A look back at seven decades of communist-ruled China

Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 29, 2019

A look back at seven decades of communist-ruled China

China will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Tuesday with flowers, speeches, performances and a massive military parade through central Beijing. The 70 years since the end of the civil war, in which the communists and Kuomintang fought to control territory vacated ...

China boosts government presence in Alibaba, private giants

Asia Pacific Sep 23, 2019

China boosts government presence in Alibaba, private giants

The government of one of China's top technology hubs is dispatching officials to 100 local corporations including e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding, the latest effort to exert greater influence over the country's massive private sector. Hangzhou, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, is assigning government ...