Miles Yu posted the above image on Twitter with the following message: "The Final Jeopardy question for tonight. None of the three contestants got it right." The Chinese Communist Party just won Jeopardy. [ more › ]
Dangerous, that is, according to the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party, and Western according to the same source - though normblog readers might take a different view about so attempting to limit their geographical application. Here's a report from...
By Brandon Drake Published: May 12th, 2013 When the Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper needed a new building for their headquarters, they turned to a professor of architecture, Zhou Qi. Little did they know that Zhou had every intention of building an enormous erect penis of a build
The current Chinese Communist Party leaders are the second generation red and the third and the fourth generations are emerging in the political scene. The political system in China is more and more like a hereditary monarchy, said Chinese netizens. Off Beat China summarized the discussion. Written by Oiwan Lam...
A BC NDP candidate was once a member of the Chinese Communist Party, Canada-Chinese relations expert Charles Burton joins Ezra Levant to discuss the potential security threat. This report aired on The Source May 8 2013....
Amid a long-running territorial dispute between China and Japan over a small group of uninhabited islands, the Chinese Communist Party’s main propaganda organ is questioning Tokyo’s historical claim on another piece of land long important to U.S. defense strategy: Okinawa.
The term Party's benevolence is frequently used in political propaganda in China. Mary Ann O'Donnell looks into how's the term being used in ordinary people's daily life. Written by Oiwan Lam · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious · Instapaper
Citizen journalists in China have ousted a wasteful government official by reporting on a lavish party he threw paid for by government funds. The Communist Party boss of and industrial zone in Taizhou City, Zhang Aihua, had developed a habit of extravagant parties, high spending, and glad-handing industrial representatives. Show More Summary
Zhang Aihua, a Communist party leader in Taizhou City, appears not to have gotten the memo from Mao that “Thrift should be the guiding principle in our government expenditure.” Or, for that matter, the memos from the Chinese government about cracking down on excesses by local leaders. Zhang was enjoying a dinner fit for a [...]
Engineers used to dominate Chinese policymaking. But the Communist Party's highest organ, the seven-member standing committee of the Politburo, now includes three economists, for better or worse, including Li Keqiang, the prime minister. Show More Summary
The web was a-chatter after a report that Communist Party chief Xi Jinping hailed a cab in Beijing last month, but the report was later pulled; average home prices in key Chinese cities rose in March.
Since late last year, the Chinese Communist Party has been covering up the worst bird flu outbreak in poultry for over 10 years, according to a senior veterinarian, who has worked with poultry farmers for several decades.Using the alias...Show More Summary
Chinese Web users skirted the country's tough Internet censors to pay homage to former communist party leader and popular reformer Hu Yaobang, whose death 24 years ago sparked the violent Tiananmen Square protests.
A surprising series of state media essays about former Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang, whose death helped spark the Tiananmen protests of 1989, suggests China's new president is not backing down on reform, writes CRT analyst Russ Moses.
Earlier last week, a Chinese propaganda official said China's Internet-based "new media" were threatening the Communist party. Using one of Mao Zedong's most famous phrases, Ren Xianliang, vice-minister of propaganda in Shaanxi province,...Show More Summary
Mao and the new Chinese leadership After the successful power transition in China, Xi Jinping is now formally in charge of the Communist Party of China, the Government of China and its formidable military wing. However, there are big challenges ahead for Xi. Mao, the founding father of modern China and the Chinese [...]
How low will Apple go? First, Apple CEO Tim Cook was forced to grovel and kowtow to the Chinese Communist Party over their obviously false and politically motivated claims about Apple’s warranty. Now, Apple is being publicly insulted and used by Facebook. There is no way Steve Jobs would have put up with this kind [...]Show More Summary
H7N9 bird flu virus is being spread across China.Will the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authoritiesconceal the truth as it did with SARS in 2003?On April 3rd Zhejiang Provincial Health administrationconfirmed two H7N9 bird flu casesShow More Summary
New York, April 2, 2013--An editor for an influential Chinese Communist Party journal said Monday he was suspended after his column appeared in a British publication calling on China to re-evaluate its relations with North Korea, according to news reports....
I won’t enjoy writing this post, but a recent defense of the Chinese government annoyed me on just about every level possible: The world’s largest country and second largest economy has no tradition whatsoever of liberal democracy, says Zhang WeiWei, and many reasons for being wary of adversarial western political systems. He explains why Chinese see [...]