A video on the Facebook page of China's People's Daily, the official media organisation of the Chinese Communist Party, apparently shows e mployees at a "Rural Commercial Bank" being spanked by their manager for not "exceeding themselves." Details...Show More Summary
On Thursday morning in Shanghai, Walt Disney Company Chairman Bob Iger and “a phalanx of Chinese Communist Party officials” cut the ribbon on the $5.5 billion Shanghai Disney Resort, the company's first theme park in mainland China. The...Show More Summary
Walt Disney Co. opened its Shanghai theme park Thursday, its first in mainland China, with speeches by Communist Party leaders, a Chinese children's choir, Sleeping Beauty, and other Disney characters. Vice Premier Wang Yang joined Disney CEO Bob Iger in cutting a red ribbon as the park opened, signaling the...
The Chinese government attaches great importance to all kinds of cooperation with Turkmenistan, said Song Tao, minister of the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party.
HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP TELLS KERRY TO DIVEST HIS INVESTMENT IN CHINESE FIRM: Tibet Water Resources, Llc., is a firm close to the Chinese Communist party. Perhaps that’s why it has such a sweet deal to exploit Tibet’s rich mountain waters, which it sells in Europe as a competitor to Evian and Perrier. Guess who is […]
Is this for real? When it comes to social media in China, it can be hard to tell. The ruling Communist Party blocks Facebook and Twitter, but also uses both platforms in a bid to bolster the country's soft power abroad. Between party-controlled media and government accounts, the tone of their English-language offerings ranges from earnest to awkward to […]
Several leading Australia media outlets (including Fairfax media and Sky News) have signed distribution deals with the Propaganda Department of the ruling Chinese Communist Party. These deals were signed during the little-publicisedShow More Summary
Neil Thomas History, Asia Is it possible? This month marks 50 years since the official beginning of China’s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. On 16 May 1966, the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party issued an internal circular denouncing ‘revisionists’ in the Party leadership. Show More Summary
A new trend of copying the Chinese Communist Party's constitution is causing a political stir.
China's new NGO law is intended to strengthen control by the Chinese Communist Party over Chinese society, writes expert contributor Stanley Lubman.
Although the Chinese Communist Party is officially atheist, the country's constitution allows "freedom of religious belief," and the practice of formal religion has expanded in China, in fits and starts, for decades. The number of Chinese...Show More Summary
China's steel industry has come a long way. During the country's Great Leap Forward in the 1950s, Communist Party leader Mao Zedong pushed the country to increase its steel production rapidly and dramatically, in an attempt to modernize and industrialize the Chinese economy. Show More Summary
Chinese nationalists seemed forlorn on Friday as Taiwan inaugurated a new president, Tsai Ing-wen, whose political party nominally supports the self-ruled island’s independence from the mainland.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong visit by a top leader of China's Communist Party, which included talks with pro-democracy lawmakers, was an "important breakthrough" in relations between Beijing and the city, an influential Chinese newspaper said on Thursday.
Scarves emblazoned with red dragons draped over their black business suits, Chinese officials lit incense and bowed solemnly at the feet of a mythical ancestor known as the Yellow Emperor. The avowedly atheist Communist Party is promoting...Show More Summary
Hong Kong has ramped up security measures in preparation for the arrival of Zhang Dejiang, the No. 3 official in the Chinese Communist Party.
In an unprecedented move by the Communist Party of China, its official press has released statements about the controversial Cultural Revolution, a few days after the 50th anniversary of one of the most prominent events in Chinese history. Show More Summary
Trust us, they say, the past is in the past. Two Communist Party-linked newspapers have broken the silence on the 50th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, publishing editorials meant to assure readers that the party has granted the country “immunity” from political chaos and social unrest. The editorials, published by the People’s Daily and the […]
Zhang Dejiang, the Chinese Communist Party’s third-ranking official, arrives in Hong Kong for a three-day visit at a sensitive time.
It’s been 27 years ago today that Chinese students took to the streets around Tiananmen Square in a peaceful demonstration. Little did they know at the time that their movement would soon end in violence, bloodshed and death - all before a watching world. On May 15, 1989, nearly a million [...]