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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Xi Jinping's call for party unity is crucial to implementing reform

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to include the anti-corruption campaign and how to finalise the case of former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, the first present or former Politburo Standing Committee member to be brought ... leaders, including predecessors Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, former premiers Wen Jiabao, Zhu Rongji and Li Peng, and nearly every surviving former member of the Politburo Standing Committee. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Despite Hanoi's hedging strategy, it must settle disputes with China

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a Vietnamese Communist Party Politburo member, has seemingly been more fruitful, in part due to Vietnam expressing regret for the unrest and offering to compensate affected firms and hundreds of Chinese workers. A meeting with Politburo Standing Committee member Liu Yunshan ironed out an agreement under which the sides will avoid exacerbating territorial disputes, return to defence ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs professional, not 'patriotic', pollsters

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a meeting attended by Zhang Dejiang, one of seven members of the Politburo Standing Committee and chairman of the National People's Congress. The vice-chairman of billionaire Lee ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New leaders must guide China to the next stage of its development

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM, Peter Kammerer

    ... would choose to take the nation through the coming decade. Xi Jinping heading the line-up of seven dark-suited members of the top governing body, the Politburo Standing Committee, ... the make-up of the Politburo Standing Committee neither encourages expectation of change nor rules it out. After all, reforms advanced by leaders with mainstream ideological credentials could meet ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    After Bo Xilai, a fork in the road for China

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of determination to fight corruption. They have since endorsed an investigation into Bo ally Zhou Yongkang, a former security tsar and Politburo Standing Committee member, once a top executive of China National Petroleum Corporation. It is the first time a current or former member of the Politburo Standing Committee has been probed for economic crimes. Bo's case also defines a fork ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Women in China still not equal to men

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... enterprises are still run by men. The powerful Politburo Standing Committee is comprised entirely of greying men. Of the 25 members of the new Politburo, only two are women- Liu Yandong and Sun ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Terrorism should have no role in dissent

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 12:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Nowhere in China is as popular with tourists. When the attack occurred just after noon on Monday, all seven members of the Politburo Standing Committee were at an event in the nearby Great Hall ...

  8. News - China Insider - LEADER

    Zhou Yongkang puts in rare public appearance at university anniversary

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 06:47pm by Chris Luo

    ... party’s politburo, the highest decision-making body in China, was previously in charge of China’s immense security forces and law enforcement institutions between 2007 and 2012. But he has ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Corruption probe may show cracks in state monopoly power

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to chairman. The leadership's annual secret summer meeting endorsed the move against Zhou. It is the first time a current or former member of the Politburo Standing Committee has been probed ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Election rhetoric aside, vital ties bind US and China

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for the party's Central Committee, Politburo and Politburo Standing Committee, factions have invariably tried to influence the outcome by showing strength through rhetoric and action. The US presidential ...




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