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  1. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Li Yuanchao tipped to oversee Hong Kong and Macau affairs

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Trusted member of Hu Jintao faction looks set to become vice-president after missing out on promotion to Politburo Standing Committee LI YUANCHAO TIPPEDTO OVERSEE HK ... supreme Politburo Standing Committee and would remain a member of the Politburo. Li, long seen as a front runner for promotion to a seven-member Politburo Standing Committee, appeared to lose out ...

  2. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Jiang Zemin faction wins in China's game of thrones

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Former president outmanoeuvred his successor Hu Jintao, who only got one man from his faction into the Politburo Standing Committee Jiang Zemin the victor ... failed to install political allies in several key positions, particularly membership of the party's inner-most Politburo Standing Committee. "By and large, we can see a line-up ...

  3. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Liu Yunshan tipped to lead the Central Committee Secretariat

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of the party's power centre in the once-in-a-decade leadership reshuffle. Meanwhile, in a move that confirms earlier reports that Vice-Premier Wang Qishan would be elevated to the Politburo Standing ... personnel changes and major party affairs. He is almost certain to have also secured a coveted spot on the Politburo Standing Committee, which is expected to be reduced from nine to seven members. ...

  4. News - 18th Party Congress - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    How crash cover-up threatens career of Hu's top aide

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... was the illegitimate son of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference chairman Jia Qinglin, who ranks fourth in the Politburo Standing Committee. Wild stories began to spread that the trio were ... that the crash scandal has hurt Ling's chances of securing a seat at least on the Politburo, a reshuffle on Saturday saw him take over as head of the United Front Work Department, a largely symbolic ...

  5. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Risers and fallers in Central Committee voting

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... been seen as a contender for elevation to the Politburo. But he was dealt a severe personal and political blow when his son died in the fiery Beijing car crash that left two young women badly ... powerful position expected to deprive him of a Politburo seat. "The number of 'no' votes for Ling is comparatively high," said Chen Jiping, a delegate and the party secretary ...

  6. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Exclusive: Ferrari crash scandal cover-up may force out Hu ally, Ling Jihua

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cover-up. This is largely for fear of its potentially damaging impact on the once-in-a-decade leadership succession, especially in the wake of the downfall of ex-Politburo member Bo Xilai. Although ... Committee tomorrow was unlikely to be competitive. More importantly, there is no sign that the party will extend the competitive elections to the Politburo and its Standing Committee. Beijing-based ...

  7. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Hu Jintao will step down as military chief today

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... existing alternate members made full members. In theory, the new leadership line-up, including the Politburo and its Standing Committee, should be elected by the Central Committee today, but it will have already been decided behind closed doors by the incumbent leaders, their successors and party elders such as Jiang. Apart from Xi and premier-to-be Li Keqiang, a downsized Politburo ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Xi Jinping will still keep tabs on Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHOW CHUNGYAN

    ... regions previously ruled as European colonies. Li Yuanchao, widely tipped to acquire the portfolio from Xi, failed to make it on the Politburo's elite Standing Committee. While the result ...

  9. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Communist Party Central Committee not for me, tycoon Liang Wengen insists

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Central Committee- which sits below only the Standing Committee and the 25-member Politburo in the political pantheon- in order to show the world it recognised and supported private businesses. ...

  10. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Xi Jinping pledges to tackle corruption

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... previously plagued by political scandals and rampant rumours about splits among top leaders. Along with Xi, a slate of new leaders was also sworn in as they were elevated to the Politburo and its ...




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