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Communist Takeover of Nanking

On April 23, 1949, during the Chinese Civil War, Mao's People's Liberation Army (PLA) captured the city of Nanking, now known as Nanjing, then capital of China and headquarters of the Nationalist Party (also known as the Kuomintang or KMT). Show More Summary

China is stripping crosses from Christian churches

A Communist party campaign during which crosses have been stripped from the roofs of more than 1,200 Chinese churches is being conducted “for the sake of safety and beauty”, a government official has claimed. Human rights activists accuse...Show More Summary

China indicts former party chief of Xinjiang's capital for graft

BEIJING (Reuters) - The former Chinese Communist Party chief of Urumqi, the capital of the far western region of Xinjiang, has been indicted on corruption charges, China's state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday.

Naked Ferrari crash prompts Chinese official's downfall

Communist Party expels ex-aide to former president Hu Jintao over corruption, three year's after son died in car crash.

Former top Chinese official, brought down by Ferrari crash, to face trial

Former Chinese President Hu Jintao's onetime top aide, who was sidelined from the upper echelons of power in 2012 after his son died in a spectacular Ferrari crash, has been expelled from the Communist Party and referred to courts for prosecution, state-run media said Monday.

Detained Chinese lawyers plead guilty to disorder charges - state media

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese human rights lawyers arrested during a recent crackdown have pleaded guilty to a range of offences including inciting disorder, the country's main Communist Party newspaper reported on Sunday.

Top China official visits Hanoi as Vietnam, U.S. get cozy

HANOI (Reuters) - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli held talks with top Vietnamese leaders during a visit on Thursday that comes hot on the heels of a landmark United States trip by Vietnam's communist party chief.

China: Store Sex Video Is Against Socialist Values

The Communist Party of China describes its ideology as "socialism with Chinese characteristics," and apparently a willingness to have sex in store changing rooms is not one of those characteristics. After video of a couple having sex in a Beijing branch of clothing store Uniqlo went viral earlier this week,...

The Real Risk Behind China’s Stock-Market Drama

On April 21st, People’s Daily, the newspaper that the Chinese Communist Party calls its “throat and tongue,” published an online commentary exhorting the masses to place their trust, and savings, in the stock market. Even though share...Show More Summary

Stock market rout another blow to fading 'Chinese Dream'

By John Ruwitch and Brenda Goh CHANGZHOU/WENZHOU, China (Reuters) - About a week after Shanghai's main stock index broke above 4,000 points in April, the leading newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party weighed in with patriotic glee. Show More Summary

Chinese Authorities Detain and Denounce Rights Lawyers

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

At least five lawyers from a firm that specialized in rights cases have been detained and accused of running a criminal syndicate to smear the Communist Party.

To commemorate 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, elderly members hike across revolutionary sites

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A group of elderly Communist Party members hiked through revolutionary sites in Hunan province, Hubei province and Jiangxi province to commemorate the upcoming 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party. [ more › ]

Former top Tibet security official probed for graft

BEIJING (Reuters) - A former top Chinese security official in Tibet is being investigated for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said on Friday, in a rare example of corruption-busters going into the restive and remote region.

China's stock market surge dream could easily bring about its worst nightmare

China's ruling Communist Party has made it clear that it has a mortal enemy: social unrest. Separately, it has also made it clear that the Chinese people should be heavily invested in the stock market. And so, dutifully, the ChineseShow More Summary

Massive church in China demolished; officials cite permit issue

One of the largest churches in the Chinese coastal city of Wenzhou, an 85,000-square-foot edifice with soaring cathedral ceilings, stained glass and spires dominating the landscape, was demolished Monday on orders of Communist Party authorities.

Inside the mind of Bernie Sanders: unbowed, unchanged, and unafraid of a good fight

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The diplomatic overture was dispatched to Hu Yaobang, chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, on 29 October 1981. A near-identical letter was sent to the Kremlin, for the attention of Leonid Brezhnev, general secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union. “Like an unconscious and...

Exclusive: Two top China graft suspects sick, may not be tried - sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - Two former senior Chinese officials subject to graft probes are sick and may not be able to stand trial, sources with ties to the leadership said, possibly sparing the Communist Party the embarrassment of having more of its secrets exposed in public.

China media calls on contemporary artist Ai Weiwei to change politics after rare show

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

A Chinese newspaper with close links to the Communist Party on Thursday called on famed artist Ai Weiwei to abandon his "previous politics" after the dissident was allowed to stage a rare exhibition in China. China's best known contemporary...Show More Summary

Zhou Yongkang, Former China Security Chief, Sentenced To Life In Prison For Corruption

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

BEIJING (AP) — A court says it has sentenced former Chinese security chief Zhou Yongkang to life in prison on corruption charges following a closed-door trial. Zhou, a former member of the ruling Communist Party's all-powerful Politburo...Show More Summary

China tightens Communist Party leadership at state firms

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for the strengthening of Communist Party leadership at state-owned enterprises (SOEs), state media said, as the government prepares sweeping reforms to overhaul state industry,

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