China Communist Party members exceed 82 mln

The number of Communist Party of China (CPC) members surpassed 82.6 million in 2011, up 2.9 percent year on year, official figures showed.

China's reform achievements contribute to world civilization

The great achievements made in China under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are a contribution to human civilization, the South African Communist Party (SACP) told Xinhua here on Monday.

The most beautiful mother: Wu Juping
The most beautiful mother: Wu Juping

Wu Juping, a female worker in Hangzhou, was called the "most beautiful mother" by netizens for saving a 2-year-old girl from falling down 10 floors without thinking of her own safety.

The young hero: Gong Qinghai
The young hero: Gong Qinghai

Gong Qinghai was responsible for designing and testing the guidance system of a modified model of the Long March CZ-2F rocket, which carried Shenzhou-8.

School is where the home is
School is where the home is

When she arrived at Zhaojia Elementary School on a recent rainy Sunday, Ma Lan apologized for wearing a pair of muddy boots.

Blog is his calling card
Blog is his calling card

It doesn't take a celebrity to attract half a million followers on a micro blog. Wang Yujing, a 32-year-old policeman, has not only gained popularity, but even helped save another policeman's life by circulating a post.

Work really is a pain for ticket seller
Work really is a pain for ticket seller

While on normal days Zhao Yuhua can sell about 1,200 tickets, that soars to as many as 3,000 as National Day approaches.

Measuring West China with feet
Measuring West China with feet

Looking like another blazing sun, Guo Jianhua stands in his fiery red uniform under the scorching sun to measure the sea level of a road near Urumqi county.

Organization chart of CPC central leadership

Organization chart of CPC central leadership

CPC quiz

When was the CPC founded?
On July 1, 1927
On July 1, 1921
Which Chinese city hosted the first National Congress of the Communist Party of China?
Beijing
Shanghai
Nanjing
The CPC had over 50 members when it was founded in 1921. How many members does the CPC have now?
Over 700,000
Over seven million
Over seventy million
How often is the CPC National Congress held?
Every one year
Every three years
Every five years

1949: Founding of the People's Republic of China


1921: Founding of the CPC


1934-1936: Long March


1937-1945: The War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression


1945-1949: War of Liberation


1958-1961: Great Leap Forward


1966-1976: "Cultural revolution"


1978: The Third Plenary Session of the 11th CPC


1982: Building socialism with Chinese characteristics


1992: Socialist, not capitalist


1997: Private sector acknowledged


2003-2007: Scientific Outlook on Development

Mao Zedong Thought
Mao Zedong Thought

Mao Zedong Thought is a scientific ideological system developed by a group of earlier revolutionaries of the Communist Party of China, represented by Mao Zedong.

Three Represents
Three Represents

Comrade Jiang Zemin first propounded the important thought of Three Represents during his inspection tour of Guangdong Province in February 2000.

Deng Xiaoping Theory
Deng Xiaoping Theory

The 15th National Congress of the CPC opened in 1997. Deng Xiaoping Theory was first developed as the guideline to further promote China's development.

Scientific Outlook on Development
Scientific Outlook on Development

The Scientific Outlook on Development is a major strategic thought that must be upheld and applied in developing socialism with Chinese characteristics.