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 › ]
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 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
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.
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...
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.
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
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
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,
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
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.