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It's party time in North Korea: Seven things to know about the upcoming congress of the Workers' Party

National Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
This event has been a forum to trumpet the importance of the party and sometimes to unveil major new policies. In 1982, Deng Xiaoping used the 12th congress of the Chinese Communist Party to put forward the idea of developing “socialism with Chinese ...

Vietnam, Laos Tackle South China Sea, Mekong in Bilateral Meeting

The Diplomat - ‎9 hours ago‎
... who clinched the post of Laos' Communist Party chief back in January before being appointed president on April 20 by the National Assembly, made his official visit to Vietnam, which had also just finished going through its quinquennial Party Congress.
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China's Two Sessions And What It Means for Businesses

The Holmes Report - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Fourth Session of the 12th National People's Congress (“NPC”) and the Fourth Session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (“CPPCC”) took place in March. Commonly known as the “two sessions”, the annual two-week-long ...
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Stocks hit 7-week low on pre-election jitters

Philippine Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
The PSEi fell to as low as 6,980.18, its lowest level since March 10 as the presidential frontrunner Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte continued to maintain a wide lead with only a week to go before the May 9 national elections. ... Pronouncement ...
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Over 9000 officials reprimanded in anti-graft drive in China

Daily News & Analysis - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Those punished, including four ministerial-level officials, were involved in 8,788 cases, the Communist Party of China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said in a report posted on its website on Tuesday. In March alone, 2,701 officials ...

The Revenge of Gordon Chang and the Coming Collapse of China?

Huffington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
In July of 2001, Gordon Chang predicted an inevitable meltdown of the Chinese Communist Party in his best-selling book The Coming Collapse of China. Since that time, China's ... In Chang's defense, he could not have anticipated the colossal blunder of ...

China Statistics Chief Pushes for Better Data on New Economy

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ning Jizhe said in a meeting with Beijing's mayor and top Communist Party official that it's challenging to accurately track new industries and business models, according to an article published by his agency, the National Bureau of Statistics ...
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China's war on groups that help the powerless

Washington Post - ‎May 1, 2016‎
After a months-long delay, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress approved the third draft of a bill that would put foreign NGOs under the thumb of the Ministry of Public Security, rather than the Ministry of Civil Affairs, which had ...

VIDEO: Vietnam's Socialist-Oriented Market Economy

Communist Party USA - ‎May 1, 2016‎
During a recent visit to Vietnam, People's World sat down with Bui The Giang, the Director General for Western Europe and North America Affairs for the Communist Party of Vietnam's Commission of External Relations. ... At that time, our leadership ...

Election, global worries drive PSEi to 7-wk low

The Manila Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
“Pronouncements alluding to a possible declaration of a revolutionary government, the abolition of Congress, and a negotiated coalition government with the CPP (Communist Party of the Philippines) under exiled Jose Maria Sison have struck the sensitive ...

Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania by Blendi Fevziu review – the People's Republic tyrant

The Guardian - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
It showed the opening ceremony of a Congress of the Union of Albanian Women. This consisted of a long line of women, queuing to be greeted by Hoxha.

Spending hit for senior SAR affairs official

Hong Kong Standard (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... for sightseeing also regarded as breach of discipline. Three officials were sacked while others were slapped with disciplinary warnings.
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Chinese Idle Speculation Conceals A Global Industrial Threat

Seeking Alpha - ‎20 hours ago‎
China is worried about the "irrational" behaviour of Donald Trump in relation to trade, should he become president.

China's Tibetan Legislators Meet US Congress Minority Leader - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A delegation of China's Tibetan legislators headed by Qizhala (R, 2nd), deputy to China's National People's Congress and secretary of the Lhasa Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China, exchange views with experts of Brookings Institution, ...
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Fidel's last stand

The Economist - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
WHEN Fidel Castro made a brief appearance at the Cuban Communist Party's seventh congress on April 19th he was greeted with prolonged applause.
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China Gives Police Broad Powers Over Foreign Nonprofits

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... House National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said. The tenor and aim of the new law fits with a wide-ranging campaign under Mr. Xi to galvanize Chinese society against foreign ideologies and influence and to bolster support for Communist ...

Congress Takes On China's Propaganda Machine

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Overseas Chinese state-media broadcasting and paid newspaper inserts regularly contribute to perception management of the Chinese Communist Party's one-party rule and military operations. Recent maritime incidents and military exercises serve to divide ...

Connecting The Dots: Will China's Xi Stay The Course? – Analysis

Eurasia Review - ‎18 hours ago‎
Simply put, the public face that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership has heretofore presented to the world has developed visible cracks.
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After Uygur leader, Chinese dissidents denied Indian visa to attend democracy event

Phayul - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
DHARAMSHALA, April 30: Following the revoking of visa to Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa hours before he was to travel to Dharamshala, the exile headquarters of the Tibetan government in exile, reports are appearing of Chinese activists based outside China ...

Vietnam's Political Transition: Economic Implications

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Trong has long been suspected of being at odds over foreign and economic policy with the western-oriented Dung, and is known to be a member of the ideological old-guard of the ruling Communist Party. During a speech in January, he set the tone for the ...