BEIJING (Reuters) - A court in southeastern China on Tuesday sentenced the former Communist Party boss of northern Hebei province Zhou Benshun to 15 years in jail after finding him guilty of corruption.
Five years after former Communist Party bigwig Bo Xilai saw his ambitions for high office spectacularly quashed by scandal, party inspectors say his "pernicious influence" lingers in the Chinese megacity he once governed. Their verdict...Show More Summary
By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang may not retain his position as the Communist Party's No. 2 soon. There is a persistent rumor that Li will step down from his position as Premier at the 13th...Show More Summary
Lorand Laskai Security, Asia Setbacks aside, the Chinese government continues to hype the possibilities of big data. Like most policymakers around the world, the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party is exploring how big data and...Show More Summary
Anthony Scaramucci, who has been named the White House liaison to the business community, is selling his firm to a company with deep ties to China’s Communist Party.
The day after President Trump’s inauguration on January 21, the People’s Daily newspaper led with the news that Yu Zhengsheng had presided over the fifth plenary session of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and that China’s GDP grew 6.7% in 2016. Show More Summary
The Chinese government has closed 111 golf courses and has told 88 million Communist Party members to stay away from the links, according to the Associated Press, in its latest attempt to crack down on golf. Read more...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese courts have jailed two former officials for corruption who had fled abroad to try and avoid justice, the ruling Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said on Monday.
Pinyin, the spelling system that Zhou and a Communist Party committee developed in the 1950s, revolutionized the learning of Chinese - and not only for foreigners. The illiteracy in China was nearly 85% before pinyin was introduced; it's now in the low single digits. What's surprising, given the time and place, was that Zhou had […]
Trump will need to work with Beijing, or we risk living in a world that the Chinese Communist Party will create.
Unusually detailed testimony describing the mental and physical torture of a Chinese human rights lawyer in police custody pulls back the curtain on the Communist Party's campaign to crush dissent.
By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - China's political world had been dominated by various factions before Xi Jinping took power at the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) National Congress in 2012. But now there are signs of unification of political factions within the party. Show More Summary
Chinese President Xi Jinping, "red princeling," son of a revolutionary, general secretary of the Communist Party, this week travels to a ski resort in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum to rub shoulders with what remains of the liberal elite. He is set to deliver a keynote speech on the Chinese economy and, per his […]
A Chinese professor who posted critical remarks about Mao Zedong on social media is the latest to find out that, under President Xi Jinping, taking issue with the Communist Party's past brings trouble.
China's leaders are about to test the promise that holds their entire country together. It's a pretty simple one: In exchange for accepting their authoritarian rule, for decades the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has promised its citizens...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top anti-graft watchdog said on Monday that a mechanism to keep officials in check independent of the Communist Party cannot exist in China, as it vowed to build a new supervision system to underpin President Xi Jinping's war on corruption.
For the closeted and choreographed Chinese Communist Party, Trump’s impulsive accusations are a growing cause of consternation
BEIJING (Reuters) - The former mayor of the Chinese port of Tianjin has been expelled from the Communist Party and will be prosecuted for suspected "serious discipline breaches", the party's anti-graft watchdog said on Wednesday, using a euphemism for corruption.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Catholics must run their church independently, implying at arms length from the Vatican, and guide believers on a "Sinicisation path", said a senior Communist Party official, as China and the Vatican seek to improve relations.
Chinese police have shot dead four people who allegedly attacked a Communist Party office in the restive Xinjiang region on Wednesday, state media said, in the bloodiest such incident in months. The four "rioters" drove up to a local...Show More Summary