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    Jiang Zemin's allies set to eclipse Hu Jintao's on new Standing Committee

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporter Signs point to allies of Jiang Zemin holding sway in next Standing Committee Jiang set to eclipse Hu in new line-up Former party leader Jiang Zemin's influence may ... But the balance of power now looks to be tilting more towards Jiang's side. The mercurial nature of mainland politics, however, means that nothing is set in stone. Vice-President Xi Jinping ...

  2. Fit to print: Jiang Zemin finds a new lease of life

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Ex-president Jiang Zemin, 85, is on a mission to improve the foreign language skills of the country's cadres- showing just how wildly exaggerated were the recent rumours of his death. Xinhua yesterday released a preface written by Jiang (pictured) for a book titled Leading Cadres Must Make an Effort to Learn Foreign Languages, in which he calls on them ...

  3. Jiang's departure will complete transition of power

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... former president Jiang Zemin steps down from his last official position, as head of the state Central Military Commission (CMC). On assuming the position, President Hu Jintao, 62, will have ... be absolutely under the command of the party'. But Mr Jiang's influence will continue to be felt. Mr Hu and members of his moderate clique have been hamstrung in initiating dramatic policy ...

  4. PLA told to heed both Jiang and party

    Posted Sep 14th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung A top military commander has told the PLA rank and file that they have to follow the command of Central Military Commission chairman Jiang Zemin as well as the Communist Party. ... is sensitive, as there has been speculation that Mr Jiang is under increasing pressure to hand control of the PLA to President Hu Jintao at the fourth plenum of the Communist Party's Central ...

  5. The rise and rise of Jiang Zemin

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1926: born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, on August 17 1946: joined the Communist Party 1947: graduated from Shanghai's Jiaotong University, majoring in electrical engineering 1955: was sent to the Soviet Union to work in Moscow's Stalin Automobile Works as a trainee for one year 1956-79: after returning, Mr Jiang served as a director of factories and research institutes ...

  6. Hu likely to go quietly from the scene

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is not pre-determined by a paramount leader. That era is gone following the death of Deng. It was he who anointed Jiang Zemin as the top man in the third generation of leaders and chose Hu Jintao ... retires at the age of 70 in the autumn, he will become the second former top leader still extant following Jiang, who is now 86. That will create a unique situation in the party's history, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING WANG XIANGWEI

    Influence of predecessors will test Xi Jinping's political skills

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in which the abnormal leadership succession had proved to be the single biggest source of instability. The party's first peaceful transfer of power took place in 2002 and 2003 when Jiang Zemin resigned as party chief and state president to make way for Hu Jintao. However, Jiang set a controversial precedent by remaining chairman of the Central Military Commission. Despite his full ...

  8. No matter where, press freedom too precious for abuse

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... up signals and make sense of political developments. This can put them on shaky ground, as the recent speculation about the health of former president Jiang Zemin has shown. While mainland ... in September 1999. It quoted 'a prominent Hong Kong journalist' as saying that Hu Jintao, then the vice-president and heir apparent, had lost Jiang's confidence, partly because Hu ...

  9. A historic shift for China's politics

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei China's first orderly transfer of power since 1949 has come both as a surprise and a blessing. Jiang Zemin's decision to hand over the top military post ... between Mr Jiang and Mr Hu, with the so-called 'two power centres' supposedly adversely affecting the policymaking process. That could well explain why Xinhua published Mr Jiang ...

  10. Veteran leftists complain their voices are not being heard

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... president Jiang Zemin's Theory of the Three Represents, which allowed entrepreneurs to join the party. Despite an overwhelming response from other cadres - 1,700 of them had signed the letter ... down after carrying articles opposing Mr Jiang's theory. ...




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