Latest news, analysis and opinion on the Communist Party of China which has ruled the country since 1949 and is currently led by General Secretary Xi Jinping. The party currently has over 90 million members and it began to admit private entrepreneurs into its ranks in 2001.
Neither Asia nor the rest of the world needs British input to right itself. Instead, people nowadays debate whether it is a failed or failing state.
If Beijing had come clean about the reasons for Qin’s dismissal and been willing to address media questions, it might have incurred nothing more than embarrassment.
Passing of Foreign Relations Law in response to US provocations may be understandable, but the legitimate concerns of overseas companies and investors have to be addressed
‘A small number of countries have arbitrarily imposed illegal and unilateral sanctions,’ vice-president says, using language often used to criticise Washington.
Valdis Dombrovskis makes his first trip to China as EU economics commissioner, a four-day tour of Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou.
Chinese leader also went to Lizu, a village hailed as a rural revitalisation success story.
A Brunei airline has committed to buying a batch of China’s domestically produced aircraft – another step forward in the planes’ path to global procurement.
‘Huge miscalculation’ if Beijing proceeded with trying to cut off the self-ruled island, senior US defence officials testify at House hearing.
Li, one of three officials who do not attend a meeting of the Central Military Commission, has not been seen since August 29, when he spoke at the China-Africa Peace and Security Forum in Beijing.
Committee acquires documents, photos and video in inquiry involving site where at least 20 potentially infectious agents were said to be detected.
Ding delivers message at belt and road forum hosted by the city’s government, giving clearest indication yet he oversees leading group for Hong Kong and Macau.
NPC says it welcomes active public engagement and states all feedback will be meticulously examined to refine, and possibly improve, the law.
The parliamentary researcher had access to sensitive materials because of his work with Conservative MPs on China policy.
Rivalry in the emerging field is expected to intensify, against a backdrop of heightened tensions and distrust.
Government website confirms Yang Yinkai is now deputy head of the powerful Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission’s general office, where he will work under Vice-Premier He Lifeng, his former boss at state planning agency NDRC.
Open channels are critical, ‘particularly given the tensions in the South China Sea and in and around the Taiwan Strait’, John Kirby of the National Security Council says.
New role for Tan Tieniu comes as intensifying US tech war sees China step up its scientific advancement and technological self-reliance drive.
Party commission to take over planning and policy for sensitive sectors, possibly as a result of US rivalry, espionage fears and military links.
Circular from nine ministries and several government bodies urges ‘capable people’ to head home to push rural revitalisation goal, but observers warn of a lack of clear incentives.
Politburo Standing Committee member Li Xi told the 11th national congress of returned overseas Chinese and their relatives to ‘take a clear-cut stand’.
Head of the General Administration of Sport of China says country must improve quality control of cadres in the sports sector.
Central Commission for Discipline Inspection says Sun, 69, is under investigation for suspected ‘serious violations of discipline and law’.
In his five months as premier, Li Qiang has been on the move at home and abroad, touting President Xi Jinping’s agenda while trying to empower the economy in the face of mounting questions and uncertainties.
Central Science and Technology Commission is final body under sweeping overhaul plan announced in March to assert direct party control over multiple policy areas.
Veteran diplomat Yang Wanming is the new chief of the CPAFFC, whose mission is to expand friendly exchanges with other countries.
Xi has chaired fewer gatherings at home and cut back on international meetings, suggesting that he could be feeling more confident entrusting others with major responsibilities.
Investigation concludes local officials abuse catch-all criminal offence to prevent aggrieved victims – many of them young migrant workers or unemployed – from complaining to higher authorities.
At a Politburo Standing Committee meeting on Thursday, the Chinese leader called for a strengthening of recovery and reconstruction efforts.