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  1. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Bloggers ridicule congress delegates' sycophantic speeches

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Mimi Lau

    ... Self-important party delegates attending the national congress have become the target of ridicule online on the mainland blogosphere. Some delegates, while discussing a report delivered by party chief Hu Jintao when the congress began on Thursday, were cr ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Xi Jinping will still keep tabs on Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHOW CHUNGYAN

    ... policy. The overall policy has been set and will not change." Political analyst Johnny Lau Yui-siu agreed: "No matter who is assigned to oversee Hong Kong affairs, he will still have to follow the central government's collective directions and policy." Lau said Xi would keep close tabs on Hong Kong even if the portfolio was later picked up by someone such as Liu ...

  3. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Central Committee vote belies much touted intra-party democracy

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... analyst Johnny Lau Yui-siu said the results laid bare the leadership's reluctance to push for meaningful political reform. It basically disappoints everyone who still had hopes ... is nothing but deception," Lau said. Professor Zhu Lijia, from the Chinese Academy of Governance in Beijing, warned the party had missed yet another opportunity for bolder reform, which ...

  4. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Jiang Zemin faction wins in China's game of thrones

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... University's China Research Centre. Johnny Lau Yui-siu, a veteran China watcher, said: "Of these seven people [appointed to the Politburo Standing Committee], it's really six versus one ... dominated this process," Liu said. However, analysts also said Hu protégés were well positioned to become leading candidates for the Politburo Standing Committee in 2017, when, as Lau pointed ...

  5. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Xi Jinping pledges to tackle corruption

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... unbridled government power and the monopoly of state-owned enterprises. Johnny Lau Yui-siu, a Hong Kong-based political commentator, said maintaining stability and tackling corruption might prove ... the demise of the party and the People's Republic. But it simply gets worse and worse," Lau said. Dr Elizabeth Economy, director of Asia studies at the New York-based Council on Foreign ...

  6. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Li Yuanchao tipped to oversee Hong Kong and Macau affairs

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... and as president in March. Political analyst Johnny Lau Yui-siu said Li was known for his open-mindedness, and a combination of Li and Wang Guangya, the director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, could mean a relatively open atmosphere for Hong Kong. "Li tends to handle matters as flexibly as the party would allow," Lau said. "But ...

  7. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Liu Yunshan tipped to lead the Central Committee Secretariat

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... secretary for a decade, reporting to Zeng Qinghong and Xi Jinping when each served five-year terms as its first secretary. Johnny Lau Yui-siu, a veteran Hong Kong-based China watcher, attributed Liu's promotion to his allegiance to Jiang and the enormous clout he continues to wield within the party. Lau said that finalising Liu's promotion would indicate that the conservatives had ...

  8. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Risers and fallers in Central Committee voting

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Kwong, Mimi Lau and Mandy Zuo ...

  9. News - 18th Party Congress - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    How crash cover-up threatens career of Hu's top aide

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... for a long time afterwards. Johnny Lau Yiu-siu, a Hong Kong-based political analyst, said Hu would not have had enough influence to help Ling jump the queue and enter the Politburo Standing Committee ... in Chinese politics," Lau said.   Correction: The story identified the two women with Ling Jihua's son at the time of the accident as from "Minzhu University." The correct name ...



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