Peng, a three-time Olympian and former top-ranked doubles player, has dropped out of public view after accusing former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual abuse in a social media post on Nov 2.
After Xi Jinping took over power, China's defence budget rose steadily, crossing over USD 200 billion this year.
Key Chinese Communist Party conclave next week set to endorse unprecedented third term for Xi Jinping
All the predecessors of Xi Jinping have retired following the mandatory rule of two five-year terms or completion of 68 years of age.
In a lengthy social media post that disappeared quickly, Peng Shuai wrote that Zhang Gaoli, a former vice premier had forced her to have sex despite repeated refusals, three years ago.
One of China's biggest real estate developers Evergrande Group appears likely to be unable to repay all of the USD 89 billion it owes banks and other bondholders, financial rating agencies say.
The 6th plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee will be held in Beijing in November, the party's high power Politburo meeting announced on Tuesday.
Any Taiwanese book has become harder to publish in China, according to editors, academics, publishers and authors. Publishers blame this on self-censorship by their mainland counterparts.
The father of this peculiar formulation, Deng Xiaoping, had cautioned his comrades to bide their time until the country became rich before flexing muscles on the international stage.
Unlike many a Communist Party that withered away, the CCP has grown on the back of a nationalist agenda.
Xi’s speech at a ceremony Tuesday follows a lavish celebration at Beijing’s Olympic stadium on Monday night emphasizing China’s rise to economic and political prominence.
The Communist Party of China, with its 92 million-member base has lately sought to expand its control over Chinese who have moved abroad for study, business or other reasons.
As China prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Party's founding in Shanghai, we spoke to six members to ask why they joined.
Xi's two predecessors, Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, both served two five-year terms, but he has signalled that he has bigger ambitions.
The succession war in China escalates as the Communist Party congress beginning October 18 gets ready to choose the successor to both the Paramount Leader and Prime Minister. What this means for China
The so-called unity within the Chinese Communist Party is in tatters as all three factions are involved in a bitter feud.