Zhou Yongkang investigated for serious disciplinary violation

The Communist Party of China (CPC) announced on Tuesday an investigation into Zhou Yongkang, the latest and highest ranking “tiger” in the anti-corruption campaign’s crosshairs. The investigation of Zhou, a former Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, for suspected “serious disciplinary violations” will be conducted by the CPC Central […]

Chinese political advisors discuss social governance

China’s political advisors discussed ways to improve social governance and the role social organizations should play at a bi-weekly consultation session here on Thursday. The session was presided over by Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). According to a statement issued after the session, political advisors […]

China vows heavier penalties for Internet rumormongers

China will redouble its efforts to rid cyberspace of rumors and slanderous content and dish out heavier punishments for Internet rumormongers, a government statement said on Tuesday. The joint statement issued by the Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the State Internet Information Office said the move aims to “protect […]

Three Chinese officials investigated for corruption

Prosecutors have opened investigations into two officials and transferred the case of another to prosecution for suspected abuse of power and bribery, said the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) Tuesday. Nong Xiaowen, former board chairman of the Guangxi Tourism Investment Group Co., Ltd., and Kong Xiangpeng, former deputy director of the Standing Committee of the Wuzhou […]

Senior political advisor of Tianjin under probe

Wu Changshun, a senior political advisor of Tianjin, is under investigation for suspected serious discipline and law violations, the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Sunday. Wu is vice chairman of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and the director of the Public Security Bureau […]

Senior leader urges implementation of “mass line”

Senior leader Liu Yunshan has called for good implementation of the Party’s “mass-line” (群众路线) campaign at the grassroots level. Liu, a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China Central Committee’s Political Bureau, made the remarks during an inspection tour to northwest China’s Qinghai Province, where he visited grassroots government departments, hospitals, […]

Top political advisor meets Taiwan politician

Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Thursday said cross-Strait ties need to be handled attentively but have a bright future, when meeting with Taiwan politician Yao Eng-chi. “We must cherish the hard-won situation of peaceful development of cross-Strait relations,” Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said here when […]

Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

After the tension of the past year, relations between China and the United States seem to be on the rebound. China and the U.S. have a consensus on relations that are no longer defined by strategic rivalry, but by cooperation and proper management of differences. Ahead of the meeting of the two Presidents during November’s […]

Xi Jinping: Pursuing dream for 1.3 billion Chinese

Xi Jinping: Pursuing dream for 1.3 billion Chinese

Nearly 3,000 deputies to the national legislature made their choice on Thursday, electing Xi Jinping as the leader of China and its military. Long applause filled the Great Hall of the People as Xi was elected president of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and chairman of the PRC Central Military Commission. Xi’s new role […]

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