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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Party's over for state-firm fat cats

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 07:14am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. But he has shown no signs of relaxing the relentless anti-corruption drive. Hardly a day goes by without an announcement that senior officials at the central or local ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping's wider ambitions in rooting out graft

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:27am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... to consolidate his power to a degree that has given rise to comparisons with Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping- and all in less than two years. He has managed to become an undisputed leader with sweeping ... reformist party leader, Xi appears to harbour grand ambitions to shape his political legacy on a par with that of Deng, who put China on the path of reform and opening-up. Xi is also trying to shore ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Justice steps in where stability once ruled

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 06:02am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... assertive stance. Under such circumstances, pressure invariably builds on the leadership to turn on the monetary tap and revisit Deng Xiaoping's old adage that stability is of "overriding ... for reforms to advance, they must resolutely pull away from Deng's stability, acknowledging that it served its historic purpose but is now constraining economic and political liberalisation ...

  4. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    One lion that doesn't want to be king of the jungle

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... predecessors, not only on international issues, but also on domestic affairs. Since China started to open its doors to the world in the late 1970s, Communist Party leaders have religiously followed Deng Xiaoping's motto on foreign affairs: "Bide one's time and never strive to be No 1." During his own time in office, Jiang Zemin similarly trumpeted the folksy phrase "keeping quiet ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Jiang Zemin's backing of Xi not coincidence

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... to the violent ethnic unrest in Xinjiang . It reminded people of how Deng Xiaoping set his sights on Hu as a successor in the 1980s after learning of Hu's resolute crackdown on violent protests ... the country on the reform path. After Deng installed Jiang as the party chief, Jiang was under tremendous pressure from the party's conservative faction. Deng - keen to protect his legacy ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi learns from Castro and Putin in graft fight

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the government's bloody crackdown on the massive student demonstrations where corruption was a key issue. The late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping pushed for the release of the document, in which the Politburo announced measures to shut down several state companies run by the children of senior government officials, including one company run by Deng's eldest son, Deng Pufang. Xi reportedly ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi moves closer to becoming another paramount leader

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Many had drawn parallels to the landmark third plenum in 1978, when Deng Xiaoping laid the groundwork for the country's decades-long economic boom. The next day, stock markets ... authority and looks set to become the country's most powerful leader since Deng left the scene as paramount leader two decades ago. Having already assumed control of the party, the state ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Chinese people will not allow a return to the old Maoist days

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:48am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... to play down the wrangling between the Maoists and liberals and continue the "white cat, black cat" pragmatic approach favoured by the late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping. But why has ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Stuck midstream in the river of reform

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

    ... in the river of reform China's late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping once famously compared undertaking reforms to "crossing the river by feeling the stones". The folksy phrase ... of double-digit economic growth that propelled China's economy to become the world's second-largest, mainlanders have grown weary of Deng's famous phrase. As one popular joke has it, most ...

  10. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Son also Rises: nepotism doesn't disappear in China, it just gets a promotion

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... dearly- for example, by being thrown out of their homes- after their parents were purged during the 10-year Cultural Revolution. But, after Deng Xiaoping launched his policies of opening up ... crackdown on June 4. The political and commercial fortunes of the guan er dai declined once again following Deng's decision to shut down some companies run by children of senior officials- ...




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