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  1. Top politburo members join Hu at youth league congress

    Posted Jun 11th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee were present at the opening ceremony. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the mainland's opening-up policy, noted Li Changchun , now No5 on the Politburo Standing Committee and the party's propaganda tsar. He said the Youth League had played a pivotal role in uniting the nation's youth and had made 'an important ...

  2. Politburo talks point to climate change action

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei As soon as President Hu Jintao came to power in late 2002, he introduced a regular study session for all members of the Communist Party's Politburo. This was aimed ... report on Saturday that the Politburo's latest study session on Friday was devoted to climate change. This is significant in several ways. Recognising the importance of climate change ...

  3. Ousted former leader is celebrated

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Top Communist Party leaders yesterday held a forum in the Great Hall of the People to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the birth of former chairman Liu Shaoqi, who was ousted from the party during the Cultural Revolution. Politburo Standing Committee members attended the forum while President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao gave speeches praising ...

  4. Sacked then back: a vicious circle

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... endorsed by the Politburo in May last year, has been hailed by state-controlled media as Beijing's major push to rein in rampant official corruption. But analysts warned the government faced ... says the committee is headed by Hu's chief of staff Ling Jihua, who is the director of the General Office of the Central Committee, and an alternate member of the Politburo. But Zhu Lijia, ...

  5. A safe pair of hands at a critical time for China

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mao's reclusive China and the reformed, outward-looking nation of today. After Mao's death, the Politburo elected him as chief not just because he had been ordained by Mao, but also because ... by helping the old guard orchestrate the arrests of the Gang of Four. One by one they were summoned on the pretext of attending a Politburo meeting and then promptly detained. On his deathbed, Mao ...

  6. Foreign journalists still unhappy with reporting restrictions

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the mainland, including Tibet and some earthquake-hit areas. Last week, politburo member in charge of the media Li Changchun again promised the media could report everything during the Games, ...

  7. Eyebrows raised at Premier Wen's eulogy for Hu Yaobang

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... said. 'It is like a confession; it is very unusual.' Li said he believed the article was not the result of a political consensus by the Politburo Standing Committee, nor was it a prelude to the full rehabilitation of Hu's political status. Rather, it showed Wen's disappointment and frustration with the bureaucracy. 'Among the Politburo Standing Committee, ...

  8. Draft law to give errant officials second chance

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... endorsed by the Politburo last year, has been widely criticised by the public after a large number of sacked cadres were quietly reappointed by the government. In December, former top food safety ...

  9. Another disgraced official in comeback

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... reported on Saturday. He was stripped of his membership on the Communist Party's Central Committee and had his party membership suspended for two years by the Politburo in September 2008, ...

  10. Mainland rate cut marks a new tack

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... But the top decision-making Politburo, decided at a meeting on July 25 that the principal economic goals should shift to sustaining economic development and limiting inflation, in that order. Frank ... by the Politburo. The lower lending rate would reduce the 'super profits' earned by banks and transfer the benefits to help small companies, Mr Guo said, noting that the profits of 14 big banks ...




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