China's ruling Communist Party declared its General Secretary Xi Jinping the "core" of its leadership on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, elevating his already powerful status. A communique issued by top party leaders...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party on Thursday declared that President Xi Jinping is the party's "core", a title he had not previously had, putting him in a more powerful position ahead of a key congress next autumn.
The visit of President Duterte could signal a shift in regional alliances. And the Communist Party is showing its commitment to cracking down on corruption. The post Welcoming Neighbors and Cleaning its House: China’s Interesting Week appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
Rules restricting attorney speech don't just exist in the United States. And in China, the speech codes governing the legal profession are exponentially more draconian.
Explosion that killed at least 12 comes during a key meeting of the Chinese Communist Party and was swiftly cenorsed
The Russian Communist party has passed a resolution urging its members to step up efforts to propagate leftist ideas and resist all attempts that might be made to falsify history in the run up to the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution of 1917. Read Full Article at RT.com
Looks like it's going to be another interesting week. Or as interesting as Chinese politics get anyhow. [ more › ]
More than 350 Central Committee members and their alternates will gather at a military guesthouse in western Beijing
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party needs rules that strengthen the "leadership core", the party's official newspaper said on Monday, hinting at further centralization of power for President Xi Jinping after decades of collective leadership.
The Communist Party’s anticorruption commission investigates state agencies and businesses to keep them in line as President Xi Jinping prepares for a new five-year term.
The Communist Party wants to harness vast troves of online data to score people and companies on their behavior.
You Say You Want a Revolution: American Artists and the Communist Party on view at Galerie St. Etienne, October 18, 2016, through February 11, 2017, explores the relationship between artists and politics in the 1930s and 1940s. The exhibition...Show More Summary
BEIJING—The Communist Party has widely touted a campaign to improve rule of law in China. Beijing’s critics call that a farce. A new global ranking released on Thursday reaches a more nuanced conclusion: China is making limited progress—though not necessarily in ways likely to impress the West. China ranked 80th out of 113 countries surveyed […]
BEIJING (Reuters) - As the number of high-profile "tigers" caught in China's crackdown on corruption falls, the ruling Communist Party has turned its fight to its most junior officials, meaning almost anyone is now a target.
In October 1966—50 years ago—Chinese leader Mao Zedong appeared on Tiananmen Square in Beijing to address an audience of 1.5 million Red Guards, the paramilitary youth he had called upon to tear down the Communist Party hierarchy. "Long live the Red Guards!" he shouted, to roars of approval. "Long live the great Cultural Revolution!" [ more › ]
As China marks 80 years since the Red Army ended its epic Long March, the Communist Party is attacking revisionist history in an effort to compel reverence for its founding legend. Facing annihilation at the hands of Nationalists during...Show More Summary
IN 1989 the movement for democracy brought the Chinese Communist Party to within days of extinction. According to official reports, on one day alone, May 22nd, 6m people joined demonstrations in 132 cities across the country. The party's immediate response was to use the people's army to crush the people by force, in Tiananmen Square. Show More Summary
RUSSKIS! UNDER MY BED! CHRIS MATTHEWS: This is agitprop, this is Lenin stuff… Anything that advances the cause of the Communist Party is what we do. Is the Kremlin, is it your understanding, they still go with that ethic, screwing up elections to the advantage of someody they may dislike less than the other person. […]
The event was not cancelled, thanks to the First Amendment right of free expression which does not exist in China under Communist Party rule. The post China Long March Event Met with Protest in California appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
On October 8, a performance commemorating the anniversary of the Long March of the Red Army of the Communist Party of China will be presented in San Gabriel, CA. The post Chinese Propaganda Comes to Southern California appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.