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Communits Party of China revises its promotion regulations

Leng Shumei for Global Times March 21, 2019

Communits Party of China revises its promotion regulations

The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee revised its regulations on the selection and appointment of Party and government officials for the first time in five years, a move that experts say is aimed at building a more scientific and flexible system to help the CPC select...more

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to boost EU ties

Yang Sheng for Global Times March 20, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to boost EU ties

Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Italy, Monaco and France from March 21 to 26, as the US puts pressure on its EU allies to help contain China, with experts saying European countries should make pragmatic and independent decisions when dealing with China to achieve win-win cooperation....more

Universities respond actively after President Xi stresses ideological and political theory courses

Leng Shumei and Xu Keyue for Global Times March 20, 2019

Universities respond actively after President Xi stresses ideological and political theory courses

Beijing. Universities across China have positively responded to remarks made by President Xi Jinping at a Monday symposium in Beijing, where he stressed efforts to implement the Party's education policy and the kind of ideological education the country needs and should promote. Efforts should be made to foster...more

Transparency defines China’s election system

Left Review Online March 15, 2019

Transparency defines China’s election system

GT: How should we understand China's democratic politics from the perspective of the two sessions? What are the differences between Chinese and Western democracy? Crook: Here in Beijing we're in the midst of the two sessions, a few thousand people deliberating on matters of great importance, affecting the...more

Party’s new circular brings hope of end to formalism and red tape

Xie Wenting & Liu Caiyu for Global Times March 14, 2019

Party’s new circular brings hope of end to formalism and red tape

Exhausted by red tape and "formality for formality's sake"? Tired of shouting slogans and writing meaningless reports? For China's grassroots officials, a "gift pack" sent to them on Monday night might mean an end to these headaches. Listing a series of measures, the General Office of the Communist...more

If Europe continues to indulge US follies, nobody benefits: Global Times

Left Review Online March 11, 2019

If Europe continues to indulge US follies, nobody benefits: Global Times

According to a Financial Times report on Wednesday, Italy is set to formally endorse the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Although Italy is said to be still negotiating a preliminary deal with China, Washington cannot wait to make a stand against it. The Financial Times report said...more