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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Why seven always beats nine (even without an official cat)

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... an official cat) Over the past six months, the South China Morning Post has repeatedly suggested that the line-up of the Chinese Communist Party's all-powerful Politburo standing committee ... that real power resides with the smaller body, the Communist Party's Politburo standing committee. What is surprising, however, given Parkinson's inflationary trend, is that party leaders ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China graft probe looks more like a 'petro purge' than an assault on sleaze

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... a protégé of Zhou Yongkang, who retired from the politburo standing committee last year. With extensive powerbases in both the petroleum sector and China's internal security apparatus, Zhou had ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Two steps that would prove Beijing is serious about reform

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Giving mainland peasants legal title to the land they farm and ending the household registration system will help to rebalance the economy Two steps that would prove Beijing is serious about reform At their first Politburo meeting earlier this month, China's incoming leaders pledged to boost domestic consumer demand, promote urbanisation and enhance social welfare ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Bo Xilai story reads like a violent mafia blood feud

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in turn Wen is credited with blocking the younger Bo's ascent to the all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee in 2007. The insights into officials' business dealings are equally ...



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