Neil Thomas History, Asia Is it possible? This month marks 50 years since the official beginning of China’s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. On 16 May 1966, the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party issued an internal circular denouncing ‘revisionists’ in the Party leadership. Show More Summary
A new trend of copying the Chinese Communist Party's constitution is causing a political stir.
China's new NGO law is intended to strengthen control by the Chinese Communist Party over Chinese society, writes expert contributor Stanley Lubman.
Although the Chinese Communist Party is officially atheist, the country's constitution allows "freedom of religious belief," and the practice of formal religion has expanded in China, in fits and starts, for decades. The number of Chinese...Show More Summary
China's steel industry has come a long way. During the country's Great Leap Forward in the 1950s, Communist Party leader Mao Zedong pushed the country to increase its steel production rapidly and dramatically, in an attempt to modernize and industrialize the Chinese economy. Show More Summary
Chinese nationalists seemed forlorn on Friday as Taiwan inaugurated a new president, Tsai Ing-wen, whose political party nominally supports the self-ruled island’s independence from the mainland.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong visit by a top leader of China's Communist Party, which included talks with pro-democracy lawmakers, was an "important breakthrough" in relations between Beijing and the city, an influential Chinese newspaper said on Thursday.
Scarves emblazoned with red dragons draped over their black business suits, Chinese officials lit incense and bowed solemnly at the feet of a mythical ancestor known as the Yellow Emperor. The avowedly atheist Communist Party is promoting...Show More Summary
Hong Kong has ramped up security measures in preparation for the arrival of Zhang Dejiang, the No. 3 official in the Chinese Communist Party.
In an unprecedented move by the Communist Party of China, its official press has released statements about the controversial Cultural Revolution, a few days after the 50th anniversary of one of the most prominent events in Chinese history. Show More Summary
Trust us, they say, the past is in the past. Two Communist Party-linked newspapers have broken the silence on the 50th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, publishing editorials meant to assure readers that the party has granted the country “immunity” from political chaos and social unrest. The editorials, published by the People’s Daily and the […]
Zhang Dejiang, the Chinese Communist Party’s third-ranking official, arrives in Hong Kong for a three-day visit at a sensitive time.
It’s been 27 years ago today that Chinese students took to the streets around Tiananmen Square in a peaceful demonstration. Little did they know at the time that their movement would soon end in violence, bloodshed and death - all before a watching world. On May 15, 1989, nearly a million [...]
Evening HeadlinesBloomberg: China Decides Debt Can Be Dangerous. The Chinese Communist Party is now officially worried about mounting debt. “A tree cannot grow up to the sky—high leverage will definitely lead to high risks,” said a front-page commentary in the People’s Daily on May 9. Show More Summary
In an editorial last week, the Beijing-based Global Times, an organ of theof the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), called my May 8 Forbes post Iran Threatens To Close Oil Shipping Lanes, Could Beijing Do Likewise In South China Sea? “non-sense,” while one translation renders the word “ridiculous.” In that post I [...]
The Chinese Communist Party sees spies everywhere and is encouraging the masses to be vigilant, citing the threat posed by 007 and villains from Marvel Comics
The Chinese Communist Party has a “Trump problem.”
APRIL DAN FENG presents the pros and cons of China's Supply-Side Reform policy. On November 10, 2015, during the Chinese Communist Party Working Conference on Economic Policies, President Xi Jinping introduced a series of policies to stimulate Chinese economy known as the Supply-Side Reform. Show More Summary
As Chinese President Xi Jinping continues his bid to consolidate power, his 88 million-strong Communist Party has increasingly spoken with one voice. Failure to sing to the same tune could mean facing the music.
A Chinese city’s push to ban construction workers from publicly protesting unpaid wages has drawn disapproval from the Communist Party’s flagship newspaper, signaling official discord over efforts to curb rising labor unrest.