• Thursday
  • July 10, 2014
  • Last updated: 6:03pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 59 for 18th party congress

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Generational change on hold

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... there is nothing more secretive and intriguing than the changes scheduled to be announced next week in the top leadership. The 18th Communist Party Congress, which begins on Thursday, will elect leaders ... is set to take over as party chief at the congress and the state presidency in March from Hu Jintao, 70. Li Keqiang, 57, is expected to succeed Premier Wen Jiabao, also 70. But the line-up ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    The frightening implications of Bo Xilai's harsh punishment

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Committee - the mainland's highest governing body - in the once-in-a-decade leadership transition to be approved at the 18th party congress, now scheduled to begin on November 8. Just imagine ... history. In January, Bo Xilai , the now-disgraced former party secretary of Chongqing, raised his hand to then aide and municipal police chief Wang Lijun after the latter confronted Bo ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Coming clean on Xi Jinping's health could have saved leaders major grief

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei China's leaders could have saved themselves major grief by doing away with the veil of secrecy over Vice-President Xi's health Coming clean wouldhave been easier The reappearance on Saturday of Vice-President Xi Jinping, the nation's presumed next leader after a two-week absence, has removed a political uncertainty facing the Communist Party currently wrapped ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Car crash scandal complicates leadership transition

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... complications to the party's once-in-a-decade leadership reshuffle scheduled for the 18th Party Congress. The opening date of the congress hasn't been officially announced, but analysts expect ... speculation that Hu wanted his protégé, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang, who looks set to become the new premier next year, to be made a vice-chairman of the military commission at the 18th congress ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping might be strong reformer China needs - to surprise of the West

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... economist, Wu Jinglian, said over the weekend that the 18th congress had put reform back on the agenda, and that now implementation was the key. It goes without saying that for reform to proceed, ... Far from being of the 'old guard', new president may be the one to kickstart long-stalled reforms As soon as Xi Jinping and the six other top Communist Party officials walked ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Let's hope Xi Jinping does pursue bolder reforms

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Party's leaders seem to be having difficulty finalising power transition, fuelling nervous debate on country's future prosperity Party shuffle has global implications With just over three weeks to go before the 18th national congress opens to approve a once-a-decade leadership transition, the party appears to be in a long, difficult labour to deliver ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    World waits for timetable on Beijing's leadership transition

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and the public manner in which 2,270 representatives were chosen to attend the 18th Party Congress. But the reality is that the leaders have not even announced the dates of the congress, let alone ... for the 18th congress, as the leadership transition has been further complicated by the downfall of Bo Xilai , once a high-flying political star. If history can be any guide, the Politburo met during ...

  8. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    How rise and falls in rankings reveal true picture

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... stepped down as the country's top leader. On Wednesday morning, Xinhua released a short report confirming that, after the 18th party congress in November, Jiang requested that he ... in choosing Xi as the successor to Hu, who preferred Li Keqiang, his protégé, and at the 18th party congress in November when the new leadership was unveiled, the seven-member Politburo Standing ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Stuck midstream in the river of reform

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist Party's 11th congress. Since then, the leadership has used the third plenum of the ensuing congresses to set key economic guidelines to power the country forward. In November, leaders will chair the third plenum of the 18th congress, from which the international community will be seeking clear signals of how China will steer its economic ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Western devil is in the details of the plenum plan

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:45am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei xiangwei.wang@scmp.com China's leaders are keen to establish circuit courts and a federal bureau of investigation along lines similar to the US The Western devil is in the details of the plenum plan As the mainland leadership fleshes out the landmark blueprint adopted at the plenum of the Communist Party's 18th Central Committee and draw up details of how ...




SCMP.com Account