It's been months since Xi Jinping secured another five years in office and got his second five-year plan through Chinese Communist Party, and he's cleaning house: last week, the Chinese state news agency announced that Lu Wei, one of the most powerful internet policymakers in the world, had been fired, purged from the Party, and would be prosecuted for corruption. (more…)
Hard core communist journal for Party members gets hip with English in the title of an article: "@????: ??get????????!" (Qiúshì ?? ["Seeking Truth"], 2018, #3) I will translate and explicate the title fully below. For the moment, it needs to be emphasized that this article was published in the CCP's leading theoretical journal, Qiúshì ?? […]
As a correspondent for "The New York Times" quipped in early 2018, “People joke that it’s now easier in many Chinese cities to use Communist Party slogans rather than street names to give directions.” Propaganda is everywhere in China—giant red banners espousing the virtue of party loyalty are an inescapable fixture of the modern landscape. Show More Summary
Chinese Communist Party officials in the Yugan county of Jiangxi province have been visiting poor Christians in their homes, urging them to take down crosses and paintings of Jesus and replace them with photos of President Xi Jinping. Show More Summary
Damir Sagolj/Reuters HONG KONG—It’s a weird day when you find yourself agreeing with the Chinese Communist Party’s shills. As funding for American federal agencies ran out on Friday, and members of Congress could not reach an agreement...Show More Summary
XI’S GETTING SERIOUS: The PLA Accelerates Modernization Plans. Shortly after the close of the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, CCP General Secretary Xi Jinping announced that the modernization of the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) would essentially complete by 2035. Show More Summary
Paramilitary officers used explosives and heavy machinery to destroy the church, reflecting tensions between Christians and the Communist Party.
Authorities in northern China's coal country this week demolished a well-known Christian mega-church, underscoring long-standing tensions between religious groups and the officially atheistic Communist Party. Witnesses and overseas activists say … Click to Continue »
The Communist Party’s emerging empire is more the result of force than a gravitational pull of Chinese ideas.
China's paramilitary police force will soon be commanded by the Chinese Communist Party's armed forces, a report said Wednesday, the latest sign of the leadership's resolve to centralise power. The move puts the force, which maintains domestic security, squarely under the command of President Xi Jinping, who is also head of the military. Show More Summary
A week ago, I wrote a post on "CCP approved image macros" (12/17/17). Being the authoritarian, totalitarian government that it is, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has the power to coin, sanction, and promote whatever forms of language use it desires. This week, at the conclusion of 2017, we have this dazzling collection of CCP-approved […]
BEIJING (Reuters) - The official newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has lavished unusually high levels of praise on President Xi Jinping's signature leadership, as China's strongest leader in decades consolidates his personal power.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai attended the World Internet Conference in China. At the conference, a top communist party official called for tighter control of the internet. U.S. Senators asked Apple earlier this year...Show More Summary
BEIJING — Culture is the soul of the nation, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared in a key speech last month. And like Chairman Mao Zedong before him, Xi believes that Chinese culture must serve socialism and the Communist Party. This week, more than 100 of the nation’s top filmmakers, actors and pop stars were gathered […]
(Xi Jinping: Wikipedia) Chinese authorities have begun a new campaign to target Christians and force them to acknowledge the supremacy of the Communist Party over their religion. in some cases Christian families have been required to replace crosses and pictures of Jesus in their homes with posters of the Communist leader Xi Jinping. Here’s […]
The Chinese Communist Party is quietly reshaping public opinion and policy abroad.
"The Chinese Communist Party is extending its surveillance of critics abroad..." The post How the Chinese communists keep tabs on students studying abroad appeared first on Hot Air.
The Chinese Communist Party is reaching into Western academic communities and silencing visiting Chinese students.
James Wimberley notes that, among the recent additions to the Constitution of the Chinese Communist Party, is this section: The basic line of the Communist Party of China in the primary stage of socialism is to lead all the people of China together in a self-reliant and pioneering effort, making economic development the central task, […]
If Beijing maintains its current approach of BRI implementation, it will push New Delhi to balance against increasing Chinese power. The Chinese Communist Party enshrined President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) into its constitution at the 19th National Congress in October. Show More Summary