China’s Xi Jingping becomes MORE POWERFUL than Donald Trump as balance of power shifts

The Congress is used to decide the party’s five-year plan for policy (Getty)

 

CHINESE President Xi Jinping could leave the Communist Party Congress this week with as much power as the People’s Republic’s founder Chairman Mao and even more than US President Donald Trump, analysts have claimed.

In a three and a half hour speech to the Congress, he said he would build the nation as a “modern socialist country” and refuse to use the political systems of other countries. Continue reading

China orders academics to push Communist doctrine online

Chinese academics will be required to promote Communist party doctrine on the Internet, state-run media said Thursday, with promotions dependent on their ability to guide political discussions online.

New guidelines from the country’s education ministry call on teachers of political doctrine to promote “core socialist values” on social media, the state-run Global Times said. Continue reading