China’s Xi Jinping moves for a third term in office

China's leader Xi Jinping appears to be laying the foundation for a third term in power as top officials of the all-powerful Communist Party meet this week in Beijing. The official Xinhua News Agency said president and party General Secretary Xi issued a draft resolution on the party’s “major achievements and historical experience” at the … Continue reading China’s Xi Jinping moves for a third term in office

China’s most famous actress indicted for tax evasion

    Fan Bingbing, China’s most popular actress who disappeared into thin air since June and resurfaced this October, was wanted for tax evasion amounting to $97m, the Chinese tax authorities said. Her mystery disappearance from Hollywood and unexpected emergence into global spotlight is believed to be an act propelled by the long arms of … Continue reading China’s most famous actress indicted for tax evasion

Chinese President Xi Jinping Assumes Direct Control Over Military.

China's most powerful leader President Xi has assumed a more direct control over the military with the new title of Commander-in-Chief of its Joint Operations Command Center, reports have confirmed. He appeared publicly for the first time in camouflage battle dress wearing the joint center's insignia. Xi is also leading the ruling Communist Party and assumes … Continue reading Chinese President Xi Jinping Assumes Direct Control Over Military.