Organisation: Communist Party
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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The world consumption of oil is set for its first fall in a decade, as global investors continue to focus on the coronavirus outbreak and whether or not it will derail the world economy this year.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020
There was a whiff of desperation about the abuse heaped on Sinn Féin and its economic plan by Simon Coveney and Paschal Donohoe, their denunciations echoing around the City Assembly rooms yesterday morning.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
Hong Kong's streets turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road. Organisers said at least 1.7 million participated.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Hong Kong police have used tear gas to disperse protesters outside a police station, hours after flights resumed at the city’s airport following two days of disruption that descended into clashes between demonstrators and officers.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of disruption marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
While science and technology have vastly improved human lives, they have also given certain visionaries the means to transform entire societies from above, writes.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
Australia’s government has joined Ireland, Britain and Japan in putting out a Hong Kong travel warning.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
A ruling Chinese Communist Party newspaper has taken a hard line against pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, saying demonstrators who broke into the local legislature showed their "arrogance" and had no regard for the rule of law.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
Expressions of ‘deep sorrow and regret’ are unlikely to be enough to save embattled Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, writeand .
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
explores the controversial plan to allow extraditions from Hong Kong to mainland China which has a deeply flawed justice system
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Hong Kong police have used tear gas, pepper spray and high-pressure water hoses against protesters who have massed outside government buildings.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
China’s digital system overtly seeks to monitor the behaviour of its 1.4bn people, writes
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019
The rise of pro-Putin parties in the recent Italian elections has again underlined how American leverage has waned in comparison, writes John Lloyd.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Xi Jinping has been reappointed as China's president with no limit on the number of terms he can ser
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
China's foreign ministry has accused the American and German embassies of interfering in its affairs after they objected to the prosecutions of an activist and a lawyer who handled sensitive cases.
Thu, 28 Dec, 2017
A prominent activist who calls himself the Ultra Vulgar Butcher for mocking and pressuring Chinese officials has been given an eight-year prison sentence for subversion.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
The UN’s human rights chief has said China’s Communist Party has taken a "hostile position" on the universality of human rights, and that "the rhetoric from the White House" is heading in the same direction.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
China has sent a high-level envoy to North Korea in a bid to improve relations after US President Donald Trump urged Beijing to pressure Pyongyang to end its nuclear weapons programme.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
China has taken what it called a major step toward opening up its financial industry, with a promise to ease limits on foreign ownership of banks and securities firms.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
The Catalans’ decision to declare independence showed contempt for democratic norms, writes Belgian MEP.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
The president’s increasing authoritarianism is unwise and will only foster dissent and protest in the long-term, says
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
China's Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has unveiled the line-up of the party's highest body who will rule alongside him as he embarks on a second five-year term as party leader.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
Chinese president Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
Chinese president Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress tomorrow.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
China is worried about a US missile defence system deployed in South Korea to head off an attack by the North. What is at stake, asks
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
China's president Xi Jinping has said there will be no tolerance for any acts seen as jeopardising stability and security.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
There is growing concern that Beijing was steadily eroding the "one country, two systems" principle put in place after it took control of the Asian financial hub.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
President Donald Trump has said he is restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted by Barack Obama's administration.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
A Chinese company that made shoes for Ivanka Trump has denied allegations of excessive overtime and low wages made by three activists who have been arrested or disappeared.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
China has granted preliminary approval for 38 new Trump trademarks, fuelling conflict of interest concerns and questions about whether President Donald Trump is receiving special treatment from the Chinese government.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2017
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
China has launched a renewed crackdown on golf, closing 111 courses and telling members of the ruling Communist Party to stay off the links in an effort to conserve water and land.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
China has said it is willing to have constructive dialogue with the Vatican - as long as its Catholics are loyal to Beijing and their religion is adapted to Chinese society.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
Tue, 27 Dec, 2016
China has said military officials are in contact with their American counterparts on "appropriately handling" the Chinese navy's seizure of a US Navy unmanned underwater glider, one of the most serious incidents between the forces in years.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Tourists who went to Havana for salsa music and mojitos ended up wandering through a city turned silent by nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Cuba has announced the launch of five days of nationwide military exercises to prepare troops to confront what the government calls "a range of enemy actions".
Wed, 09 Nov, 2016
More than 1,000 protesters walked and chanted in front of China's defence ministry today, the latest apparent demonstration by soldiers as the world's largest standing military modernises and downsizes.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Two of journalism’s most radical figures, Julian Assange and Nick Denton, have, for different reasons seen their power and influence in the modern world decline, writes.
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
A Chinese lawyer has been jailed for seven years in the third in a series of subversion trials demonstrating the ruling Communist Party's determination to silence independent human rights activists and government critics.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016