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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 file photo, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, left, follows Vietnam's Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, third right, and President Tran Dai Quang, right, with Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, second right, as they pay tribute to national heroes ahead of the opening session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi, Vietnam. Phuc vowed to defend the country's sovereignty in the South China Sea as he was re-elected Tuesday, July 26 by the rubber-stamp National Assembly. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh, File)

China's Communist Party turns 90

January 1, 1970

Chinese President Hu Jintao celebrated the Communist Party on its 90th anniversary Friday for its ability to adapt and said it must use that skill to fight corruption and ease social conflict if it is to stay in power.