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  1. Business - China Business

    Politburo approves pay cuts for bosses at state-owned enterprises

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Top body approves long-sought reforms championed by Xi Jinping Politburo confirms pay cuts for SOE bosses Top executives at state-owned enterprises (SOEs) will have their salaries cut and perks reduced, the central government announced yesterday. The reforms were passed at a Politburo meeting chaired by President Xi Jinping, who has led ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Efforts to airbrush out Zhou Yongkang struggle at lift-off

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Efforts to airbrush out Zhou Yongkang struggle at lift-off Readers will be aware that Zhou Yongkang is not exactly flavour of the month on the mainland. But he was a very powerful figure for a number of years, culminating in his membership of the all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party. His alma mater, the Chinese University of Petroleum, ...

  3. Business - China Business - GOVERNANCE

    Xi Jinping seen to focus more on reform after big tiger caught

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by Victoria Ruan

    ... a widely speculated investigation into Zhou, a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee and so far the most senior "tiger" caught in Beijing's anti-corruption fight. Zhou ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    US dollar peg ensures Hong Kong’s safe-haven role

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:02am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... is of course an excellent hedge. Beyond economic risk, there is political risk. Consider the continuing purge that last week bagged Zhou Yongkang, a former Politburo Standing Committee member who ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Political crackdown has accompanied China's slowing growth

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:54am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... as the ranks of the Politburo Standing Committee. What are the economic implications of this trend? One could argue that a strongman is exactly what China needs to execute crucial but painful economic ...

  7. Business - Companies - POLITICS

    Glass firm's shares rise on perceived links to Zhang Gaoli

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... of the seven new members of the Politburo Standing Committee. Zhang's elevation to the topmost decision-making body had investors betting on the glass maker's bright prospects, pushing ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Power struggle in Beijing leaves CIC leaderless

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of the Politburo, China's top-level political decision-making body, chaired by President Xi Jinping, failed to reach an agreement on the appointment. It is not clear whether Xi himself opposed ... economic and political reform programme. A mainland fund manager who declined to be identified asked: "If the Politburo cannot agree on a job appointment, how many times do they need ...

  9. Business - Economy - FINANCE

    Beijing's leaders pledge to maintain growth and push on with reforms

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 11:42pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... The conference was attended by President Xi Jinping and all Politburo members, as well as leaders from government departments and local authorities. The post-conference statement mentioned that a high-level panel to push for reforms will be overseen by the Politburo and its standing committee. At the local level, all regional authorities were also urged to set up their own institutions ...

  10. Business - China Business - MONEY LAUNDERING

    EU law to publicly name company owners will help battle corruption in China

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:49pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... in property firms. Gu, the wife of disgraced former Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, is serving a suspended death sentence for murdering British businessman Neil Heywood. In the filings ...




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