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2012-12-29 10:42:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A new law passed by the Chinese government on Friday will require residents to register their names when signing up for Internet and telephone services, a move experts claim will strengthen the Beijing Communist Party regime's control over the nation's 550 million web users. The new regulations were ratified by the Standing Committee of the National People´s Congress and will require individuals to provide their real...

2011-07-11 13:37:00

End CCP's 12-Year Persecution of Falun Gong Thursday, July 14, 12:00 p.m. -- 1:30 p.m. West Terrace Lawn, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following alert was released today by Falun Dafa Information Center: What: Public rally calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong in China, and celebrate the Chinese citizens who are taking a peaceful stand by rejecting the violence and inequity of Communist Party rule. When:...

2008-09-29 06:00:25

By Jim Yardley and David Barboza Barely a month ago, China's staging of the Beijing Olympics demonstrated how the Communist Party could mobilize its authoritarian political system. But the international scandal unfolding over China's contaminated dairy products is demonstrating, again, the weaknesses of that system. In recent days, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has apologized for a scandal that has sickened 53,000 children, killed at least three and devastated China's dairy industry, which...

2008-09-15 06:00:29

By Keith Bradsher The governor and deputy governor of Shanxi Province lost their jobs Sunday after at least 254 villagers were killed when their homes were engulfed in a cascade of muddy iron ore waste from the reservoir of an unlicensed mine. The removal of two top officials in the province in north- central China, which was announced by the Xinhua news agency, was the latest sign that the authorities in Beijing were assigning personal responsibility to high-ranking members of the...

2008-09-04 12:00:22

Dr. Ngai Nguyen, the Vice General Secretary of the Democratic Party of Vietnam (DPV), today released the following Proclamation which highlights the principles and priorities of the primary opposition to the communist party in Vietnam. PROCLAMATION THE POLITICAL VIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF VIETNAM (DPV) The Democratic Party of Vietnam hereby solemnly acclaims: 1. Since its re-activation on the First of June 2006, the Democratic Party of Vietnam is a political party of the Vietnamese...

2008-08-25 09:00:42

By Jim Yardley What now for China? The Olympic closing ceremony on Sunday ended not just the Beijing Games but also nearly a decade in which the ruling Communist Party had made the Olympics an organizing principle in national life. Almost nothing has superseded the Olympics as a political priority in China. But the close of the Games now means the opening of a new, still undefined, post-Olympic era in China. With China earning praise for its staging of the Games and criticism for its...

2008-08-23 00:00:27

By Clifford Coonan Clear blue skies. A shiny, fast-moving new city. The warm applause of a global audience. And a fantastic haul of gold medals to boot. The Communist Party will be very happy this weekend when the closing festivities of the Beijing Olympic Games mark, as predicted, China's re-emergence as a global superpower. China is a country where very often you can say one thing and the opposite is also true, and in line with this dictum, it's been an Olympics of opposites. On the one...

2008-08-20 09:00:28

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Beijing, Aug. 20 Kyodo - Former Communist Party chief Hua Guofeng, who was the successor to Mao Zedong as China's paramount leader, has died in Beijing, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday. He was 87. The report did not mention the cause of death. A month after Mao died in September 1976, Hua, as the first vice- chairman of the party, and premier, played a major role in arresting the so-called Gang of Four who...

2006-08-03 11:36:54

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's Communist Party on Thursday stressed it would stay in control no matter what happened to convalescent leader Fidel Castro, but failed to clear up doubts over who is in charge of the island. In a typically cryptic message analysts said was designed to dispel fears of a disorderly transition of power, the main Communist newspaper Granma printed part of an old speech by Cuba's temporary leader, Castro's brother Raul. In the speech, delivered...

2006-08-03 08:16:17

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's Communist Party tried to quell fears of chaos on Thursday following the temporary surrender of power by the ailing Fidel Castro but failed to clear up doubts over who is in charge of the island. In a typically cryptic message, the main Communist Party newspaper Granma printed an old speech by Raul Castro, who took over island leadership on Monday, saying that his brother's only heir was the Communist Party itself. While the front page...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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