Xi Jinping

Britain to host China's Xi on first state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to Britain next month, the British government said on Sept. 29, 10 years after the last such visit by a Chinese president.

The news of Xi's Oct 20-23 visit comes a week after British finance minister George Osborne visited China to strengthen economic and financial ties. 

On U.S. visit, China's president seeks to reassure on trade, security

Chinese President Xi Jinping, facing a skeptical audience on the first day of a week-long U.S. visit, sought to reassure business and government officials on Sept.22 over a long list of irritants, from economic reform to cyber attacks, human rights and commercial theft. 

China says investigating U.S. woman suspected of spying

An American woman suspected of spying is being investigated, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sept.22, as President Xi Jinping left for the United States on an official visit. 

Sandy Phan-Gillis, of Texas, has been held by Chinese authorities for about six months and is suspected of spying and stealing state secrets, according to a statement from her family released this week.