When calls for Wang Liming to be arrested were made on a forum hosted by China's state-controlled press last year, the satirical cartoonist who lampooned the Communist Party leadership decided it would be safer to stay in Japan, where he had been traveling. But while he may have avoided...
Since Xi Jinping, the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, took power, in 2012, the windbreaker has become his signature piece of apparel. In late November of that year, five of the brand-new Politburo Standing Committee’s seven members wore windbreakers to a highly publicized event inaugurating the revamped National Museum of China. Show More Summary
On paper, shuanggui is a disciplinary system within the Chinese Communist Party; in practice it’s a vast, brutal, extra-legal interrogative system into which suspects disappear for weeks or months at a time.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chinese President and Communist Party chief Xi Jinping will hold talks with the chairman of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) in Beijing next month, the KMT said on Friday, in what would be the first meeting between the heads of the two parties.
The official Chinese Communist Party line on Mao Zedong is that he was "70% right and 30% wrong"—but defacing his portrait is still 100% forbidden. According to state media, a 42-year-old man who splashed ink on the huge portrait of the chairman that hangs in Beijing's Tiananmen Square has...
A 71-year-old Chinese journalist on Friday became the third elderly critic of the Communist Party to be sentenced in court in less than a year, another sign of how Beijing’s tolerance for dissent has eroded under Chinese President Xi Jinping.
A Beijing court sentenced a Chinese journalist to seven years in prison for leaking a document detailing suppression by the Communist Party.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court has sentenced a journalist accused of leaking an internal Communist Party document to a foreign website to seven years in prison, her lawyer said on Friday, a ruling that reflects the sensitivity surrounding the party's inner workings.
China's ruling Communist Party has tried to ease fears about slowing growth, saying that the transition from double-digit percentage annual growth was the "new normal" of better quality growth. read more
Chinese authorities released the five women’s-rights activists whose detentions last month sparked an international outcry and stoked fears that the Communist Party planned to expand political controls.
China wants to recruit 10 million young people, mostly university students belonging to the Communist Party’s youth wing, to “spread positive energy” on the Internet — in other words, to use social media to praise and defend the government. Web users recently posted a document issued by the China Communist Youth League dated Feb. 13 that […]
Christianity is thriving in China. There probably are more religious believers than Communist Party members. The government is unsure how to respond. Beijing's sensitivities to religion are well-known. It sees religion as offering a competitive world view to the Party. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told the visiting head of Vietnam's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday that the two countries must manage their dispute over the South China Sea well to maintain peace and stability, state media reported.
HONG KONG -- Respected China scholar David Shambaugh recently set off a firestorm among other China specialists when he predicted the collapse of China's ruling Communist Party in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal. Beneath many of...Show More Summary
The detention of five outspoken activists, part of an effort to quash the nascent feminist movement, is seen as a dismal milestone in the Communist Party’s war on grass-roots activism.
China's top ranking official in Tibet wants monks in the restive far western region to "revere" science and embrace the "warmth" of Chinese Communist party ideology. An article, cited by Reuters, written in a prominent fortnightly party magazine by Chen Quanguo, Tibet's Communist Party boss, urged Tibet's nearly 50,000 monks to see Beijing officialdom as "friends." […]
Who doesn't want to learn from Chinese president Xi Jinping? The Communist Party of China has launched a free app to help you do just that anywhere, anytime. The new app features quotes, speeches, theories, and other writing from the...Show More Summary
The New Yorker recently cataloged Chinese President Xi Jinping's remarkable rise to authoritarian power. In one section, the author, Evan Osnos, writes about the time Xi, then an up-and-coming Communist Party member, spent two weeks in rural America in 1985. Show More Summary
In anticipation of New Year’s Eve, 2014, Xi Jinping, the President of China and the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, permitted a camera crew to come into his office and record a message to the people. As a teen-ager,...Show More Summary
By the Chinese (Marxist-Leninist) Communist Party Dear Comrades: Unfortunately for our Party and our state, a counter-revolutionary coup to restore capitalism has taken place. Recently this counter-revolutionary coup clique furthermore...Show More Summary