Communist Party News
While much of the Western world suffered huge outbreaks, China's 'dynamic zero-COVID' approach was upheld as an emblem of Xi's shrewd leadership and celebrated during the ruling Communist Party's centenary last year
In response to questions about Shanghai’s COVID-19 figures, China’s top medical authority, the National Health Commission, said in a fax that there is “no basis to suspect the accuracy of China’s epidemic data and statistics.”
Shanghai shut down businesses and confined most of its population to their homes starting 28 March after a spike in infections.
China’s economic growth slid to 4 per cent over a year earlier in the final three months of 2021
Xi Jinping has already sought to prevent undercurrents of discontent from converging into opposition before the congress
The Chinese president has upended tradition to restore strongman rule in China and tighten Communist Party control over the economy and society
The pandemic has given Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, a powerful case for deepening the Communist Party’s reach into the lives of 1.4 billion citizens, filling out his vision of the country as a model of secure order, in contrast to the 'chaos of the West'
Xi'an has been a cornerstone of the ruling Communist Party's 'zero tolerance' strategy toward COVID-19 that mandates lockdowns, travel restrictions and mass testing whenever a case is discovered
After China was not invited for Biden's 'Summit for Democracy', Beijing issued a 'White Paper' stating that it had a 'democracy that works'
Xi said after the elections that he is certain Hong Kongers will join in 'realising the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation'
China's Communist Party bashes US before Biden summit, says 'such democracy brings disaster to voters'
Party officials questioned how a polarized country that botched its response to COVID-19 could lecture others, and said that efforts to force others to copy the Western democratic model are 'doomed to fail'
Peng Shuai has not been heard from since accusing former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual abuse
The inner political dynamics of the CCP’s leadership are largely unknown. Commentators guess intelligently about groups and factions, about policy divides and preferences, about past experiences and future visions
The Dalai Lama should stop 'secessionist activities' and take concrete measures to win the trust of the central government and Chinese people, said Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin
China's Communist Party leaders begin top meet expected to further tighten Xi Jinping's grip on power
Some 400 members of the party's powerful Central Committee gathered in Beijing for the four-day plenary is being held behind closed doors
China's #MeToo scandal: Tennis, sex and politics combine as Peng Shuai accuses ex-vice premier of sexual assault
Peng is a former top-ranked doubles player, taking 23 tour-level doubles titles, including Grand Slams at Wimbledon in 2013 and the French Open in 2014.
Economically, strategically and even politically, China finds itself in a fix today. If it doesn’t mend its way, it would soon find its superpower dream going kaput.
China names ethnic Uyghur Erkin Tuniyaz, who gained notoriety for backing Beijing's policies, new Xinjiang governor
Tuniyaz has rebuked Western governments' criticism of Beijing's policies in Xinjiang, particularly the use of facilities critics call detention centers but which China says are intended for vocational training and deradicalization
In a series of sweeping measures, Beijing has moved to check what it considers the excesses of modern entertainment, and urged social media platforms to promote patriotic content.
Beijing has launched anti-monopoly and data security crackdowns to tighten its control over internet giants, including e-commerce platform Alibaba Group and games and social media operator Tencent Holdings Ltd