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US Vice President Mike Pence addresses the Hudson Institute on the administration's policy towards China in Washington, DC, on October 4, 2018. - Pence on Thursday accused China of seeking a change of power in the White House, stepping up allegations of electoral interference. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) …

Chinese State Media Campaign Rages Against ‘Emotional’ Mike Pence

Chinese English-language state publications continued to publish screeds attacking Mike Pence over a week after the vice president issued an address at the Hudson Institute warning of an unprecedented onslaught against America on the part of Beijing.

This photo taken on December 24, 2014 shows the choir of an underground church singing at a Christmas Eve service at an apartment in Beijing. China is now home to an estimated 70 million Christians, according to a 2011 survey by the Pew Research Center, as people search for a …

China Communist Party Reasserts Absolute Control over Religion

The Communist Party will retain absolute control over religious activities in China, wrote Beijing’s religion czar in a Communist Party journal this week, in the midst of talks with the Vatican to reestablish diplomatic relations.

Communist Party candidate, businessman Pavel Grudinin shows his presidential candidate certificate shortly after receiving it at the Central Election Commission in Moscow on January 12, 2018. Russia's presidential election is scheduled for March 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Communist Party Fields Surprise Candidate Against Putin

The Russian Communist Party decided to shake up its moribund image by registering a surprise candidate to run against Vladimir Putin for president: a relatively young and wealthy businessman with a sense of humor named Pavel Grudinin.

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Having bested his rivals, Xi is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins …

Chinese President Xi Jinping Vows to Build ‘World-Class Military’ by 2050

Speaking at China’s 19th Communist Party Congress, President Xi Jinping vowed to continue modernizing and expanding its armed forces, with the goal of completing modernization by 2035 and achieving a “world-class military by 2050 that can fight and win wars across all theaters.”

This picture taken on October 10, 2017 shows a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping at an exhibition showcasing China's progress in the past five years at the Beijing Exhibition Center. China's police and censorship organs have kicked into high gear to ensure that the party's week-long, twice-a-decade congress goes …

‘Xi Jinping Thought’ to Dominate Chinese Communist Party Congress

China’s 19th Communist Party Congress, an event held every five years, is expected to consolidate President Xi Jinping’s power for years to come. Xi’s allies will be promoted, his adversaries will be chastised, and “Xi Jinping Thought” will be impressed upon China’s future.

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Billionaire Guo Wengui Asks U.S. for Asylum After Accusing Top Chinese Officials of Corruption

Billionaire real estate mogul Guo Wengui is currently visiting the United States on a tourist visa, but he decided he would like to stay a little longer after top officials back in his homeland declared him an enemy of the Communist regime. Guo applied for asylum in the United States this week, while the Chinese government has filed notices with Interpol seeking his arrest on charges of corruption and rape.

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China Launches Campaign to Impose Mandarin on Language Minorities Nationwide

The Chinese government has announced a new policy initiative to impose Mandarin on all regions of China, including many where the majority of the population have their own mother tongues. The edict also claimed the government would take measures to protect languages in danger of extinction.

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Chinese ‘Catholic Church’ Asserts Break with Rome

The Chinese Communist party has proclaimed the independence of the nationalized Catholic church from Rome, insisting that the church adhere to a program of “self-governance.” In a statement released after this week’s National Congress of Chinese Catholic Representatives in Beijing,