Chinese Vice President and presumed leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping is visiting the United States this week. From the increased US militarization of the Asia-Pacific region to China’s human rights record, newspapers across the globe are chiming in with their opinions and expectations for this high-profile visit. Here are a sample of six:
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State-run TV marked Chinese New Year with a video of US billionaire Warren Buffett singing and playing a ukulele.
This weekend, hundreds of millions of Chinese will return to hometowns to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Dragon. But the annual pilgrimage is marked by the annual struggle at the train station.
China's Communist Party plans to sell stocks in the online version of its official mouthpiece the People’s Daily to raise money.
Chinese readings of air quality in Beijing regularly declare 'blue sky days' while the US embassy is warning that the air is 'very unhealthy.' China is about to change that.
In China police say a business tycoon died when he ate a dish of prized cat soup. The soup was poisoned.
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As China’s influence in the Pacific rises, Samoa is planning to cancel Friday, going directly from Thursday to Saturday, to synchronize trade with China.