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Can the Chinese president be impeached?

Yes, Article 63 Article 63 The National People’s Congress shall have the power to remove from office the following personnel: (1) the president and the vice president of the People’s Republic of ...
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Are there ethnically non-Chinese members of the CCP right now?

Some definitely exist, but they're few and far between. One that comes to mind is Li Yizu, a geologist of Caucasian descent. He was adopted by Han Chinese parents and brought up in Beijing. According ...
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What is the CPC's intention behind expansionism?

From the Pacific Council on International Policy: Since assuming power in 2012, President Xi Jinping has clearly articulated his vision of the “Chinese dream” which seeks to achieve the “great ...
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Why is quitting the Chinese Army punishable?

China is not doing anything different than almost every other country in the world here. The ultimate responsibility of any military organization of a sovereign state is to conduct warfare as directed ...
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What is the relationship between Confucianism and the Chinese Government?

There are quite a lot of "Confuscianism" in China. But the first thing you need to know is that Confuscianism is not a religion, but a theory of how to live, study, work, and you can say it ...
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Any acknowledged opposition whatsoever to Xi as a potential candidate for party leader this October? Any others publicly discussed?

Within the Chinese Communist Party, there have always been two factions: the reformists and the conservatives. Xi Jinping is the representative of the conservative faction of the Communist Party. As ...
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How does the CCP insure fair ethnic representation within the CCP?

There are at least two ways that ethnic minorities receive preferential treatment for government positions: A certain proportion of seats in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee are ...
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What is the point of TikTok congress hearing when most of the lawmakers believe CCP can have full control of TikTok?

I didn't watch the hearing myself, but at least some of the press has presented it as Chew often stalled, repeated a set of scripted talking points, and avoided giving direct answers. He maintained ...
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How are members of the Communist Party of China assessed for promotion?

I am sure there is a healthy share of insider’s politics, especially when considering the common purges in the name of ‘eradicating corruption’ taken to a whole new level by Xi Jinping but to a lesser ...
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Has the 1-party rule of PRC helped them to keep the most historical China in one piece?

You can have democracies that respect states leaving, e.g. UK/Scotland, and then you can have democracies not allowing it. E.g. USA (Like the civil war)
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Why is quitting the Chinese Army punishable?

Since the media is heavily controlled by the government - we can't really be sure at what point he was in his training, or indeed any of the facts of the case (at least not without a forensic analysis ...
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What is the CPC's intention behind expansionism?

Geostrategic vulnerability In a paper titled Why China attacks: China’s geostrategic vulnerability and its military intervention, the author hypothesised four points: Hypothesis #1: If a crucial ...
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What is the CPC's intention behind expansionism?

The C.C.P.'s intentions can be considered both from general and specific angles: In a general sense, their goal is to maximize the the influence of the party. This is achieved through the same ...
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What are the responsibities of the party secretary in China?

党委书记是党的各级委员会书记的简称,是党的各级委员会的主要负责人。 主要负责党委全面工作,主持召集党委会议和党员(党员代表)大会。 (The party committee secretary is the abbreviation of the secretary of the party committees at all levels and is the main person in ...
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What is the point of TikTok congress hearing when most of the lawmakers believe CCP can have full control of TikTok?

Public Congressional hearings are nothing but spectacles for voters masked as a serious inquiry. Nothing ever comes out of them besides hours of video footage, as Congressmen don't need these hearings ...
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Which factions in Chinese politics are pushing for more hawkish/dovish post-COVID international policy?

An interesting article in the Guardian today gives the point of view of a woman, Cai Xia, who was until recently an insider of the CCP. Her interview is probably not an objective and complete picture, ...
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