The fourth plenary session of the 17th CPC Central Committee, which started on September 15, will discuss how to strengthen and improve the Party building under the new situation.

☆ Hu Jintao's Report at 17th Party Congress
HOLD HIGH THE GREAT BANNER OF SOCIALISM WITH
CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS AND STRIVE FOR NEW
VICTORIES IN BUILDING A MODERATELY PROSPEROUS SOCIETY IN ALL RESPECTS

☆ Socialism with Chinese Characteristics
The great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics is the banner guiding development and progress in contemporary China and rallying the whole Party and the people of all ethnic groups in the country in our common endeavor.
☆ History of the CPC
. The Communist Party of China (CPC) is a great
Marxist political party. It is the vanguard of the Chinese working class, and the leading core of the Chinese
people of all nationalities.

. Since its founding in 1921, the CPC has traveled a
glorious path of struggle for the liberation of China and the happiness of the people, as well as the progressive cause of mankind ...[More]
CPC publishes plans for intra-Party democracy, fighting corruption
The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has promised to guarantee the "democratic rights of Party members" in order to improve Party building.
Standpoint of strengthening and improving Party building
The session decided, in order to strengthen 
and improve Party building in new situation, 
we should thoroughly apply the overall 
plan on Party building of the 17th Central 
Committee of the Communist Party of China.
Top advisors meet to study essence of CPC Central Committee session
The Standing Committee of the National
 Committee of the CPPCC, the country's top 
advisory body, held a meeting to study and 
discuss the essence of the just-concluded 
Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th 
Central Committee of the CPC. 


☆ Expert's Opinion:  
Xu Yaotong, director of the Scientific 
Research Department under the China 
National School of Administration believes 
that the session will has many important 
points that mainly comprise five aspects:
 
. The issue to carefully and systematically 
summarize experiences and lessons drawn 
in the process of the Party building

. The issue on how to carry out inner-party 
democracy

. Further discussions and requirements for 
some major systems

. The issue on the restraint and supervision 
of power

. The issue on the direct election of cadres
Fourth plenary session
The 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its fourth plenary session Tuesday to discuss the CPC building.
A draft decision of the CPC Central Committee on major issues concerning "strengthening and improving Party building in new situation" would be deliberated at the four-day session, the schedule of which was decided by a Sept. 8 meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
☆ Party building
Continue to strengthen the Party's governance 
capability and focus on building high quality 
leading bodies. Strengthening the Party's 
governance capability has an overall impact 
on Party building and the cause of socialism 
with Chinese characteristics.
CPC solicits suggestions from outside Party on
document concerning Party building
Taiyuan determines last week of each month to be "meeting-free week"
CPC Central Committee discusses Party building
☆ Intra-Party democracy
 According to Hu Jintao's Report at 17th Party 
Congress that the intra-Party democracy provides an important 
guarantee for improving the Party's creativity 
and reinforcing its solidarity and unity. 
CPC to enhance internal democracy 
CPC to expand intra-Party democracy
Ruling party vows to enhance democracy
☆ Combating corruption 
According to Hu Jintao's Report at 17th Party 
Congress that effectively improve the Party's 
style of work and focus on combating corruption 
and upholding integrity. The Party's fine style of 
work is a great force holding Party members 
together and winning popular support. 
CPC vows to resolutely fight corruption