July 15 — Today’s front pages and news portals are of course again dominated by Xi Jinping. Xi is in Brazil for the BRICS Summit:
FORTALEZA, Brazil, July 14 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on Monday for a summit of the BRICS countries.
The sixth summit of the BRICS, which consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, will be held in Brazil from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Upon arrival, Xi noted that BRICS is an important force in international relations and an important constructor of the international system, adding that China firmly supports and actively participates in cooperation among BRICS countries.
The People’s Daily leads with a story on Xi meeting Russian prisident Vladimir Putin in Brazil. Xinhua’s top story reports on a phone call Xi made to US president Barack Obama urging efforts to build a new type of great power relations (新型大国关系). Netease News and Baidu News lead with Xi’s meeting with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and his urging that the two countries settle their border disputes as early as possible.
QQ News leads with an anti-corruption story: The former vice head of the Hunan People’s Political Consultative Conference Yang Baohua has been found guilty of serious disciplinary infractions and expelled from the Party.
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People’s Daily: 习近平会见俄罗斯总统普京
Xinhua: 习近平：愿同美方一道 为构建中美新型大国关系不懈努力 — 习近平同美国总统奥巴马通电话
Baidu News: 习近平会见印度总理莫迪
Netease News: 习近平会见印度总理莫迪 谈及边境问题
QQ News: 湖南政协原副主席阳宝华严重违纪违法被开除党籍
The Hindu: China’s Xi invites Modi to visit, calls for ‘early’ border settlement