The Chinese are taking to yoga in a big way, if what their officials here say are an indication. Of late, yoga has been gaining ground in China despite its traditional tai chi fitness practice. Even First Lady Peng Liyuan is said to be learning and practising yoga.
Peng Liyuan, the celebrity wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has played a key role in successfully projecting the Communist giant's soft power abroad through her public diplomacy, according to a study on the country's first lady.
A rare romantic video showing the blossoming love story of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his celebrity wife Peng Liyuan including photographs of their cherished moments from their visit to Gujarat has gone viral online.
Australia arranged a warm and fuzzy welcome for the world`s most powerful leaders at this weekend`s G20 summit with a campaign dubbed "koala diplomacy", in which top politicians cuddled the shy native marsupials.
There were fireworks at display both on and off stage at an APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) event in Beijing, when Russian President Vladimir Putin slipped a shawl over the shoulder of China First Lady Peng Liyuan, while Xi Jinping, unaware of it all, chatted with US President Barack Obama.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India on Wednesday along with his wife Peng Liyuan. While the talking point of the high-profile visit has been the trade and border issues between India and China and the chemistry between Xi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Liyuan has also caught the imagination of the people of India and its media.
RLD chief Ajit Singh's supporters clashed with police over the move to evict him from government residence in Delhi even as the Centre rejected his demand that the house be converted into a memorial to his father, former prime minister Charan Singh.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit Wednesday from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language.