It's that time of year again. The time when the Chinese Communist Party holds its annual meeting of the nation's big wigs. However unlike previous years, the communist party has put out a warning to the attendees: pay attention or you may lose your job. Read more...
China’s exports fell last month by the most since the global financial crisis, dealing another blow to confidence as Communist Party leaders meeting in Beijing assess the risk from the nation’s first onshore bond default. ||| Hong Kong...Show More Summary
When he presented his plans for economic reforms to parliament this week, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang may have copy and pasted from the decisions of a big Communist Party gathering late last year.
Chinese patrols enforcing disputed new fishing rules in the South China Sea are apprehending foreign boats on a weekly basis, Communist Party officials said on Thursday.
The Communist Party's big legislative event is expected to approve reforms by President Xi Jinping and was attended by Chinese directors and actors serving in a symbolic advisory role. read more
The Chinese government has launched a new search site that is reportedly run by the vice president of Xinhua, the Communist Party of China's official mouthpiece. Called ChinaSo, its logo's color scheme closely resembles (and that's putting it charitably) that of Google. Read More
A scandal over a brutal assault on a nurse by a Chinese government official illustrates how the Communist Party's undermines itself through its obsession with control online, writes Russell Leigh Moses.
The Chinese government employs an internet police force of approximately 50,000 people who collaborate with an additional 300,000 Communist Party members to operate what has been called the "most extensive effort to selectively censor human expression ever implemented." The post China’s Twitter Is Censoring Posts That Criticize The Smog Problem appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Ji Wenlin, a senior Chinese official with links to former security czar Zhou Yongkang, is being investigated for “suspected serious violation of discipline and laws,” says the Communist Party’s disciplinary body. The probe is part of...Show More Summary
When you ask people what comes to mind when you mention Andy Warhol, usually the first thoughts are of his pop-art pieces like Campbell Soup cans, Marilyn Monroe, and even one of Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong. Warhol was an artist of phenomenal commercial success whose art and life fit the times which he [...]
A woman known only as 'Ms Yang' has been caught after more than 121,000 yuan from three victims, who believed that she was a senior Communist Party Official, an Interpol agent, a man, and a superhero with the powers of invisibility. It gets weird. [ more › ]
Qin Guangrong is the Communist Party Secretary of Yunnan Province, China "We would rather reduce our growth rate a bit in order to protect the environment and never seek short-term economic development at the expense of the environment. Show More Summary
We've long known that the US government has major security concerns about Huawei, despite the Chinese company's insistence that it's free of Communist Party influence. As a result, Huawei has been barred from taking on infrastructure contracts within...
Fourteen months after the watershed 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress, President Xi Jinping has emerged as a strongman whose power is deemed to be more extensive and entrenched than that of ex-presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao. Show More Summary
His imprisonment is part of a crackdown by new Chinese Communist Party leadership under President Xi Jinping against political liberals who have been trying to advocate for constitutional reform.
The arrest and detention of the outspoken Uyghur academic Ilham Tohti (pictured) in Beijing on 15 January demonstrates that the Chinese Communist Party has returned to an uncompromising, hard line approach toward Xinjiang and the Uyghur. Tohti,...Show More Summary
Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece Global Times accused university professor Ilham Tohti of being a separatist. His supporters maintain he opposes violence and independence for the Uyghur people.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Internet users are now required to register their real names to upload videos to Chinese online video sites, an official body said, as the Communist Party tightens its control of the Internet and media to suppress anti-gover...
The media have graced us with two major sex scandals in the past week, one involving incriminating photos of the vice president of a Communist Party training school in Shaanxi province and the other involving a surfaced sex tape featuring the vice president of Kunming Institute of Zoology. Both cases led to the officials' dismissals. [ more › ]