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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Strengthening the rule of law will be a long journey

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 07:02am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in the country. Over the past week, mainland media has been hailing the meeting's historic significance without any sense of irony in linking the two developments. Until 2012, Zhou was the Politburo ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping's wider ambitions in rooting out graft

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:27am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in 1949 reached a new level when the leadership announced a formal probe into Zhou Yongkang, the country's security tsar for five years and a member of the Politburo Standing Committee until ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Generational change on hold

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... handed over to the next generation. Seven of the nine Politburo Standing Committee members will retire because of their age and term limits. Of the remaining two, Vice-President Xi Jinping, 59, ...

  4. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi follows in Mao's footsteps on path to consolidate power

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the spines of many of the Communist Party's 80 million members. Most of them understood that when the Politburo announced Xi Jinping's campaign rid the party of "formalism, ... Liberation Army. Two days after the Politburo announcement, Xi issued an order requiring generals and other senior officers to serve as soldiers of the lowest rank for at least two weeks as part ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Breaking monopolies of state-owned enterprises is key for sustainable economy

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... head of the regulator of the state-owned enterprises and the former chief of CNPC. His detention is widely rumoured to be part of an unprecedented probe into Zhou Yongkang, a former Politburo ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Do graft-busters have a new tiger in their sights?

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:21am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Yongkang, a former member of the Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee and public security tsar. Song's downfall now further heightens speculation- and expectations- ... at another Politburo Standing Committee member who retired in 2012. Song allegedly helped one of his sons push through the mine acquisitions. But the speculation in the corridors of power in Beijing ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Legal fate of Zhou Yongkang vexes leadership

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:56am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... was a member of the Communist Party's supreme Politburo Standing Committee, tasked with overseeing national security for a decade before he retired in late 2012. He would be the most senior ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Leaders should come clean on investigation into Zhou Yongkang

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 03:59am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... on corruption allegations. But the investigation of Zhou has taken the fight to an unprecedented level- current or retired Politburo Standing Committee members were believed to be exempt from ... level of the leadership. Over the past two decades, however, the party leadership has ruled through consensus, which means that the Politburo Standing Committee members made collective decisions ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi moves closer to becoming another paramount leader

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... short of expectations driven up by the state media and senior leaders, such as Yu Zhengsheng, the No4 member of the Politburo Standing Committee, who predicted "unprecedented reforms". ... to the second-highest post on the Politburo Standing Committee. Wen had been No3. Plenum announcements, however, show that Li was not even included on the team that drafted the plenum resolution. ...

  10. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi learns from Castro and Putin in graft fight

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in the first Politburo meeting since he came to power as the party chief, the 20-odd Politburo members vowed to set an example by banning welcome banners, red carpets and floral arrangements. They also ... in these suites in the future. In another telling episode, Xi also reportedly singled out a previous Politburo document on curbing official corruption issued in July 1989, a few weeks after ...




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