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  1. News - China

    Taiwan’s vice premier Jiang to be premier

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 08:49am by Reuters in Taipei

    ... Reuters in Taipei Taiwan’s vice premier Jiang Yih-huah will replace premier Sean Chen, the presidential office said in statement issued late on Thursday, as part of a cabinet reshuffle ... with academic Jiang as the new premier, President Ma Ying-jeou was installing an ally as head of the administrative branches of government, said Shane Lee, a political science professor at Chang Jung ...

  2. News - China

    Long after retirement, Jiang Zemin continues to exert his influence

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com The former party chief may have retired a decade ago, but his lingering influence makes him one of the most powerful men in China Jiang still pulls the strings Retired state leaders traditionally shun public appearances- and making headlines- apart from on special occasions such as National Day. However, former president Jiang Zemin ...

  3. Jiang behind my downfall, chen suggests

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in soon-to-be-published interviews that he was a victim of a purge by then-president Jiang Zemin. The former Beijing party secretary and Politburo member dismissed as 'pure fabrication' rumours he had ... 4 crackdown, Chen was widely seen as the leader of a 'Beijing clique' that was a rival to Jiang's 'Shanghai clique'. But Chen said he never tried to compete with Jiang ...

  4. Top China duo down Jiang and Tie in finals

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Jiang Huajun and Tie Yana fell at the final hurdle when they were defeated in the Kuwait Open women's doubles final yesterday. The Hong Kong pair had a great run ... for the mainlanders who claimed a hard-fought victory after six games, winning 9-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-3. The result was sweet revenge for world number one Zhang, who lost to Hong Kong's Jiang ...

  5. Jiang's model mooncakes

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Jiang Zemin was spotted in Central yesterday shopping for mooncakes in true holiday spirit. Shoppers did a double take when they saw the former president queuing up with the proletariat at Kee Wah Bakery. It turns out Jiang was on a field trip from Madame Tussaud's on The Peak. Presumably the stunt was meant to bring a festive laugh and steal attention from ...

  6. Jiang claims top scalp

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

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Jiang Huajun pulled off one of the biggest upsets of recent times in the women's game by ousting reigning world and Olympic champion Zhang Yining of China in the singles at the Kuwait Open yesterday. Jiang, a former member of the China team who moved to Hong Kong in October, beat the world number one 4-2 in the second-round match. Zhang has enjoyed ...

  7. Jiang reaches semis

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

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Jiang Huajun continued her impressive run in the Kuwait Open when she stormed through to the semi-finals in the women's singles of the US$200,000 tournament last night. Jiang, who caused a shock upset by defeating reigning Olympic and world champion Zhang Yining of China 4-2 in an earlier round, had no difficulty of putting off the challenge ...

  8. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... Wen Yunsong, received his master's degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. Former president Jiang Zemin's grandson Jiang Zhicheng studied at Harvard University for his ...

  9. Yu Zhengsheng: Party man of patrician roots

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... members had a party pedigree. Mr Yu's father, Yu Qiwei, also known as Huang Jing, was at one point married to Mao Zedong's third wife, Jiang Qing, and introduced the former first lady ... Military Institute and spent 16 years as a cadre in the Ministry of Electronics Industry, with his last two years as a deputy department head under Jiang Zemin. His career went on to include stints ...

  10. News - China

    China to start building 6m homes next year

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Minister Jiang Weixin said. The minister told reporters yesterday that the government aimed to complete no fewer than five million homes next year under a plan that was still being finalised. ... million so far this year. Jiang also reiterated pledges by Premier Wen Jiabao, saying the government would not loosen controls on the property market. "At least for now, we don't have ...




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