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Angela Merkel's mission to China

The world’s most powerful woman, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, went to meet the world’s most powerful man, Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Thursday.

AXIOS.COM - 2018-05-27 11:01:19

After her Shenzhen trip, will Angela Merkel stop in Hong Kong next time?

“International face” is a popular term mainland Chinese netizens use to describe their globally famous film stars, such as Gong Li, Zhang Ziyi and others.But when it is used to describe a city, it can mean something different, especially when that city is Hong Kong.Not many in Hong Kong seemed to pa

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - 2018-05-27 10:00:58

Chancellor Angela Merkel tackles housing shortfall, tenancy hikes

Simultaneously Saturday, the board chairman of Germany's BA Labor Agency, Detlef Scheele, told Stuttgart-based SWR public broadcasting that affordable housing had become the "burning topic of our times."

MSN.COM - 2018-05-26 17:32:45

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits enterprises in Shenzhen

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) attends the opening ceremony of the Shenzhen innovation hub of the German Industry and Commerce Ltd. in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, May 25, 2018. (Xinhua/Mao Siqian)

SINA.COM - 2018-05-26 10:51:42

Angela Merkel, Europe’s saviour, may lose her magic touch

Angela Merkel floats over the European Union like an angel of mercy. When the EU and the countries within it that use the euro find themselves gravely wounded, she applies the bandages that stem the bleeding. No other European leader – she became German Chancellor 13 years ago – has done so much for

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-05-25 21:05:48

Angela Merkel calls for better data security cooperation with China | DW | 25.05.2018

The German chancellor rounded out her China trip with a stop in the high-tech hub of Shenzhen. Though she urged the importance of data security, Merkel kept mum about Trump's cancellation of the North Korea summit.


Angela Merkel meets Xi Jinping in Beijing

Xi told the chancellor, who is on her eleventh visit to China, that “China will work with Germany to push bilateral ties to a higher level”.


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang welcoming German Chancellor Angela Merkel

BEIJING: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang holds a welcome ceremony for visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, before their talks at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, capital of China, May 24, 2018. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua/IANS)


In China, Angela Merkel Meets Wife of Detained Human Rights Lawyer

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Xu Yan, wife of jailed human rights attorney Yu Wensheng, in undated recent photo.Xu Yan


Angela Merkel in Beijing talks driverless cars and trade | Politics News | SupChina

Xinhua News Agency’s home page and the top story on central state media (English,Chinese) are about German Chancellor Angela Merkel meeting Xi Jinping in Beijing, where he told her, “China will work with Germany to push bilateral ties to a higher level.” This is Merkel’s 11th visit to China, and com


Angela Merkel in China: Four issues to watch

Merkel, who was in Russia last week for talks with President Vladimir Putin and in the U.S. at the end of April for discussions with President Donald Trump, has said strengthening multilateralism is a key goal on her 11th trip to China.


Profile: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

In November 1989, Merkel joined the opposition Democratic Awakening movement. In 1990, she briefly served as the deputy spokeswoman for the government of conservative Lothar de Maiziere, the last prime minister of East Germany before unification.


Angela Merkel woos China as Donald Trump poses new trade challenge - Independent.ie

Germany and China, two exporting nations that run large trade surpluses with the United States, have found themselves in Trump's firing line and are scrambling to preserve the rules-based multilateral order on which their prosperity rests.


Angela Merkel tells China that Europe supports nuclear deal with Iran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, on her visit to China. It comes as Iran lays out its demands for staying in the nuclear deal with world powers, from which


Five things to watch out for during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's trip to China

Multilateralism, meaning multiple countries pursuing common goals, is likely to be a buzzword during the trip in the face of unilateral trade actions by the Trump administration. Merkel said in her podcast last weekend that her goal was to “strengthen multilateralism” during her trip to China.


China, Germany stand by Iran nuclear deal, says Angela Merkel

China's Premier Li Keqiang (right) shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a joint news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 24, 2018. | Photo Credit:


Angela Merkel eager to improve Chinese ties as she touches down in Beijing

The chancellor told Li during their meeting at Beijing's Great Hall that there was scope for closer cooperation and that the two sides should hold regular bilateral meetings, not just on business and trade, but also on human rights.


Italy train accident, Angela Merkel in China, and other news in pictures

A regional train ploughed into a big-rig truck stopped on the tracks outside the northern Italian city of Turin late on Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring 18, authorities said. Rescuers worked through the night to make sure no passengers were trapped in the wreckage. The Italian new


Xi Jinping Receives Angela Merkel

The two dignitaries spoke on issues of bilateral, regional and global agenda, including the relevance of safeguarding the Iranian nuclear agreement after the United States withdrawal with the consequent imposition of unilateral sanctions on Tehran.Xi took the opportunity to advocate closer ties betw


The growing strains between Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron

WHEN Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency last May, many hailed a new Franco-German dawn. Like Angela Merkel, he was a bookish centrist with few tribal allegiances. Like the chancellor, he saw Europe through the lens of the euro-zone crisis. “A little magic dwells in each beginning,” proclaimed