Delegates applaud as China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2021. Photo: AFP
Delegates applaud as China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2021. Photo: AFP

Explainer |
Structure of China’s Communist Party: party cells, decision-making process, concentration of power

  • All business, social and army units on the ground with three Communist Party members or more must establish a party cell
  • The Communist Party has been frank about its ambitions to take control over all aspects of life in China

Knowledge |   China’s Communist Party
Delegates applaud as China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2021. Photo: AFP
Delegates applaud as China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2021. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE