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  1. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama's state-of-the-union address much about state of his presidency

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:40am by AFP

    ... in his annual state-of-the-union address. The US president will seize one of his diminishing windows tomorrow to command the domestic political stage and talk over the heads of lawmakers blocking ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US president hopes to use state-of-the-union speech to rebound from last year's debacles and frame priorities in battling income inequality Annual ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Chengdu sweeps out 51 officials, state firm heads

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com No reason given for action, but several had ties to fallen deputy provincial party chief Chengdu sweeps out 51 officials, state firm heads Dozens of government officials and heads of state-owned enterprises in Sichuan's capital city of Chengdu have been reassigned or removed from their posts, including people with alleged ties to disgraced ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping heads new panel on internet security and promoting IT

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... heads new web security panel President Xi Jinping announced the creation of a new steering group tasked with overseeing internet security and IT development, which he will head, and called ... various sectors, state media cited Xi as saying at the panel's first meeting yesterday. "There is no national security without internet security, and there is no modernisation without ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping to head reform panel, taking another role from premier

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 04:03am by Cary Huang

    ... Commission. The president's leadership of the committee represents a challenge to the authority of the State Council- the country's cabinet- and its National Development and Reform ... sectors, as well as the party, the statement said. Putting such policies under the president represents a break from a long party tradition. Former premier Zhao Ziyang, for example, led the State ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Seventeen more generals add to pledges of allegiance to Xi Jinping

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:48pm by Minnie Chan

    ... with embezzlement, bribery, misuse of state funds and abuse of power by the military procuratorate, or prosecutor's office. It is rumoured that he spent hundreds of millions of yuan buying his way ... who heads the army's anti-corruption unit. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tiananmen Square activist refused entry to Hong Kong to attend June 4 museum opening

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:46pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... in the United States when the 1989 democracy protests began, but flew home to join the movement. He returned to the United States after the bloody crackdown to complete his education and campaign ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Protests and infighting may sting Taiwan's Kuomintang party in elections, analysts say

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:42am

    ... magistrates, township heads and councillors at various levels. The student-led movement seriously eroded young people’s perception of the governing party, which will need the support of young ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Son of reformer Hu Yaobang rues lost chance for change, 25 years after his father’s death

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 11:41pm by Verna Yu

    ... thoughts are of Chairman Mao; and in all our actions we closely follow and obey Chairman Mao"- was correct. Having seen it published in state newspapers, the younger Hu said he did ... in the state press in the past 25 years. "In the party's official history, it is as though he didn't exist," said Hu, adding that the party "lacks the magnanimity" ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China propaganda organs slam Anson Chan, Martin Lee over America trip

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Tanna Chong

    ... caustic editorials condemning Anson Chan Fang On-sang and Martin Lee Chu-ming for their two-week visit to Canada and the United States, where they met Vice-President Joe Biden. Accusing Chan, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Central Policy Unit head Shiu Sin-por calls for team to lobby lawmakers

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by Tanna Chong

    ... of lobbying lawmakers. Central Policy Unit head Shiu Sin-por told reporters in Beijing on Sunday that the existing team of political appointees was not big enough to lobby the city's divided ...




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