Tag Archives: Xi Jinping

A Picture Paints A Thousand Words

Posted on Twiter by @davidhepworth

This is my favourite photo of the week.

China State Visit banquet
“…and then I said “Peking? No, officer – just having a look!” Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a lavish banquet in London’s financial district held in honour of his visit. The banquet in a 15th-century hall at was hosted by London’s Lord Mayor and attended by guests including Prince Andrew, to his left.
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Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution

Hong Kong Democracy ProtestThe demonstrations in Hong Kong also known as the Umbrella Movement or Umbrella Revolution, began in September 2014 when pro-democracy campaigners, angry at China’s plans to vet candidates when they hold elections in 2017, protested outside the government headquarters and occupied several major city intersections.

Dr Pak Lee is a Senior Lecturer in Chinese Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent and spoke with Jason McCrossan.