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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Growth target tops agenda at meeting of China's economic-policy makers

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:05am by Victoria Ruan

    ... would be the key after the Politburo set the tone last week by promoting structural reforms while maintaining stability. New data shows industrial output and fixed-asset investment growth eased ...

  9. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Graft probe claims another Kunlun chairman

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 06:13pm by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Natural gas firm loses second chairman to widening mainland investigation, with former Politburo member said to be the next target Graft probe claims another ... drive. Wen was promoted to chief accountant at CNPC in July this year, after being its deputy chief accountant for almost six years. CNPC is a power base of Zhou Yongkang, a former Politburo ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS SHIRLEY YAM

    Hope fades for reform and power sharing at the top

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... that the next five years will allow time for Xi Jinping to consolidate his power and reformers will be able to join the Politburo Standing Committee when the five members retire in 2018. Yet, I cannot ... months before the reshuffle, the public saw the fall of a Politburo member and potential leadership heir Bo Xilai. They were told Bo has accumulated more than US$6 billion in graft; plotted ...




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