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Xi Jinping tipped to STEP DOWN from presidency

CHINA's President Xi Jinping could step down in the wake of his handling of the coronavirus crisis, according to a government defence advisor.

Sep 13, 2020, 09:38 AM IST

Retired Chinese soccer star Hao Haidong calls for ouster of Communist Party

In the lengthy video, the soccer star swore allegiance to the 'Federal State of New China', a purported alternative to the ruling Communist Party of China established by Guo Wengui, who lives in exile.

Jun 05, 2020, 12:50 PM IST

Alibaba's Jack Ma is a Communist Party member: Chinese media

China`s best-known capitalist is a Communist Party member, The People`s Daily revealed.

Nov 27, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

China targets rumours, religion in updated party rules

Chinese President Xi Jinping has accrued more power than any of his immediate predecessors and has intensified efforts to ensure cadres are loyal, disciplined, upright and honest.

Aug 27, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Cuba marks end of an era as Raul Castro hands over to Miguel Diaz-Canel

Miguel Diaz-Canel was on Thursday formally elected as Cuba's new president, succeeding Raul Castro.

Apr 19, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

China sets stage for Xi to stay in office indefinitely

China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.

Feb 25, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

China's Communist Party to meet ahead of government reshuffle

China's ruling Communist Party will hold a three-day meeting of its top officials starting on Monday, state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday, which will likely discuss and decide on key personnel decisions ahead of a government reshuffle next month.

Feb 24, 2018, 15:03 PM IST

China's Communist Party to discuss amending constitution, graft fight

Fighting deeply ingrained graft has been a key policy plank for President Xi Jinping in his first term in office.

Dec 27, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

10 research centres in China to study Xi's ideological thought

Xi's thought touted as a new roadmap for the CPC to remain in power adopting to modern conditions.

Dec 17, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

Vietnam court jails blogger for seven years for 'propaganda' over spill

A court in Vietnam jailed a blogger on Monday for seven years for "conducting propaganda against the state", the latest action against a critic of the one-party state.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

China's internet regulator denounces its former chief now under probe

China's internet regulator had said it will purge the "evil influence" of its former top official who the ruling Communist Party has put under investigation for suspected corruption.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

China probes former chief of internet regulator for suspected graft

The former head of China`s powerful internet regulator is under investigation for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party said, the latest senior official to be caught up in a sweeping campaign against graft.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Donald Trump to meet Xi Jinping; North Korea, trade to top agenda

North Korea and trade will likely top the agenda when U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping sit down for formal talks on Thursday, a day after Trump warned Pyongyang of the grave danger of developing nuclear weapons.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

China to expand anti-graft supervision project nationwide in 2018: Report

China will expand a pilot project for anti-graft supervision reforms nationwide next year that will consolidate existing corruption agencies, state-run news agency Xinhua reported, as President Xi Jinping expands his signature policy drive.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

China's Xi Jinping says hopes to promote relations with North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping replied to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un`s congratulatory message on China`s recently completed Communist Party Congress, saying he hopes to promote ties between the two countries, North Korea`s state news agency said.

Nov 02, 2017, 07:34 AM IST

Russian October Revolution: What happened 100 years ago?

The Russian October Revolution, one of the most significant political events of the twentieth century marked its 100 years on Wednesday, as per the Soviet's old calendar.

Oct 28, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Activists fear more crackdowns in Xi Jinping's 'new era'

When President Xi Jinping was handed a second term at the helm of the Communist Party this week, he said China had entered a "new era". But human rights activists expect the same old crackdowns.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

China's Communist Party's high-ranking officials 'plotted to overthrow Xi Jinping'

Liu Shiyu, the chief of China's Securities Commissions, on Thursday listed names of six "high-ranking and powerful officials, who were hugely greedy and corrupt. 

Oct 20, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

Amid strained ties, North Korea congratulates China on party congress

North Korea sent a congratulatory message to China’s 19th Congress of its Communist Party on Wednesday, amid increasingly frayed relationships between the traditional allies, as China tightens sanctions over Pyongyang`s nuclear weapons programme.

Oct 18, 2017, 05:16 AM IST

Chinese government encourages organised blind dates

The rapid modernization has led to stress and competition among the young in China. With many not finding time for companionship, the government is now 'spreading' love.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:53 PM IST