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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    World waits for timetable on Beijing's leadership transition

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei In absence of any indication of dates for all-important transition, rumours abound World is waiting for Beijing timetable As Beijing makes the final preparations for its once-in-a-decade leadership transition, the mainland's massive propaganda machine is getting into gear by eulogising the achievements of the 10-year rule under President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Wang Qishan's most important mission to date: dousing the flames of corruption

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 07:21am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of a major state investment firm and to oversee tough negotiations with angry foreign creditors. During the height of the Sars epidemic in Beijing, Hu Jintao parachuted him into the city as mayor ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Learn from the West on how to curb graft

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... officials have argued that learning from the past and educating civil servants on the virtues of being a clean and honest official can help reduce corruption. In fact, this was what Hu Jintao tried ...

  4. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping's wider ambitions in rooting out graft

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

    ... a strong leader after witnessing what happens when there isn't one. Xi's predecessor, Hu Jintao, failed to exercise control over the nine-member standing committee, giving rise ... corruption during Hu's 10-year reign. The argument that Xi's anti-corruption drive is no more than a power grab also fails to appreciate his political ambitions. As a son of a former ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Golden decade loses its lustre

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in the economy in the third quarter, which could have provided sound support for the leadership change and a satisfactory ending to the 10-year rein under Wen and President Hu Jintao, already hailed ... Wang Xiangwei xiangwei.wang@scmp.com Paralysis in decision-making and declining exports ahead of leadership change overshadow dying days of Hu-Wen era Golden decade loses its lustre ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    How rise and falls in rankings reveal true picture

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... president Jiang Zemin but who ultimately failed and was sidelined, Xinhua for the first time ranked Jiang behind incumbent Politburo Standing Committee members such as Xi Jinping and President Hu Jintao. The report has prompted overseas media, including this newspaper, to conclude that Jiang has signalled that he will fade away from the sphere of mainland politics, nearly a decade after he ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping might be strong reformer China needs - to surprise of the West

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... on a path to more sustainable growth. Their concerns appeared to stem partly from the observation that former president Jiang Zemin again managed to outmanoeuvre President Hu Jintao in filling seats ... leaders known for their liberal views and reformist outlook, failed to make the cut, even though they were seen as Hu's close allies. The unspoken suggestion was that Jiang's allies ...

  8. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Justice steps in where stability once ruled

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

    ... as if to test their political wisdom and capability. Immediately after Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao came to power in 2002, the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome and the initial government ...

  9. 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

    ... will help you make a fortune" to illustrate his foreign policy outlook. But China could not afford to keep quiet over the decade Hu Jintao was in power, as its economy expanded to become the world's second largest and its businesses scoured the globe for sources of energy and raw materials. In direct response to international concerns about Beijing's growing power, Hu and other ...

  10. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Raising civil servant pay will help reduce corruption

    Posted May 26th 2014, 04:46am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... that the government could not afford it. One simple fact is that civil servants were not given any pay rise during the decade when Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao were in power. This was the period when the problem ...




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