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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Critics of 'rumour' crackdown point to history, as police voice dissent online

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Cadres compared to despotic, overthrown king; police and court voice dissent online 'Rumour' crackdown critics point to history Critics of Beijing's crackdown on "rumours" have resorted to citing ancient writings to voice their opposition to the campaign in recent months. Meanwhile police in Guangzhou warned against ...

  2. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    Danish politician's anti-China rant goes viral

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 04:33pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A small-town Danish politician has gained more prominence than perhaps he could have ever hoped for, as reports about him calling for the burning to death of all Chinese people have made their way to the country he wants to set on fire. “I hope that it will be 140 degrees and that all the Chinese will burn, so the world will be free ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Party's attempt to crack whip comes under fire

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Adviser to State Council says calls for rights are legal and legitimate Party's attempt to crack whip comes under fire A recent Communist Party circular warning officials against Western values appears to have been challenged from inside the political establishment. Those who have written the circular "consider the people's legitimate calls ...

  4. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    President Xi Jinping braves smog in surprise visit to popular Beijing tourist zone

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:45pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com President Xi Jinping has been photographed walking along one of Beijing’s most well-known streets, two months after his last surprise appearance turned a steamed bun restaurant into a tourism attraction. Xi earned praise among internet users for taking the stroll as air pollution had reached hazardous levels on Tuesday. The level of PM2.5 ...

  5. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    Did Xi Jinping bypass Zhou Yongkang in his 'consultation' with retired Party leaders?

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 02:02pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com President Xi Jinping has consulted with almost all retired Communist Party leaders on his current anti-graft campaign, state-media said, raising speculation on which ones he chose not to confer with. There are at least 19 retired Politburo members still living, and Xi consulted 17 of them on how to pursue his campaign against graft, Xinhua ...

  6. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    Former Party leader Hu Yaobang's daughter denies allegations of wrongdoing

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Betsy Li Heng, the daughter of former Chinese Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang, has dismissed rumours about her private life and her association with GlaxoSmithKline, a pharmaceutical conglomerate currently under criminal investigation in China for bribery, according to an online statement.  The allegations are the latest in a series of adverse reports ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Xinhua spurs talk that rising star is son of ex-NPC chief Wu Bangguo

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Nepotism claim seen in mention of Wu Lei's promotion as deputy director of commission Xinhua spurs talk rising star is son of ex-NPC chief An unusual Xinhua report has sparked speculation that the state-run news agency has taken a subtle shot at the promotion of a man who could be the son of a powerful political figure. The cryptic report led to online debate ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    State media offer rare praise for reformer Hu Yaobang

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by VERAN YU

    ... at his former home in Beijing yesterday. Several managed to get in, while dozens were turned away. Additional reporting by Patrick Boehler   ...



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