Zhang Dejiang — Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee

The following is the biographical sketch of Zhang Dejiang: Zhang Dejiang, born in November 1946, is a male ethnic Han from Tai’an, Liaoning Province. He entered the workforce in November 1968 and joined the CPC in January 1971. He graduated from the Department of Economics at Kim Il Sung University in the Democratic People’s Republic […]

Taiwan, mainland hold seminar on Sun Yat-sen

Taiwan and the Chinese mainland have held a joint seminar on Sun Yat-sen and his wife Madame Soong Ching Ling in Taipei. The seminar, held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall on Sunday in Taipei, was organized by the mainland-based China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and the Taiwan-based Sun Yat-sen Cultural Foundation. Six scholars from […]

CPC Central Committee endorses Bo Xilai expulsion

The Seventh Plenary Session of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Sunday endorsed a decision made by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee to expel Bo Xilai from the CPC. The meeting reviewed and approved the investigation report on Bo’s case submitted by the CPC Central Commission […]

Asian Americans push for political clout

Asian Americans push for political clout

A record 21 Asian Americans are vying for seats in the U.S. Congress on Election Day. The numbers reflect the fact that Asian Americans are the fastest growing demographic group in the country. California Congresswoman Judy Chu chairs the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and wants increase Asian American involvement in the U.S. political process. […]

Wang Meng wins second World Cup short-track gold in Canada

Wang Meng wins second World Cup short-track gold in Canada

China dominated the 500- meter events at the second ISU World Cup short-track meet of the season Saturday as Wang Meng captured her second gold medal in as many weeks in the women’s final, while Liang Wenhao took the men’ s title. Wang, the four-time Olympic gold medalist who returned from a 13-month suspension earlier […]

Ma Ying-jeou meets 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Dr. Christopher A. Sims

Ma Ying-jeou meets 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Dr. Christopher A. Sims

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou met on the afternoon of October 24 with 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Dr. Christopher A. Sims. President Ma welcomed Dr. Sims to Taiwan on behalf of the government and people of the ROC, and explained to Dr. Sims the success that Taiwan has achieved in international competitiveness rankings. In […]