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  1. Ring of confidence

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Former premier Zhu Rongji summons Shanghai's leaders, including party chief Chen Liangyu and his predecessor Huang Ju, now a vice-premier and one of the nine members of the ruling Politburo Standing Committee, to a large meeting room in the Hengshan Hotel. Shaking with rage, Mr Zhu berates his audience for the city's property scandal, which led to the arrest of two ...

  2. Autonomous legion

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Wang Lequan, the 'emperor' of Xinjiang, holds three posts- membership of the Politburo, party chief of Xinjiang and senior political commissar of a 55-year-old organisation of paramilitary settlers. With its 2.6 million members, the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps is the single most important instrument of state control in Xinjiang. In Putonghua, ...

  3. In from the cold

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... to the members of the party Politburo and also to political leaders in Taiwan. He received a remarkable response- President Hu Jintao sent a message of thanks, Premier Wen Jiabao sent him a letter and Mr ...



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