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  1. News - China - PROFILE

    Zhou Yongkang’s rise to power fuelled by oil

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Zhou and referred him to former president Jiang Zemin. Zhou rose to the highest level of power- membership in the Standing Committee of the Politburo. But he exposed himself to attack ... Widely referred to as a Jiang protégé, Zhou was elected to the 25-member Politburo in 2002. He was also appointed to the powerful post of minister of public security. Zeng officially retired ...

  2. News - China

    China targets deputy police minister Li Dongsheng for corruption

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 08:52pm by Raymond Li, Keith Zhai, Mimi Lau

    ... authorised an investigation into Zhou, who retired last year as a member of the supreme Politburo Standing Committee, as part of broad nationwide anti-corruption campaign. Zhou associates targeted ...

  3. New rule to make officials accountable approved

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... The document was passed by the Politburo of the party's Central Committee, the country's top decision-making body. The Politburo said official accountability would strengthen the supervision ... yesterday, the Politburo also gave the green light to two other documents on improved governance, including one targeting officials of state-owned companies. The most recent scandal involved ...

  4. Party leaders warn of grave challenges ahead in graft fight

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The Communist Party Politburo has warned of the grave challenge facing the mainland in the fight against corruption. At a meeting yesterday, chaired by President Hu Jintao, to draw up a graft-fighting strategy for 2009, the Politburo- the powerful central policymaking institution- called upon party members to remain vigilant since corruption was still endemic within ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Oil company executive latest to be investigated for graft

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 02:40pm by Raymond Li

    ... of the Standing Committee of the party's Politburo. The 71-year old Zhou, a party hardliner, rose through the ranks of the petroleum industry before becoming party secretary and general manager ...

  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Parents, professors doubt party's renewed pledge to end elite schools

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:02am by Raymond Li

    ... said the schools were keen to retain their status by reserving places for pupils from elite families, such as the grandchildren of Politburo members. As a result, many regional education ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Former top leader Zhou Yongkang returns to limelight amid corruption speculation

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Former security tsar makes surprise return A former member of the Communist Party's all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee is back in the limelight for the first time since retiring in November. State media recently reported on Zhou Yongkang's not-so-recent trip to his alma mater earlier this year- publicity that analysts suspect was aimed ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    CNPC graft investigation sheds light on 'Shengli gang'

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... of the Shengli Petroleum Administration from 1989 to 1990. As the Post reported on Friday, Zhou- who retired from the Politburo's powerful standing committee in November- faces his own inquiry ...

  9. Suspended death penalty for ex-head of university

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and scale of corruption at these institutions of higher learning was underscored by a meeting of the Politburo last September to shore up efforts to fight against campus corruption. At the meeting, ...



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