In March, to oversee the fight against corruption, China’s parliament is expected to establish the National Supervision Commission.
Hong Kong’s legal chief Rimsky Yuen, who has been accused of using the law to clamp down on growing dissent, has left his job earlier than expected.
The term of Raul Castro, which was originally set to end in February, has now been extended to April 19.
China’s Communist Party has tightened cyber regulation in the past year, formalising new rules that require firms to store data locally and censor tools that allow users to subvert the Great Firewall.
At the height of his influence, Lu Wei, a colourful and often brash official by Chinese standards, was seen as emblematic of China’s increasingly pervasive internet controls.
Some Cubans hope the handover of power from the leaders of the 1959 revolution to a new generation will bring more political openness.
“Chairman Mao’s authority was built from a long and arduous struggle. Xi’s power came from the bureaucracy in a time of peace. The history is totally different.”
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s vast “Belt and Road” infrastructure project was unexpectedly included in the ruling Communist Party’s constitution on Tuesday, giving it greater policy heft and added pressure to succeed.
Recent events in the state show how easily social coalitions, which have been the hallmark of Bengal society for decades, can break down, with class-based issues being relegated.
In addition, Zhang took gifts, including money, abused his power and had “abnormal sexual relations with others,” an anti-graft watchdog’s statement said.
Chen Miner was made Communist Party boss in Chongqing, cementing his reputation as the president’s favourite before leadership reshuffle at a key party congress in the autumn.
The demonstrations came a day after the environment ministry said Formosa’s steel mill had met the conditions to start test runs after addressing 52 out of 53 violations.
The underwater drone was seized by Chinese authorities on Thursday. Beijing state media has been reporting that China considers it a part of surveillance in the South China Sea by the US.
“It is understood that China and the US are using military channels to appropriately handle this issue,” says China’s Foreign Ministry.
Xi Jinping’s remarks echoed comments he made in Beijing last week when he said China will never allow any part of its territory to break off.
Syrian writer and activist Yassin al-Haj Saleh voices his criticism of an international consensus that has come to see the Syrian conflict in Bashar al-Assad’s terms – as a fight against terrorism.
Joshua Wong, a student leader who rose to fame at the age of 15 for forcing the Hong Kong government to shelve a pro-China national education scheme in schools, appears in a video released on August 1 by the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, with a caption that says “American-led Western power”.
Draft rules released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs on Monday demand that NGOs publicise specific information like funding and membership or face being banned.
Editorials in the influential Global Times newspaper appear ahead of a July 12 international court ruling on competing claims in the South China Sea.
Based on principles of democratic decision making and egalitarian redistribution, the Uralungal Cooperative is proof that efficiency isn’t exclusively linked to capitalist production.
Like many love affairs, the one between China and Pakistan is made of unrealistic expectations – mostly among Pakistanis – and a hard-nosed pursuit of strategic goals and political and economic objective — mostly by the Chinese.
Tsai Ing-wen pledged to abide by the constitution of the Republic of China, Taiwan’s formal name, and promised to safeguard the island’s sovereignty and territory.
The prime minister’s assertions about Kerala are factually incorrect and objectionable, but the protestors also need to introspect about why being compared to an African country makes them so angry.
In the past two election cycles, the CP increased its vote from about 12 to 20%, and could be set to make major gains this time around.
Rules announced last May bar spouses and children of senior officials from registering individual businesses or partnerships, investing in non-listed enterprises or registering a business overseas and doing business back in China.
Former bureaucrat and legislator Nguyễn Xuân Phúc succeeds Nguyễn Tấn Dũng as the new prime minister.