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Xi burnishes his reputation in whirlwind week of visits

President Xi Jinping’s weeklong trip to Russia and Germany, which wrapped up on Sunday, made a positive contribution to world economic growth and improving global economic governance, Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters on Sunday.

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President cites shared goals with Moscow

President Xi Jinping says he is confident he can reach consensus with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on deepening bilateral relations.

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Progress in ties beneficial, Yang tells Trump

President Xi Jinping looks forward to meeting again with US President Donald Trump during the G20 Summit in Germany in July and welcomes Trump to make a state visit to China this year, State Councilor Yang Jiechi told Trump while meeting him at the White House last Thursday.

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Greenwich, Connecticut, Hangzhou now ‘sisters’

When China was considering cities to host leaders of the world’s 20 major economies at last year’s G20 Summit, it chose Hangzhou in Zhejiang province. And when Hangzhou was looking for an American city to study in setting up a global financial center for the country’s fledgling hedge fund industry, officials selected Greenwich, Connecticut.

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China praised as senior planners enter ‘last mile’

Members of the G20 should steadily complete their “very last mile” and settle on final arrangements for the summit, as preparations have entered their final stage, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday.

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Her job: Light up dark side of West Lake

For eight months, Dong Yan, 49, did not take a single weekend off. Her goal was simple yet challenging: to brighten Hangzhou’s West Lake for the upcoming G20 Summit.

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