Chinese Communist Party

WTA remains "concerned' about Peng Shuai's ability to speak freely

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.

published on : 28th November 2021

China's ruling Communist Party acknowledges its leadership over PLA was lacking for a while

After Xi Jinping took over power, China's defence budget rose steadily, crossing over USD 200 billion this year.

published on : 17th November 2021

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.

published on : 6th November 2021

Tennis, sex and politics combine in Chinese #MeToo scandal

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.

published on : 4th November 2021

Chinese property developer's debt struggle rattles investors

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.

published on : 15th September 2021

Chinese Communist Party to hold key plenary ahead of next year's leadership reshuffle 

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.

published on : 31st August 2021

China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

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.

published on : 11th August 2021

China’s President Xi Jinping thought spells instability

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.

published on : 10th July 2021

A communist party that helms state capitalism

Unlike many a Communist Party that withered away, the CCP has grown on the back of a nationalist agenda.

published on : 4th July 2021

China's leader Xi Jinping hands out medals amid party celebrations

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.

published on : 29th June 2021

Marking centenary, China heralds Communist Party's influence

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.

published on : 28th June 2021

Why people join the Chinese Communist Party

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.

published on : 25th June 2021

President Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

Xi's two predecessors, Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, both served two five-year terms, but he has signalled that he has bigger ambitions.

published on : 25th February 2018

The Dragon Game

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

published on : 7th October 2017

China faces split into seven parts

The so-called unity within the Chinese Communist Party is in tatters as all three factions are involved in a bitter feud.

published on : 13th August 2017