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A New Phase in China’s War on Corruption

The Chinese Communist Party’s decision to investigate a onetime top aide to former President Hu Jintao has resurfaced old scandals and lifted the cloak that shielded the former leader’s closest allies from scrutiny.

China's leader is telling the People's Liberation Army to prepare for war

Over the last several months, Chinese leader Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party have repeatedly exhorted the People's Liberation Army to "be ready to win a war." Xi has repeatedly called for greater military modernization, increased training, and enhanced overall readiness of the Chinese army, navy, and air force. Show More Summary

At Chinese brothel, a room for Communist Party cadre fantasies

From offering Japanese schoolgirl uniforms to creating rooms tricked out with traditional Chinese wedding decor, China’s underground sex industry is always trying to keep up to date with its clients’ fantasies.

Chinese court posthumously clears 18-year-old executed for murder

In a rare move that has captivated public attention, a Chinese court on Monday overturned a guilty verdict for an 18-year-old who was executed in 1996 for a rape and murder he did not commit. The reversal comes as Communist Party authorities are touting their determination to improve the rule...

In Official Places, China’s Antigraft Agency Makes a Home

The Chinese Communist party’s antigraft agency said Friday it intends to monitor key national government bodies like the cabinet and legislature by placing permanent investigators inside the organizations.

Zhou Yongkang case won't shake China's foundations

Last weekend, Chinese media announced that former security chief and oil baron Zhou Yongkang (pictured) has been expelled from the Communist Party and now awaits trial. As the highest-level person to have been affected by President Xi's...Show More Summary

Chinese Communists expel ex-security czar Zhou Yongkang from party

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After more than a year of intense speculation and secret investigation, China's ruling Communist Party on Friday expelled former domestic security czar Zhou Yongkang for alleged misdeeds including accepting bribes, disclosing state secrets and sexual improprieties.

China's President Just Proved How Serious He Is

China's Communist Party has expelled former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, the highest ranking politician to be purged from the party since the days of Mao. The news was released at midnight, Chinese time. He will now be arrested by China's...Show More Summary

China’s Communist Party Tells Kids Being a Loser is Nothing to Be Proud of

The Chinese Communist Party’s flagship newspaper doesn't like losers and wants the country’s youth to stop labeling themselves as such.

South Africa’s Ruling ANC Looks to Learn from Chinese Communist Party

The party of Nelson Mandela has chosen the site for a new school that will be based on Chinese Communist Party political education

Chinese Journalist Accused of Stealing State Secrets Affirms Innocence at Trial

Analysts said Gao Yu’s case was aimed at silencing a voice that gave the world rare glimpses into internal Communist Party politics.

The Chinese Communist Party’s Problem With Model Behavior

China’s Communist party wants to remain in the driver’s seat when it comes to managing morality in society--even during the country’s annual auto shows.

Knife attack at Chinese hospital leaves 7 dead

China's official Xinhua News Agency reported that six nurses and one janitor were killed early Thursday in a knife attack at a hospital in a northeastern resort town favored by the country's Communist Party elite.

?Why an Open Letter Attacking China's Professors for ‘Blackening the Motherland’ Is So Worrisome

Some observers fear the letter, published in a local Chinese Communist Party newspaper, is a sign that purge of free-thinking professors is coming.

Chinese Media Slams Obama Before Visit: “Obama’s Best Performance Is Empty Rhetoric”

(Flikr) Life is tough. Even the commies are bashing him. The Chinese Global Times, which has close ties to the Communist Party, ripped Obama before his scheduled trip to Asia. The Global Times said: “Obama always utters “Yes, we can,” … Continue reading ?

A New Asia Anti-Corruption Network, Hosted By the Chinese Communist Party

Asian-Pacific nations in coming days are expected to endorse a plan to base a new regional anticorruption network in China, which intends to run it within the Communist Party’s secretive investigative agency.

China’s Anti-Corruption Fight Exposes Lack of Official ‘Courage,’ Critics Say

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s on-going crusade to clean up the Communist Party appears to be expanding, and unearthing new instances of graft.

China’s Anti-Corruption Fight Exposes Lack of Official “Courage,” Critics Say

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s on-going crusade to clean up the Communist Party appears to be expanding, and unearthing new instances of graft.

Political Reform

Two political events late last year sent contradictory signals about the prospects for political reform in China. One was Premier Wen Jiabao’s comments about the desirability of political reform to help the Chinese Communist PartyShow More Summary

Squaring the Circle: Rule According to Law in a One-Party State

The greatest dilemma facing the Chinese government in its long-standing efforts to build an effective legal system is how to ensure both the integrity of the judiciary and the Communist Party's monopoly of power. In the early days of the reform, Deng Xiaoping, the late paramount leader, opted for a pragmatic strategy. Show More Summary

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