It is increasingly difficult for scholars and thinkers to publicly express or exchange academic views, especially those at odds with the party under Xi Jinping.
During his six-year mayoralty, Li forged business and cultural links with neighbouring Hong Kong, promoting exchanges and trade.
Stable and safe supplies are top priorities in nation’s quest to become an agricultural powerhouse, President Xi Jinping tells annual rural work conference.
Authorities say Yu Zhigang, who was investigated as part of Xi Jinping’s anti-graft campaign and pleaded guilty to taking nearly US$1 million in bribes last year, suffered a brain haemorrhage and died in May.
Li Tie quit as head coach last December amid mounting criticism of the team’s performance in the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers.
Father says Global Times journalist Fu Guohao died aged 30 in 2021, two years after airport assault that left his son injured.
Three men are being investigated after a State Council live streamed press conference was ‘flooded’ with comments in support of Urumqi
A woman claiming to be the man’s daughter said his appeals for help at quarantine facility went unanswered until it was too late.
The top leadership body of China’s Communist Party has new and younger members. See who has stayed and who has left.
Li Xi’s rise caps a career that has sent him to some of the country’s biggest economic hubs as well as centres with a special place in Communist Party history.
Four younger leaders have been promoted to the Politburo Standing Committee but there are no obvious successors among them.
Veterans Li Keqiang and Wang Yang are not among the names of the Central Committee announced at the close of the party congress.
The reason for Hu’s departure from the closing ceremony is unclear and prompted widespread discussion online.
Most people taking part in Sunday’s opening ceremony had their faces covered, the first time for such an event.
Shorter report speech seen as a nod to frail party elders as well as a sign of increased centralisation of power in hands of leader.
The 20th national party congress is expected to approve constitutional amendments to elevate Xi Jinping’s status to China’s “core” leader as he further consolidates power.
The Communist Party is preparing for next month’s national congress, where Xi Jinping is expected to secure an unprecedented third term at the helm.
Epidemiologist Wu Zunyou refines his advice after warning earlier against direct skin contact with foreigners and returnees from abroad.
The report is ‘based on presumption of guilt, uses disinformation and lies fabricated by anti-China forces as its main sources’, says Chinese spokesman at the UN.
But the collapse of the USSR was a wake-up call for the Chinese communist leadership, according to analysts.
Most important decisions are usually made ahead of the event, with the date announced once the key negotiations are over.
A new line-up is about to be promoted to the top jobs. Who will get a seat at the leadership table?
See who is likely to stay and who may go in this interactive chart on the top leadership body.
Aviation authorities announce relaxation of bans for international flights exceeding case number threshold.
Industry minister Xiao Yaqing is under probe for ‘suspected violations of the law and discipline’ after his name was noticeably absent from party congress delegate lists.
China’s southern tech hub keeps Covid-19 prevention measures in place despite slowing spread of infections.
In a call with the French president’s diplomatic counsellor, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says mediation efforts are appreciated.
Huludao authorities say they cannot increase funding to hospitals because of blow to city finances.
Sun, 53, is accused of taking more than 646 million yuan in bribes, stock market manipulation and illegal firearms possession.
A policeman whose force is investigating the assault in Tangshan says a forensic bureau downplayed injuries he suffered in a hit-and-run to protect criminals.