China's leaders have eulogized the late Jiang Zemin as a loyal Marxist-Leninist who oversaw their country's rapid economic rise while maintaining rigid Communist Party control over society.
One would have to go back hundreds of years to find a monarch who reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II.
Street protests that broke out in several Chinese cities over the weekend may have come as a surprise, but the ruling Communist Party has been preparing for this moment for years, decades even.
More Chinese cities are easing anti-virus restrictions and police are patrolling their streets as the government tries to defuse public anger over some of the world’s most stringent COVID measures.
With his death, former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin leaves behind a very different China than the one he tried to shape.
State media report former Chinese President Jiang Zemin has died at age 96.
Xi Jinping is primed to receive a third five-year term as head of China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday.
On the eve of the opening of a key Chinese Communist Party congress, party leader, head of state and commander of the armed forces Xi Jinping has given no indication of stepping away from power or anointing a successor.
In 1997, Beijing grumbled but swallowed its irritation when then-Speaker Newt Gingrich of the U.S. House of Representatives visited Taiwan.
Hong Kong has marked the 25th anniversary of its handover from British to Chinese rule.