On Thursday (1/7), People’s Republic of China celebrated the Chinese Communist Party centenary or 100th anniversary. China's National News Agency, Xinhuanet.com said that for 100 years, the Party formed by Mao Zedong has ushered China into a modern and most advanced socialist country in the 21st century.
However, the achievements are not without black records, such as the social and economic policies of the government in the 60s, which made millions of people starve and even die. Not to mention the Tiananmen incident in 1989 which caused chaos and claimed many lives.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, while delivering remarks on the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, vowed to complete China's reunification with long-standing self-rule Taiwan. According to President Xi, China under his leadership has stepped up efforts to assert sovereignty claims to Taiwan.
He further stated that China has managed to withstand various tests and pressures, such as the war against Covid-19, catastrophic flooding in the central and eastern parts of the country, as well as extreme poverty in rural areas. In addition, there are also in terms of fighting corruption and violations of discipline as well as money politics.
Historically or ideologically, the Chinese Communist Party has proven to be fully responsible for the development of modern China. The vision of reform from Deng Xiaoping's leadership to until Xi Jinping has mastered the bureaucracy, military and other aspects of the life of the Chinese nation. With the centralized democracy model at the age of one hundred years, the Chinese Communist Party has succeeded in making China an economically developed country in the 21st century, defeating the hegemony of the United States and the West throughout the 20th century.