A Vietnam shipbuilding magnate has been sentenced to 13 years in jail for embezzlement, according to state media, the latest victim of an unprecedented anti-corruption drive in the communist country.
Cuba announces it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers.
Police in Vietnam arrest two former information ministers over graft.
Bolsonaro says he would take all action to oppose the gov’ts of Venezuela and Cuba.
Cuba says it was easing new regulations on the fledgling private sector.
Bolsonaro says there is no point maintaining diplomatic relations with Cuba.
China’s President Xi Jinping is determined to defy the trend-line of Western history and preserve a Leninist state for the long term.
Cuba will officially recognize private property, something it has long rejected as a vestige of capitalism, under a new constitution that also creates the position of prime minister alongside the president.
Jinping calls to break new ground in country’s diplomacy with Chinese characteristics.
Cuba’s national assembly names Castro to head the commission charged with carrying out changes to the constitution.
Gay rights in Cuba have come a long way since the early years of the Communist revolution, when countless people were marginalised or forced to flee because of their sexual orientation.
A Chinese court has sentenced Sun Zhengcai, the former Communist Party boss of Chongqing, to life in prison for corruption.
When the US, Britain and France bombed Syria earlier this month, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis showed his support.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he had set a 60-day timeframe for peace talks with communist guerrillas.
Analysts say little will change as Miguel Diaz-Canel is expected to take over in Cuba.
Vietnam Courts hand prison sentences to two activists over “anti-state propaganda”.
Senior Chinese diplomat Song Tao will lead a Chinese art troupe to North Korea.
Kim Jong Un paid an unofficial visit to China on March 25 to 28, and was warmly received by Xi Jinping, the two leaders held candid and friendly talks, stressing the need to inherit and carry forward the traditional China-North Korea friendship.
Business climate is improving in Vietnam as a result of a crackdown on corruption last year.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s popularity at home is a mystery to many in the West and he seems, at present, invulnerable in spite of declining incomes and rising prices. John Lloyd tries to explain this enigma.
The move allows the 64-year-old Mr Xi to remain in power for as long as he wishes.
Duterte should not be taken literally after saying calling to shoot a female Maoist insurgents in the genitals, says his spokesman.
A Vietnamese student is sentenced to six years in prison for anti-state propaganda, as the government tightens its grip on critics.
As crises and chaos swamp Western liberal democracy, it may be instructive to examine the “Chinese democracy”.