REPORT: Volume 1 Issue 22

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CCP Propaganda outlets noted the 2015 growth rate and positive influence of China’s cultural industry, praising firms that were able to fulfill their cultural responsibilities in line with Central Committee guidelines. This praise mirrors recent regulations that continue to tighten restrictions on Western values and culture. Mayor and acting Party secretary of Tianjin Municipality Huang Xingguo (黄兴国) is under investigation for suspected grave discipline violations. Huang served in Tianjin since 2003, and is a member of the CCP’s 18th Central Committee. CCP Politburo Standing Committee Member and Chairman of the CPPCC Yu Zhengsheng (俞正声) conducted an inspection tour … Continue reading REPORT: Volume 1 Issue 22

REPORT: Volume 1 Issue 21

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Xi Jinping presided over the 27th session of the Central Leading Small Group for Comprehensively Deepening Reform, where important opinions were deliberated and passed, including on the construction of a “green” financial system in order to achieve sustainable development. In an interview at the 22nd Shandong-Taiwan Economic & Trade Fair in Weifang City, Shandong Province, Taiwan Affairs Office Director Zhang Zhijun (张志军) emphasized the criticality of the “One China Principle” of the 1992 Consensus, arguing that it could not be construed to mean “Two Chinas” or “One China, One Taiwan.” The CCP Central Committee General Office published its … Continue reading REPORT: Volume 1 Issue 21