CPC to decide on third term for President Xi Jinping

China’s ruling Communist Party will hold its key conclave in November ahead of next year’s Congress which will pave the way for major leadership changes and a possible unprecedented third term for President Xi Jinping. Continue Reading

Xi Jinping pledges ‘reunification’ with Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday to complete reunification with self-ruled Taiwan and vowed to smash any attempts at formal independence for the island, taking a tough line on the 100th birthday of the ruling Communist Party. Continue Reading

Editorial: Online battlefield

China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently stepped down as China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, is one of the party’s most successful foot soldiers on this evolving online battlefield. Continue Reading

China bashes US over racism, inequality, pandemic response

China lashed out Wednesday at the US over racism, financial inequality and the federal government’s response to the coronavirus in an annual report that seeks to counter US accusations of human rights abuses by China’s ruling Communist Party. Continue Reading