Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicChinese Communist Party

Topic: Chinese Communist Party

Historic Chinese resolution whitewashes Mao legacy, puts Xi Jinping at centre stage

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

SubscriberWrites: China’s recent crackdowns attempt to control its experiment with socialism and capitalism

President Xi's recent public statements and actions indicate that China is pivoting away from a free-market economy to a more governed way of dictating the market forces.

A new book exposes China’s hidden corruption. Xi’s family and CCP have a lot to answer

Xi Jinping's tight control over media and dwindling access of foreign journalists to Chinese leaders has made it difficult to report on corruption at the highest levels of CCP.

Xi Jinping’s CCP is daring to go where even Taliban wouldn’t — separate kids from smartphones

CCP has issued a decree allowing kids no more than 3 hours of online gaming per week. The time freed will be used to revise Xi Jinping Thought, now part of school curriculum.

Alibaba and Kris Wu, the faces of China’s new #MeToo movement. But politics has final say

The differences in response to Kris Wu and Alibaba cases shed light on the Chinese Communist Party’s growing discontentment with celebrity culture.

How Xi’s China did a nationalist song & dance to mark CCP centenary and attract the youth

The CCP's centenary celebration was all over Chinese social and mainstream media platforms. Xi Jinping experienced a peasant's life and his party made inroads into younger groups.

When will China rule the world? Maybe never

Unfortunately for Beijing — and in contrast to choreographed celebrations of Communist Party's 100th anniversary — not all the factors of future growth are under their control.

China never bullied any country, won’t allow others to bully us: Xi Jinping at CPC centenary

Sounding a warning note, Chinese President Xi Jinping said if anyone attempts to oppress or bully China, they will find themselves on 'a collision course with a great wall of steel'.

Uyghur village official, Korean war hero, actor among first recipients of CCP’s highest honour

Xi Jinping awarded the July 1 medal, the CCP's highest honour, to 29 party members. Among them was also a top forensic police officer and a soldier who died in last year's Ladakh clash.

China’s top two leaders have doctoral degrees. In CCP, education also decides political power

Mao’s Cultural Revolution disrupted education of the Chinese youth but Deng’s reforms led to hiring of educated ministers, a trend that has evolved in Xi’s era.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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