A “happy political birthday” card from the party. Photo: Handout A “happy political birthday” card from the party. Photo: Handout
A “happy political birthday” card from the party. Photo: Handout

Happy birthday, comrade – why China’s Communist Party sends a card on the date you joined

  • Stern red cards quote the mission from last year’s party congress and remind members to follow the direction of the Central Committee
  • Cards are sent by party branches, which must now be established in companies as Xi Jinping strengthens the party’s control

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
A “happy political birthday” card from the party. Photo: Handout A “happy political birthday” card from the party. Photo: Handout
A “happy political birthday” card from the party. Photo: Handout
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