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A report about the recent official activities of Liu Qibao, the new propaganda chief whose conspicuous absence from the limelight for nine days has sparked intense speculation among overseas media...

7 Dec 2012 - 7:49am

Lieutenant General Wei Fenghe , who commands the People's Liberation Army's strategic missile force, was promoted to full general yesterday - the first officer formally elevated to the highest...

24 Nov 2012 - 8:41am

The party chief in Inner Mongolia - a favourite to win a seat on the Politburo Standing Committee in the reshuffle that is five years away - has become the first cadre to pledge loyalty to the new...

20 Nov 2012 - 7:24am

Vice-President Xi Jinping was on Thursday appointed chief of China’s military after a pivotal party congress that saw him become head of the ruling Communist Party, state media reported.

15 Nov 2012 - 1:22pm

China’s ruling Communist Party closed a pivotal congress on Wednesday that put Vice President Xi Jinping a step closer to taking power for the next decade in a landmark transition.

14 Nov 2012 - 9:58pm

Communist Party propaganda chief Liu Yunshan is tipped to lead the Secretariat of the party's Central Committee - another victory for the conservatives in their efforts to gain control of the...

14 Nov 2012 - 8:55am

China’s next first lady Peng Liyuan is a dazzling singer whose profile long eclipsed that of her husband Xi Jinping, and who will bring a touch of glamour to a role hidden in the shadows for...

13 Nov 2012 - 5:26pm

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 72%
  • No: 28%
18 Sep 2014
  • Yes
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Total number of votes recorded: 338

China’s ruling Communist Party will this month unveil its new top leadership team, expected to again be an all-male cast of politicians whose instincts are to move cautiously on reform.

6 Nov 2012 - 10:59am

Were it not for a compelling struggle for power and influence in China ahead of a change in top leadership, another transition would have received more attention from analysts and commentators - a...

5 Nov 2012 - 10:02am

Conservatives appear poised to dominate the Communist Party's new leadership as furious horse trading continues ahead of next week's transfer of power in Beijing.

2 Nov 2012 - 4:07pm

Shaanxi party secretary Zhao Leji is a strong candidate to become the Communist Party's personnel chief following the leadership transition at its 18th national congress next month.

29 Oct 2012 - 5:35am

While Wang Yang has certainly left his mark as Guangdong party secretary, it is safe to assume the province's citizens will not be looking back on his tenure with the same reverence as they did...

27 Oct 2012 - 8:21am

"Empty the cage and let the right birds in" was Wang Yang's main economic prescription when he became Guangdong's Communist Party chief in December 2007.

26 Oct 2012 - 7:20am

The People's Liberation Army's new air force commander is an outspoken officer known for his hawkish comments on China's territorial disputes in the East and South China seas.

25 Oct 2012 - 7:25am
 

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