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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In an article on Wednesday on page A18, Vice-president Xi Jinping was incorrectly described as a protege of President Hu Jintao. He is viewed more as an heir-apparent to President Hu. ...

  2. Internet booking spares Macau the push and shove

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau residents seem to be in a different league from Hongkongers when it comes to queuing for commemorative Olympic banknotes. Between 100 and 200 people lined up overnight at Bank of China branches in the city before they opened yesterday - a far cry from the thousands who queued through a massive thunderstorm in Hong Kong on Monday night. Queues in Macau were ...

  3. Hu's microblog disappears before it gets going

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai President Hu Jintao's microblogging career appears to have been killed off before it even began. Tens of thousands of mainland internet users whose heart-felt hopes got dashed were asking where Hu's mysterious account had gone. It remains unclear when it was set up on a newly launched microblogging platform by People.com.cn, the official website ...

  4. Space programme will open the vault to secret treasures, says Hu

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen President Hu Jintao yesterday put China on par with the few nations capable of distant space travel and said a new epoch had arrived for the nation's ambitious, fast-growing space programme. At a lavish assembly in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Mr Hu, flanked by members of the all-important Politburo Standing Committee, addressed the public ...

  5. Hu makes his Web chat debut

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Mixed reaction to president's conversation with 'netizen friends' The carefully scripted exchange of words between President Hu Jintao and mainland internet ... of www.people. com.cn, an offshoot of the Communist Party's mouthpiece People's Daily, Mr Hu told netizens it was impossible for him to surf the internet every day because of a busy schedule, ...

  6. Scientists urged to raise ethical standards

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... them were President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen and other Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee members Wu Guanzheng and Li Changchun. Xinhua reported that delegates would elect a new ...

  7. Special lab for Everest torch challenge

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Games' organisers Bocog have taken heed of President Hu Jintao's call for scientific development- and have set up a special lab to design the iconic Olympic relay torch that will ascend Mount Everest. Scientists have been recruited to work at the specially created 'torch design laboratory' at the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp ...

  8. Pepper spray cans more powerful, police admit

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Simpson.cheung@scmp.com Police have admitted using canisters with more powerful jets to douse protesters with pepper spray during President Hu Jintao's visit, but insist they did not breach safety guidelines. Assistant police commissioner Winnie Chiu Wai-yin at first told the Legislative Council's security panel that the canisters used outside ...

  9. 'Even Hollywood movies cannot compare to this'

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'This night will cost us taxpayers a lot of money. 'To see the internet suddenly flooded with comments supporting the rule of President Hu Jintao. They must have paid a lot of people ... whenever men do something bad, it's all the woman's fault.' Another microblogger wrote bitterly: 'Wang Lijun is a real policeman and hero in a sense.' Hu Xijin, chief ...

  10. Doubts linger over Net links to officials

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... of a series of events to celebrate the anniversary of President Hu Jintao's webchat on the website's influential bulletin board system, the Qiang Guo Forum, on June 20 last year. On the same day as the webchat, Mr Hu urged all levels of propaganda officials to pay attention to the internet and find new ways to lead public opinion. A website official said the survey was the first ...




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