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

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

2 weeks agoNews : 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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,

Communist China is still Communist

As America and Japan inch closer to confrontation with China over competing interests in the South China Sea, it's useful to remind people that, contra the Left's attempts whitewash the Chinese Communist Party's actions, the communist party is still communist. Show More Summary

Blog: Chinese cartoonist Rebel Pepper struggles to survive in self-imposed exile

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...

Why Is This Xi Jinping’s Favorite Item of Clothing?

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

Forced Disappearances, Brutality, and Communist China's Politics of Fear

2 months agoNews : Vice News

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.

Taiwan ruling party says chief to meet China's Xi Jinping

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.

Guy Gets 14 Months for Splashing Mao

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...

Elders Not Exempt: China Sentences Septuagenarian Journalist to 7 Years

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.

Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A Beijing court sentenced a Chinese journalist to seven years in prison for leaking a document detailing suppression by the Communist Party.

China jails journalist accused of leaking state secrets for seven years

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.

Slower Chinese Economic Growth May Pose Challenges For Hollywood

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

China Frees Detained Women’s-Rights Activists

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.

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