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  1. Party faces decision on graft

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... their family assets. The fourth plenum of the Communist Party's 17th Central Committee, which lasts until Friday, is also expected to discuss long-promised plans to increase internal democracy and to install Vice-President Xi Jinping as vice-chairman of the party's Central Military Commission, strengthening his position as a successor to President Hu Jintao in 2012. 'One of the most ...

  2. Those who spoke out in conscience

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... that former premier Jiang Zemin would step down from his post as head of the powerful Central Military Commission, which did happen two weeks later. Zhao was sent to prison in August 2006 ...

  3. Man on a mission

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... in Beijing, where he helped organise more than 24 senior military exchanges, including the former powerful vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission PLA General Zhang Zhen's 1987 visit ... in the Chinese military in an effort to promote trust and understanding. Before Sino-US military ties were scarred by hostile incidents, such as the US Seventh Fleet sailing into the Taiwan Strait ...


    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... son of retired general Zhang Zhen, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) between 1992 and 1997- was made political commissar of the Second Artillery Corps, the country's ... province. Many other princelings have learned to lie low and work under assumed names or keep their business activities out of the spotlight. A 2002 internal survey by a party watchdog, the Central ...

  5. Assassin may be declared democracy hero

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of assassinating the president, and it is suspected that the US Central Intelligence Agency was the instigator. It also triggered another military coup d'etat.' The state commission was set up ... member of Park's military regime, he headed the murky and discredited Korean Central Intelligence Agency, which for years tortured and abused democracy and labour activists. The commission ...

  6. Hu calls for greater efforts against graft

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... implement economic directives from the central leadership and help solve people's grievances amid an unprecedented economic downturn. In a keynote speech to an annual meeting of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's watchdog, Mr Hu vowed to crack down on corruption in the year ahead as the mainland faces grave challenges in economic development ...

  7. The mainland public defenders who want to reform the system

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... report by the Social Order and Control Commission under the party's Central Committee, more than 12.1 million people took part in 127,000 unauthorised protests last year, in which 1,844 ... and at home, faced by the central government. We fully understand the impatience and difficulties of Chinese people facing an old system. We want to do our very best to do something for society. We ...

  8. What's On

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at 11.30am, at Grappa's Country, Jardine House, Central. Tickets cost $150 (advance booking) and $180 (at door). Reservations at HK Ticketing on 31 288 288. ON THIS DAY Thursday, April 21 2004: ...

  9. Indonesian special forces chief goes on trial

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marianne Kearney in Jakarta Sriyanto Mustrasan faces a human rights court for his role in a massacre of Muslim activists nearly 20 years ago The head of Indonesia's elite military ... on trial in a civilian rather than a military court for the numerous human rights abuses that occurred both before and after the fall of Suharto five years ago. The only other human rights trial ...

  10. Blurry line that makes hi-tech US trade a dangerous dance for Chinese

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... in December 2008. He was shackled, transferred from one detention centre to another, and finally charged with a serious crime: exporting US military technology to Chinese state entities. Wu ... American officials and courts draw a hard line. The Department of Justice has portrayed Wu's sentence as an important deterrent to others who might be tempted to sell guarded US military ...




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