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  1. Read between the lines on Jiang

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Ed Zhang

    ... Party organ. It was part of a long article contributed by Li Lanqing, who retired as vice-premier in 2003, about the remarkable contribution by former president Jiang Zemin to the restoration ... Hard though it may be for outsiders to deduce, the almost half-page article about his memory of old song lyrics can only mean one thing: Jiang is signalling his eagerness to be involved ...

  2. Jiang's theory gets credit for inspiring toiling heroes

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... President Hu Jintao recently told cadres to launch a new wave of study about former leader Jiang Zemin's 'Theory of the Three Representatives'- and the obedient followers ... on the line and behaved so selflessly because they had Mr Jiang's theory in mind. And model policemen apparently wear it like a badge. While the former leader's theory was first floated more ...

  3. President orders PLA to step into economic breach

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... but former president Jiang Zemin then demanded the army shed its business offshoots and focus on becoming a modern, professional fighting force. Military experts said Mr Hu's speech showed ...

  4. Green message from a dinosaur digger

    Posted Jul 14th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen After a decade digging up and studying dinosaur fossils, Jiang Shan feels the urge to cherish our environment. 'Even the giant dinosaurs became extinct after ... the environment.' Jiang (above) arrived in Hong Kong last week to set up giant displays of five fossilised dinosaur skeletons and 10 life-sized replicas at the Telford Plaza shopping centre in Kowloon Bay, ...

  5. Planning chief to face charges over bribes

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... government announced yesterday that Jiang Yong, former head of its Urban Planning Department, had been handed over to prosecutors to be charged with bribery-related offences, according to Xinhua. Earlier media reports said Mr Jiang, 46, had used his position to help developers change zoning and raise plot ratios of blocks in exchange for bribes. An increase in plot ratio means developers ...

  6. Treading lightly on island issue

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... undecided voters to cast their ballots for Chen Shui-bian. By contrast, no mainland newspapers were allowed to report a trip by former president Jiang Zemin to make a 'southern inspection' to Guangzhou in January. Mr Jiang has relinquished all his positions except that of chairman of the Central Military Commission. Hong Kong media reported that Mr Jiang inspected the Guangzhou Military ...

  7. Police detain lawyers who sought to meet Obama

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who were placed under police control this week. Beijing-based rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong, who advised Tibetan monks and parents of children who died in collapsed schools in the Sichuan ... stepping on the law with their feet,' Jiang said. 'They told me if I wanted to sue them I could sue. They were just carrying out orders.' The police questioned him for more than 13 ...

  8. Dormitory fire leaves 11 factory workers dead

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... the victims were killed by smoke inhalation,' Foreign Affairs official Jiang Yongliang said after visiting the scene. 'The injured were hurt by burning objects that had detached from the structure falling on them and some were injured trying to escape from the upper level of their bunk beds.' Police and the fire department were investigating the cause of the fire, Mr Jiang ...

  9. Time for democracy 'is running out'

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... As a result of Jiang Zemin's legacy the new leaders have their hands tied, preventing meaningful reform, says economist Shang Dewen, who was once crowned the 'diffident ... meaningful reforms being put in place. Speaking to the South China Morning Post, Mr Shang said the stagnation that marked the years under former president Jiang Zemin were continuing, while rapid ...

  10. Memoirs open subject, let's have the debate

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... according to Ding. As it turned out, Zhao tendered his resignation two days later, and Deng decided to elevate Jiang Zemin. According to Li's diary, other influential party elders, including Chen Yun and Li Xiannian, had started to recommend Jiang to Deng long before Zhao's actual removal, as the two spent winter months in Shanghai, where Jiang was the local party boss. ...




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