Behind every somber character that made it onto the Politburo Standing Committee in the Chinese Communist Party’s recent leadership shakeup, there lies a story of intrigue [...]
More than two thousand residents in China’s Hunan Province signed an appeal for the release of a detained practitioner of Falun Gong in the largest show of public support [...]
In the weeks leading up to the 18th Party Congress, Xi Jinping, China’s new Communist Party leader, said that political reform should move forward at a faster pace. Now that [...]
With a daring move outgoing head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Hu Jintao has sought to succeed in what had eluded him for 10 years: freezing former Party head Jiang [...]
The new membership of the Politburo Standing Committee augurs poorly for the chance for reform. Politburo members known to favor reform were not appointed, and several of [...]
An online poll shows that the Chinese people yearn for political reform, first of all. Economic developments comes in fourth place.
Mao Zedong’s former secretary, Li Rui, says the Party's committee that oversees law enforcement should be abolished.
The matter of who controls the PLAC is a crucial one for the CCP. The Party spends $110 billion on domestic security, more than the amount spent on national defense.
Outgoing Party leader Hu Jintao was at the height of his power and appeared to be ready to prevail over his longtime antagonist Jiang Zemin. But rather than take down [...]
A Chinese blogger was disappeared after joking about the Communist Party's recently concluded leadership conclave.