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 […]

Chinese president arrives in Cuba for state visit

Chinese president arrives in Cuba for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Havana on Monday for his first state visit to Cuba since taking office. In Cuba, Xi will hold talks with Cuban leader Raul Castro to draw up a blueprint for the future development of China-Cuba relations at a strategic height and from a long-term perspective. The two sides will also […]

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 […]

G20 trade ministers meet in Sydney

The G20 trade ministers gathered in Sydney on Saturday to discuss the contribution of trade and investment to growth and how to strengthen the global trading system. Andrew Robb, Australian minister for Trade and Investment, said in the opening remarks to the G20 Trade Ministers Meeting that trade and investment have become of great interest […]

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, […]

Chinese premier extends condolences to Malaysian, Dutch PMs

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday sent messages of condolence respectively to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte over the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane in eastern Ukraine. In the message to Najib, Li said he was shocked to learn of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, […]

President Xi mourns victims of crash

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a fair and objective probe into the crash of the Malaysia Airlines plane. Xi made the statement on Friday at a joint press conference with his Argentine counterpart Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. He said he was shocked by the downing of the flight, and conveyed China’s profound condolences […]

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 […]

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