Overnight, Chinese people found themselves classed as “aliens” in India, which for some was the only country they’d ever known. But worse, many were detained for up to five years.
Xi is now the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong.
A scholar of philosophy and foreign policy explains why Cardinal Zen poses a threat to the Chinese Communist Party as a competing source of political authority.
Strikes in the British colony 100 years ago were to provide the first flourishing of militancy that would bloom into full-scale revolution in China.
Richard Nixon’s visit sparked a new era of collaboration but now the relationship between US and China is beginning to unravel.
New school textbooks in China focus less on the Chinese Communist Party and more on its figurehead Xi Jinping. The growing cultivation of a personality cult is reminiscent of the days of Mao Zedong.
It is reasonable to assume Xi has close supporters within the party leadership. However, they are not as visible, for the most part, as was the case for Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping.
History will weigh heavily on the meeting in Beijing this week, which will affirm the Chinese president’s power and outline the political agenda for the coming years.
Observers have been comparing Xi Jinping to Mao Zedong. But the country was very different in Mao’s day.
President Xi Jinping’s nationalist agenda includes supporting traditional Chinese religious beliefs and practices – as long as their leaders support the Chinese Communist Party.
China’s staggering growth over the past 40 years is due to the force of personality and risk-taking of a man who stood barely 1.5m tall.
As it celebrates it’s 100th birthday, the Chinese ruling party’s latest programme of education aims to harness the power of youth in its own interests.
The CCP has little to celebrate in terms of what it has done for China. Its chief achievement has been staying in power for as long as it has.
A scholar of global relations says China seems worried about its future. Meanwhile, the US and Europe still treat China as a threat. The clash of world views could be destabilizing.
New research shows China’s claim to have eradicated this parasitic disease in the 1950s were false, and part of a big cover up.
As China recovers, its success in containing COVID-19 is being put down to the devotion and solidarity of the people.
The Chinese Communist Party has long used healthcare as part of its propaganda operation.
The Chinese model of peace differs fundamentally from that pursued by western nations.
Hong Kong protesters deeply identify with nature, a reference to the current environmental crisis but also a fluid conception of collective action that is inscribed in ancient Chinese tradition.
What role does Marxist theory about the state play in modern China?