French Communist Party (PCF) member of parliament Marie-George Buffet (C) listens to a CGT unionist speaking during a demonstration in front of the National Assembly on May 22, 2013 in Paris, to protest against a draft law by the French government for higher education.
is in line with the call of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines to intensify tactical offensives in order to seize more weapons and create more units of the People’s Army.
We've heard this morning that some people from the Communist Party are saying: 'We made a mistake letting Chen go to the US, we should have beaten him to death last year'
Only if the Communist Party keeps improving the quality and ability of its members can it ensure lasting ruleMore quotes »
Foreign investors to China's Xi: Cut the red tape
economy, drawing a commitment to create a more level playing field.In a rare audience with the head of the Communist Party , executives from Pepsico , Samsung Group, Volvo Group and more than a dozen other companies -- from agri-businesses to finance -- traded Read more »
Chile seeking answers in death of poet Neruda
invariably have to seek other labs."Ravanal also said that Chile lacks expertise in analyzing bone remains.Chilean Communist Party lawyer Eduardo Contreras, who is overseeing the exhumation, said he was disappointed that outside experts were not allowed."There's Read more »
Catholics look to next pope to improve China ties
love," read the letter, released last week by the Holy See.China and the Vatican have no diplomatic ties, and the ruling Communist Party forced Chinese Catholics to sever ties with the Holy See in the 1950s. The two decades that followed saw churches closed Read more »
China wrestles with cost of cleaner environment
No change is expected at the National People's Congress, which will be dominated by the installation of a new Cabinet under Communist Party leaders who took power in November. But the meeting offers a platform to try to appease the public by discussing possible Read more »
Cuba's Diaz-Canel rose gradually to No. 2 post
but meteoric.Miguel Diaz-Canel has spent 30 years gradually paying his dues behind the scenes, earning a reputation as a Communist Party loyalist and rising through the ranks to a succession of ever-higher posts."He is not an upstart or improvised," President Read more »
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Free China: The Courage to Believe: Film Review
faithful but will have serious trouble reaching the wider public whose opinion it hopes to sway. Jennifer Zeng, a former Communist Party member, and Dr. Charles Lee, a Chinese-American businessman, both saw their fathers persecuted by the Party. Years later, 5/23/13 from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
may have been perfect in Moldova since 2009, but at least the narrative seemed right. Eastern Europe’s only ruling Communist Party fell from government. The changeover was mythologised as the ‘Twitter Revolution’ – a precursor of the ‘Arab Spring’ and ‘Moscow 5/23/13 from openDemocracy Read more »
Report Hits Out At China's Black Jails, Self-Immolations
ruling Communist Party kept up a "stranglehold" on dissidents and rights activists last year, subjecting thousands to arbitrary detention in labor camps and unofficial "black jails," while the rate of self-immolations among Tibetans continued to rise amid 5/23/13 from Radio Free Asia Read more »
North Korea Willing to Take China's Advice to Start Talks
Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported that envoy Choe Ryong Hae made that remark to a high-ranking member of China's Communist Party, Liu Yunshan, during talks in Beijing Thursday. Liu told Choe that China hopes all sides work to denuclearize the Korean 5/23/13 from Voice of America Read more »
Swazi activists accuse SA of collusion
South Africa's diplomatic mission, of handing the names of activists over to the absolute monarchy's security services. The Communist Party of Swaziland said members attending a meeting with the South African high commissioner in Mbabane, found police waiting 5/23/13 from News24 Read more »