Communist Party

China says will welcome only anti-independence candidate for Taiwan president

China on Thursday said it would welcome only an anti-independence candidate at Taiwan`s presidential election in January, offering its first comment on the likely contender for the island`s pro-China ruling Nationalist Party.

Jun 18, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

China graft probe nets about 20 state-owned firm executives: Media

About 20 senior executives from Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) have been detained by investigators for alleged corruption after investigations this year, state media reported Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Hong Kong lawmakers reject `fake democracy` package

Hong Kong lawmakers rejected a Beijing-backed political reform package Thursday as pro-democracy legislators united to vote down the divisive electoral roadmap that has sparked mass protests.

Jun 18, 2015, 09:15 AM IST

Passions run high ahead of Hong Kong debate on China-vetted democracy plan

More than a thousand people converged on Hong Kong`s Legislative Council early on Wednesday before lawmakers debate a Beijing-backed electoral reform plan that could trigger fresh protests in the Chinese-controlled city.

Jun 17, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Two top China graft suspects sick, may not be tried: Sources

Two former senior Chinese officials subject to graft probes are sick and may not be able to stand trial, sources with ties to the leadership said, possibly sparing the Communist Party the embarrassment of having more of its secrets exposed in public.

Jun 12, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

China detains nine for spreading rumours about the military

Chinese authorities have detained nine people for spreading rumours on the Internet that several military officers were involved in protests and for damaging the military`s image, the military`s official newspaper said on Friday.

Jun 12, 2015, 09:07 AM IST

China`s former security chief Zhou Yongkang jailed for life at secret trial

 Former Chinese security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest ranking ex-official to be investigated for corruption in decades, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison on charges of bribery, abuse of power and leaking state secrets, state media said.

Jun 11, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

China military stresses Party control in face of "liberal" enemies

China`s military said on Sunday it must be governed by the ruling Communist Party and not succumb to "liberal" voices who wish to challenge the party`s control.

Jun 07, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China next week

Myanmar`s opposition leader and democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi will visit China next week, Beijing said Friday, amid cooling relations between the two countries.

Jun 05, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

US calls for official accounting of Tiananmen Square victims

 Demanding an official accounting of the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, the US today asked China to take steps to improve the human rights condition of its people, in particular ethnic and religious minorities including Tibetans.

Jun 04, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

China tells workplaces they must have Communist Party units

 China has passed a regulation ensuring government organisations and private companies have Communist Party units so that party policy can be implemented across society, the People`s Daily, the official party mouthpiece, said on Saturday. 

May 30, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

China detains artist for mocking leader Xi Jinping

Chinese police have detained an artist for creating an image of Communist leader Xi Jinping with a crinkled face and a moustache, according to a human rights group.

May 29, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

Chinese political enemy given funeral 50 years later

A funeral has finally been held for one of the Chinese Communist party`s early high-profile political targets nearly 50 years after he disappeared, but state-run media said Friday it was not a moment to reevaluate the past.

May 22, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

China paper slams Japan for lack of WW2 contrition

German contrition over World War Two stands in contrast to Japan`s failure to reflect on its past, the official newspaper of China`s ruling Communist Party said on Sunday, following war commemorations in Moscow.

May 10, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

China, Taiwan to seek cooperation as heads of ruling parties meet

The leader of Taiwan`s Nationalist Party will sit down with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday in the first meeting between the heads of the ruling parties in the two rival states in more than 60 years.

May 03, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

It's time for Left parties to join 'Janata Parivar': SP leader

Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Friday said Left parties should join the 'Janata Parivar' to fight capitalist forces that are being promoted by the BJP-led government at the Centre.

May 02, 2015, 01:12 AM IST

Vietnam PM attacks `barbarous US crimes` on war anniversary

Ho Chi Minh City; Vietnam`s premier on Thursday hit out at the "barbarous crimes" of its wartime American foe as the nation marked four decades since the fall of Saigon, an event that delivered a c

Apr 30, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

China says will hunt down serial bribers

Chinese authorities will hunt down individuals and organisations which engage in serial bribery, especially in cases which cause serious public anger or accidents, state media said on Wednesday, as the government takes on deep-rooted graft.

Apr 29, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

40 years later: Communism`s hollow victory in Vietnam

Forty years after it won the war, the Communist Party still rules Vietnam with an iron fist. But with crony capitalism, corruption and inequality now rife, many claim its victory was a hollow one.

Apr 28, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

GM of China's largest oil refiner under investigation

The general manager of China's largest oil refiner, Sinopec, has been placed under criminal investigation amid an ongoing crackdown on corruption.

Apr 27, 2015, 23:01 PM IST