Communist Party

China's media enables tyranny and corruption

<b>(CNN) —</b> I can count myself lucky that when the Chinese secret police arrested me for reporting on worker strikes and branded me a spy, all they did was deport me. It was June 3, 2002, and I was filming a worker protest undercover for a PBS documentary. As I interviewed a laid-off worker, I was …

Opinion

America’s long history of meddling in other countries’ elections

Last week, Theresa May accused Russia of “meddling in elections” and trying to “undermine free societies”.<p>The remarks followed Donald Trump’s defence …

UK News

'Bloody' video game will get socialist makeover for China

One of the world's hottest video games will get a socialist makeover before going on sale in China.<p>Chinese tech giant Tencent (TCEHY) has announced plans to distribute PlayerUnknown's "Battlegrounds" in its home market after modifying the violent game to comply with "socialist core values."<p>The …

China

Chinese Communist Paper Slams Q&A Apps for Giving Easy Answers

China’s most influential government newspaper is turning its gaze to Quora-like platforms that aim to answer users’ questions -- sometimes for a …

China

Palace: Members of Left's 'legal fronts' can be arrested for 'conspiracy' with NPA

MANILA - Malacañang on Thursday said there is legal basis for President Rodrigo Duterte's threat to arrest members of the communist movement's "legal …

Philippines

China’s New Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere

China is following the same path to regional hegemony that Japan did in the 1930s.<p>A few weeks ago, Chinese president Xi Jinping offered a …

Conservative View

Duterte To Mining Companies: Stop Supporting NPA Financially or I Will Close You Down

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday (November 21) issued a stern warning to mining companies who allegedly finance the communist …

Asia

Joma slams Duterte after peace talks called off

MANILA - Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison on Thursday accused his former student, President Rodrigo Duterte, of …

Philippines

Skype joins list of apps on China blacklist

Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet tools on China’s blacklist, disappearing from download stores with Apple saying …

China

China Isn't Winning the Race for Space

Even as NASA stumbles, private U.S. companies are taking the lead in exploration.<p>By the middle of the century, nuclear-powered Chinese shuttles will regularly ply interplanetary space, carrying workers between mining colonies on distant planets and asteroids. If that, like much else published on …

Scientific Research

China's Former ‘Internet Czar' Ensnared in Xi's Corruption Fight

China’s former top internet regulator became the first senior official put under investigation for corruption since President Xi Jinping secured a …

China

Jimmy Carter once sent launch codes to the cleaner, and other scary tales of the ‘nuclear football’

Getting to know the president’s mobile missile command center<p>In the spring of 1988, President Ronald Reagan made a historic trip to Moscow to meet …

Culture

China's former internet czar faces corruption probe

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China's former internet czar has become the latest senior official caught in President Xi Jinping's massive anti-corruption dragnet.<p>Lu Wei, who headed the country's powerful cyber administration until June 2016, was placed "under investigation for suspected serious violations of …

China

Cold Winter - China’s Envoy to Pyongyang Leaves Without Results

North Korea’s steady drumbeat of missile launches and provocations kept relations with China and the United States tense for most of the year. …

North Korea

CPI(M) leader Kamalamma dead

Nonagenarian Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Digumarthy Kamalamma, who played a pivotal role in the combined Communist Party movement, died …

CPI

Chinese garments firm scraps micro lending plan amid crackdown

BEIJING (Reuters) - Zhejiang Busen Garments Co <002569.SZ>, one of the largest men's brand wear companies in China, said on Wednesday it has dropped a plan to set up a micro loan company following the latest policy move to tighten supervision of the sector.<p>Busen is the first listed company to …

Business

China widens personality cult around 'unrivaled helmsman' Xi

1 / 9<p>In this Nov. 3, 2013, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, talks with local villagers and cadres at …

China

Few tears in China as old friend Mugabe ousted in Zimbabwe

BEIJING: China is shedding few tears over the ousting of its old friend Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe, fed up with the ruinous state of its …

China

Vatican and China to Heal Six-Decade-Long Diplomatic Rift with ‘Harmonious’ Exhibitions

Art World<p>Soft diplomacy between the two countries starts off with an exchange of art.<p>,<p>China and the Holy See announced plans for two joint …

China

China's former internet czar Lu Wei now under investigation for corruption

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. The man that was once in charge of China's internet is now under investigation for alleged corruption.<p>Lu Wei, 57, was …

China

The Architect of China’s Great Firewall Caught in Anti-Corruption Net

Lu Wei, the once powerful director of China’s top internet regulator, is being investigated for alleged ‘serious violations of discipline,’ party agency announces<p>BEIJING—Lu Wei, a propaganda officer for China’s Communist Party who in recent years personified its effort to shape the global internet, …

China

China Is Stepping Up the Fight Against Its Mountain of Debt

China’s drive to reduce its debt burden has shifted into a higher gear following the Communist Party’s twice-a-decade congress in October.<p>Regulators …

Economy

Mark Zuckerberg is no longer king of social. Meet 'Pony' Ma

He's one of China's richest men -- THE richest, according to some rankings -- with a net worth of roughly $42 billion.<p>His business interests range from social media to artificial intelligence, and his company has invested in Snapchat and Tesla. The latest news: The tech giant he founded is more …

News (U.S.)

Powerful Party Reform Group Makes Intellectual Property, Clean Water Priorities

A powerful Communist Party group driving China’s reform push says protecting intellectual property rights, fighting water pollution and training more …

News (China)

The Big Picture: Black Women Activists and the FBI

According to a recently leaked FBI report, the agency is now watching a new group they have labeled “Black Identity Extremists.” These “BIE” groups, …

Surveillance

Kerala violence is targetted at CPI(M) to create atmosphere that helps BJP through central intervention: Prakash Karat

Written by Jipson John , Jitheesh PM |<p>Former CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat. (Photo by ‘Kenz Ul Munner’)<p>VIDEO: Delhi security guard foils …

Democracy

Raúl Castro: Will he stay in power in Cuba or retire?

Cuban leader Raúl Castro’s successor will face a perfect storm of challenges starting with blustery winds coming from President Donald Trump’s White …

Cuba

Jiang Tianyong: Chinese rights lawyer sentenced to two years in prison

Rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong has been handed a two-year jail term on the charge of "inciting subversion of state power." The verdict is the latest in …

China

China’s internet regulator denounces ex-boss facing graft probe

China’s internet regulator has denounced its former boss, Lu Wei, who is under investigation for alleged corruption.<p>The Cyberspace Administration of …

China

Some senators back Duterte plan to tag NPA a terror group

Several senators on Monday expressed support for President Rodrigo Duterte's plan to classify the New People's Army (NPA) as a terrorist group, …

Philippines