Chinese state media is reporting that flags will fly at half mast, giving Li the same honours that applied to Li Peng.
Official obituary of former leader, who died in Shanghai on Friday, hails his contributions to the economy, belt and road, poverty relief and his support for President Xi Jinping.
Hao’s campaigns to defend people’s rights once attracted favourable coverage in state media for his work to defend consumer rights
Yan, a one-time translator for Mao Zedong, was removed from his positions soon after June 4 crackdown, returned years later as vice-minister of civil affairs and continued public service into retirement.
The vice-premier’s comments indicate Beijing has raised its push for technology development to a new level.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who initiated the call, has described it as ‘long and meaningful’.
It will be the first international trip for Li Shangfu, who was appointed defence minister and state councillor in March.
Cai Qi is the most senior official in the job since the time of Mao Zedong, and the office he heads wields a great deal of influence.
In this edition of the Global Impact newseltter, we look ahead as Beijing’s elite gather in Beijing for the annual sessions of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the National People’s Congress.
The expected confirmation of Xi protégé Li Qiang as the country’s new premier could be the most watched moment of the legislative session.
Xi trumpets a ‘brand new form of human civilisation’, while Biden ponders ‘who’d change places with Xi Jinping’.
Beijing says it reserves the right to a further response to Washington’s decision to shoot down the airship.
The country’s leadership faces daunting tasks as China emerges into a post-pandemic world.
Political scientist Yan Xuetong encourages students to find out about China’s history, including the Cultural Revolution.
The one-time leadership contender who was left out of the Politburo in October is set for a ceremonial role at March sitting.
It will be the first systemic legislation restricting current and former officials from dealings in the private sector.
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.
Former president Jiang Zemin’s passing acknowledged in speech and with two pictures added to Xi’s office collection.
Article in party flagship cites Wang as director of Central Foreign Affairs Commission general office, the first confirmation of his new role as China’s top diplomat.
Beijing’s security chiefs warn of zero tolerance for anyone using the pandemic ‘to infiltrate, sabotage and disrupt social order’.
Chinese president urges top leaders to ‘form a harmony in the symphony’ during two-day self-criticism session.
Jiang is hailed for mending ties with the West, the handover of Hong Kong, modernising the Communist Party at home and a successful bid to host Olympics.
Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Kishida will be at Bali G20 summit and Apec talks in Bangkok, but no meeting has been officially confirmed yet.
The top leadership body of China’s Communist Party has new and younger members. See who has stayed and who has left.
Xi pledges to carry forward the fighting spirit of former revolutionaries during visit to Yanan with Politburo Standing Committee members.
Li Shulei, 58, will enforce Xi Jinping’s vision on ideology, films, internet and media and is expected to spearhead Beijing’s drive to shape global narrative on China.
Four younger leaders have been promoted to the Politburo Standing Committee but there are no obvious successors among them.
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