Xi Jinping to Direct, Produce and Star in CCTV New Year’s Gala

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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BEIJING — In a surprise announcement Monday, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the People’s Republic of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping declared that he would personally oversee production of this year’s CCTV New Year’s Gala.

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Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe Wish Handshakes Were Never Invented

Friday, November 14, 2014
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Xi Jinping Disapproves of “Weird Architecture”

Friday, October 31, 2014

In a recent speech, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged a stop to the construction of “strange-looking” buildings that have proliferated around China. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

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Chinese Man Misses Goal, Accused of Match Fixing

Monday, September 15, 2014
Xi Jinping

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Xi Jinping Now Charging Random People on Street with Corruption

Monday, August 18, 2014
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BEIJING — After detaining PLA general Xu Caihou and former Politburo heavyweight Zhou Yongkang on corruption charges, sources say China’s President Xi Jinping has taken to the streets of Beijing to accuse random passersby of corruption, violations of discipline and subversion of state power.

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Xi Jinping Barred from Cuba After Attempting to Steal Castro’s Elixir of Life

Monday, July 28, 2014
Xi Jinping with Fidel Castro

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chinese President Xi Jinping was ejected from Cuba partway through his state visit last week after a bungled attempt to steal Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s fabled elixir of life.

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Uneasy Silence Hangs over Old Peking as Politburo Rides out of Town

Monday, March 17, 2014
Old Peking

BEIJING — Announcing that “there’s more folks needing our help out yonder,” Wang “The East is Red” Qishan, the most infamous member of the Politburo Posse, mounted his horse and lit out for parts unknown, sources confirmed Sunday.

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Japan Condemns Xi Jinping’s Visit to Controversial Mausoleum

Sunday, January 5, 2014
Photo © Jorge Lascar from Flickr

BEIJING — Mere days after Chinese officials denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine, the Japanese government has hit back, condemning Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the controversial mausoleum in the center of Beijing, where class-A war criminal Mao Zedong is entombed.

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Xi Jinping Makes Surprise Visit to Local Brothel

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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BEIJING — Just days after his unexpected visit to a Beijing steamed bun shop, Chinese President Xi Jinping made an unannounced visit Sunday evening to a local brothel in the western part of the city where he paid 50 RMB for oral sex.

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Miniharm’s Top 10 Moments of 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013
Chinese Dream

It’s been a whirlwind year in China. Here’s a look back at 10 moments that made us smile.

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