China was at a critical crossroads in 1989, Jiang helped lay the groundwork for an economic transformation, and it largely hinged on improving relations with Western countries.

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Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin waves after being re-elected as chairman of the Central Military Commission in Beijing on March 15, 2003. Photo: Reuters

Jiang Zemin: the president who took China from Tiananmen pariah to rising power

Jiang is hailed for mending ties with the West, the handover of Hong Kong, modernising the Communist Party at home and a successful bid to host Olympics.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

Chinese leadership mourns ‘insurmountable loss’ as Jiang Zemin dies aged 96

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

‘Of great significance’: when Jiang Zemin met Bill Clinton and reset US ties

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

2 Dec 2022 - 12:18AM

In black and white, China’s internet pays tribute to Jiang Zemin

Chinese websites and social media platforms have been switched to black and white as the country mourns former president Jiang Zemin.

Chinese websites and social media platforms have been switched to black and white as the country mourns former president Jiang Zemin.

1 Dec 2022 - 9:15PM
Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin waves after being re-elected as chairman of the Central Military Commission in Beijing on March 15, 2003. Photo: Reuters

Jiang Zemin: the president who took China from Tiananmen pariah to rising power

Jiang is hailed for mending ties with the West, the handover of Hong Kong, modernising the Communist Party at home and a successful bid to host Olympics.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

Chinese leadership mourns ‘insurmountable loss’ as Jiang Zemin dies aged 96

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

‘Of great significance’: when Jiang Zemin met Bill Clinton and reset US ties

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

2 Dec 2022 - 12:18AM

In black and white, China’s internet pays tribute to Jiang Zemin

Chinese websites and social media platforms have been switched to black and white as the country mourns former president Jiang Zemin.

Chinese websites and social media platforms have been switched to black and white as the country mourns former president Jiang Zemin.

1 Dec 2022 - 9:15PM
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Illustration: Craig Stephens

Opinion | With its grip on Covid control, China has done well by the world

Had China taken the more open approach favoured by the US and Europe, the resultant spike in case numbers and mortality would have hurt its economic partners. Any debate on the impact of China’s zero-Covid policy should also recognise how the world has benefited from it.

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My Take | Pragmatism is driving China’s new Covid controls, not ideology

Some China watchers may cite the increased appearance of ideological phrases in the 20th party congress report to conclude that Beijing is ditching pragmatism, but such arguments diverge from reality.

Some China watchers may cite the increased appearance of ideological phrases in the 20th party congress report to conclude that Beijing is ditching pragmatism, but such arguments diverge from reality.

6 Dec 2022 - 6:11AM
Pragmatism is driving China’s new Covid controls, not ideology

Opinion | Britain’s Sunak is wisely choosing pragmatism towards China

Faced with an ailing economy and weary public, new UK leader Rishi Sunak has signalled that he won’t risk upsetting valuable trade ties with Beijing. But this stance comes at a delicate time internationally, and in his own party Sunak must contend with an increasingly vocal anti-China faction.

Faced with an ailing economy and weary public, new UK leader Rishi Sunak has signalled that he won’t risk upsetting valuable trade ties with Beijing. But this stance comes at a delicate time internationally, and in his own party Sunak must contend with an increasingly vocal anti-China faction.

6 Dec 2022 - 4:05AM
Britain’s Sunak is wisely choosing pragmatism towards China

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