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  1. Politburo put seal on HK political reform deal

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The Politburo Standing Committee, the Communist Party's highest body, endorsed the Democratic Party's plan to allow three million-plus Hong Kong voters to elect ... with the Democrats confirmed the Politburo's involvement and said Peng Qinghua, director of the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong, played an active role in convincing state leaders ...

  2. Politburo set on carbon emissions target

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and slow economic growth. The Politburo on Monday held a meeting with Professor Pan Jiahua, a director of the Research Centre for Sustainable Development under the Chinese Academy of Social ... of a low-carbon economy. According to Xinhua, the two researchers' opinions and suggestions prompted a 'serious' discussion among the Politburo members. In the end, President Hu Jintao said ...

  3. All eyes on Xi at plenary session

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... But top of the official agenda will be a strategic development blueprint for the next five years. The Politburo has decided the plenary session will be convened from October 15 to 18, Xinhua reported yesterday. The decision was made at a Politburo meeting reviewing its work since the plenary session a year ago, Xinhua reported, citing the general office of the party's Central ...

  4. Chongqing on song for visitor Xi

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... believe Bo, a member of the Politburo, is in the running for elevation to the more powerful Politburo Standing Committee at the same time. ...

  5. Praise for Chongqing's triad war

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... show of support by a top-ranking official. He Guoqiang, a member of the top decision-making Politburo Standing Committee and head of the Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline ... member of the Politburo Standing Committee, Zhou Yongkang, had also praised Chongqing for the clampdown in October, his message was relayed by a local cadre and reported only in the local ...

  6. All eyes on whether key post goes to Xi Jinping

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... it is still two years away, Xi's promotion is likely to spur further speculation over the most important positions in the new leadership line-up, namely the composition of the Politburo Standing ... all other seven members of the Politburo Standing Committee will have reached the age of 68, the yardstick for retirement for Politburo members, or older. Those include Hu, who will be 70, ...

  7. Catching the big fish

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chen Liangyu The most prominent people to be brought down by corruption since 1989 Positions: Party secretary of Shanghai Municipal Party Committee, member of Politburo, member of Central ... bribes Sentence: 18 years in prison Chen Xitong Positions: Member of Politburo, mayor of Beijing Allegations: Embezzlement Jailed: 1998 Convicted of: Corruption, dereliction of duty Sentence: 16 ...

  8. New light cast on Deng's June 4 role

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and former president Yang Shangkun met Deng secretly the night before the landmark Politburo meeting he chaired on April 24. After former party secretary Zhao Ziyang set off to North Korea ... the June 4 crackdown- said Li reported to Deng only on April 25, a day after a Politburo standing committee meeting decided to condemn the student movement. Many party insiders and observers, ...

  9. Anti-triad drive fails to get top leaders' backing

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... ranks last in the nine-strong Politburo Standing Committee, joined a group discussion with Chongqing delegates yesterday, Xinhua said. In a terse report, Zhou was quoted by the official agency ... was apparently the talk of the gathering. Analysts said it was strange, given Zhou was the first Politburo Standing Committee member to praise Bo's crackdown, in September last year. He Guoqiang, ...

  10. Beijing targets 'corruption on wheels' to stem public anger

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Public anger at wasteful spending on official vehicles has become so intense that a meeting of the Communist Party Politburo chaired by General Secretary Hu Jintao yesterday ... to be surrounded by a sea of government vehicles. '[This campaign] will concentrate on some of the pressing issues the public feels strongly about to fight corruption,' the Politburo said ...




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