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China’s Leaders, New and Old, Turn Out in Show of Party Solidarity for Concert

Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin took a seat beside the current leader, Xi Jinping, at a concert Monday in a show of Chinese Communist Party harmony amid internal debate over corruption within its ranks and democracy in Hong Kon...

?A ?Courageous Reporter And A Corrupt Chinese Communist Official

It took enormous courage in 2012 for a Chinese reporter to go into print to expose one of the Chinese Communist Party's most senior officials for taking bribes and building a fortune by abusing his public office. Reporter Luo Changping did just that. Show More Summary

Dazed and Confucian: The Communist Party Looks Backward

In the absence of a forward-thinking vision, China's president has instead often gazed backwards, into the periods of Chinese history the party once shunned. And that's problematic.

China fact of the day

…the size of the Chinese government and party bureaucracy is surprisingly modest…In this respect, the Chinese communist Party is similar to previous Chinese dynasties as far back as the Han, which ruled the vast Chinese empire with a modestly sized civil service. …China has only 31 government and party employees per thousand residents.  The number […]

An Internet Where Nobody Says Anything

Ilham Tohti's unjust fate says much about the Chinese Communist Party's dark vision of the web's future.

China Sends 'Disturbing Message,' Sentences Prominent Professor to Life in Prison

BEIJING — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said. A court found...Show More Summary

Officials have millions stolen, now under investigation for corruption

What's worse than having someone break into your home and steal all your cash and valuables? If you are a Chinese Communist Party Official, it's having people find out just how much money the thieves made off with. [ more › ]

The Flame of Chinese Nationalism

The Communist Party can't entirely control what it's helped create. That poses a risk to China, and the world.

A ‘Stain’ on China: Full Statement from Mother of Murdered U.K. Businessman

It’s been almost a year since Bo Xilai, the onetime Chinese Communist Party bigwig, was convicted of corruption and abuse of power, and more than two years since his wife was jailed for the murder of the British businessman Neil Heywood.

A New Definition of Chinese Patriotism

Communist authorities are increasingly insisting that loving the party is a precursor to loving the country.

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protest Leader: ‘We Want to Get Arrested’

Benny Tai, a legal scholar in Hong Kong, has become one of the Chinese Communist Party's biggest irritants as he spearheads the city’s Occupy Central movement with two other activists.

Xi Jinping Battles for a 'Chinese Communist Party 2.0'

Four major changes have occurred in China since President Xi Jinping took power: the concentration of power in the hands of Xi, an iron-handed war against corruption, the bold "Third Plenary Session reforms" and much tighter controls...Show More Summary

Xi Jinping Battles for a 'Chinese Communist Party 2.0'

Four major changes have occurred in China since President Xi Jinping took power: the concentration of power in the hands of Xi, an iron-handed war against corruption, the bold "Third Plenary Session reforms" and much tighter controls...Show More Summary

Doubters Question China’s Corruption Push

The recent study examining the lives and labors of Communist party cadres in Shandong province is noteworthy not only because it shows that many Chinese officials have a tough time staying clean. It’s also a telling example of the tension within China’s political circles about the best way to wage war against corruption.

Far From Home: Survey Says Living Apart From Families Leads Many to Corruption

Chinese researchers are trying to quantify what makes Communist Party cadres tick – and what may lead them down the path to graft.

Beijing Turns Its Back on Pragmatism in Hong Kong Democracy Debate

Distrust of the Chinese Communist Party runs deep in Hong Kong, a city built largely by refugees from famine and party-sponsored political violence in mainland China.

S.Africa's capital considers naming street after Mao

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Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong was added to the list of possible names for streets and buildings in the South African capital Pretoria on Thursday despite protest from opposition parties. The ruling African National Congress pushed...Show More Summary

The Chinese Communist Party Just Opened a WeChat Account

An eclectic social media debut for the world's largest political organization.

Leaked Documents Reveal How the Chinese Communist Party Channels Public Opinion

What exactly do China's online "opinion analysts" do? A recent scandal at Peking University sheds light on the question.

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