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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam activists sentenced to up to three years after one-day trial

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:36am by AFP

    ... The trial comes as a senior Politburo member, Le Hong Anh, is in Beijing for high-level talks aimed at easing tensions following violent anti-China riots in Vietnam in May. ...

  2. News - China - COUNTERTERRORISM

    Xinjiang police detain five after hoard of bomb-making materials seized

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:13pm by AFP

    ... the Politburo Standing Committee, agreed at a meeting on Monday that “cracking down on violent terrorist activities must be the focal point of the current struggle”, the official news agency Xinhua ...

  3. News - China

    Now Zhou Yongkang’s brother is detained following hint that net is closing on former security tsar

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:42pm by AFP

    ... power during his time as China’s security chief and retired as a member of the Communist Party’s all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) in late 2012. The wife was a major investor ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Nanjing mayor Ji Jianye removed from office amid corruption probe

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 06:57am by AFP, Reuters, AP

    ... of low-ranking officials and only a handful of senior figures, with no reforms introduced to increase transparency to help fight graft. Last month, former Politburo member Bo Xilai was jailed for life ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam plans to hold a national funeral for General Giap

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... States until the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. His success also earned him some powerful enemies- he left politics officially in 1991 after being eased out of the Politburo almost a decade ...

  6. News - Asia

    Facebook trumps state media as Vietnam mourns General Giap

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:32pm by AFP

    ... was pushed to the political sidelines after Vietnam’s reunification in 1975. He was eased out of the Politburo in 1982 and left politics officially in 1991. The general spoke out until well into his ...



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