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  1. Politburo members discuss reforms in structure, governing

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Communist Party leaders began to finalise the massive restructuring plan for the government and key personnel decisions at a Politburo meeting yesterday before the National ... discussed at yesterday's Politburo meeting, which was chaired by President and party chief Hu Jintao, according to Xinhua. The party should 'unswervingly push forward the administrative ...

  2. Politburo says stable economy remains priority

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Grave concern at overheating risk The Politburo said yesterday its top priority in macroeconomic control was to prevent the economy from overheating, Xinhua reported. At a meeting ... while inflation jumped to a 33-month high of 4.4 per cent in June against a targeted rate of 3 per cent. The Politburo promised to fine-tune the economy, saying 'the appropriately stable ...

  3. Horse trading under way in earnest

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is dominated by the public activities of the nine members of the Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee, with the broadcast of news items prioritised by the rankings of the nine rather ... trading and decide on the new leadership line-up- namely the composition of the Politburo and the Politburo Standing Committee- to be officially unveiled at the party's 18th congress later ...

  4. Five-year plan to be mapped out in October

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reported, quoting a Politburo meeting yesterday. At its first meeting after the yuan revaluation, the Politburo also discussed the economy. Despite macroeconomic controls having achieved positive results and the national economy forging ahead at a steady pace, it concluded the country faces 'tough development tasks' in the second half of the year. Xinhua said the Politburo ...

  5. Li Peng is latest party veteran to bask in spotlight

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and several other Politburo members have in recent days gathered in Beidaihe , in Hebei province, where current and retired Communist Party chiefs often hold midsummer retreats to hash out political ... wrap up the political scandal surrounding Bo Xilai's removal as Chongqing party boss and suspension from the Politburo. Liu, who heads Duke University's China Research Centre, said ...

  6. Leaders signal accord on Bo

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a Politburo member. Bo and his wife are believed to be under house arrest in Beijing. Their son, Bo Guagua, is believed to have returned to Beijing late last month from Harvard University, where he ... and certain procedures had to be followed. Sources said only preliminary results of the investigation were available to the nine-member Politburo Standing Committee when it decided to remove Bo ...

  7. Book reveals security move after June 4 crackdown

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... development, comes out at a time of frenzied internal politicking following the abrupt ousting of Politburo member and Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai in April. 'Bo's case has further ... high at the 13th Party Congress in 1987, when he was made the third member of the elite Politburo Standing Committee. ...

  8. Leaders set to draft economic road map

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Measures related to HK on the agenda President Hu Jintao will chair the first meeting of the new Politburo in the next two weeks to discuss major economic issues ... to solicit opinions on the country's economic development and their views on many hotly debated issues troubling the world's fourth largest economy before meeting other Politburo members. ...

  9. Bo's exit a setback for leftists

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Party's top ruling body, the Politburo Standing Committee. Analysts say Bo's departure will likely spur further competition for seats on the top decision-making body ahead of the key party ... a privileged political family, may not fall further and may still keep his position in the party's 25-member Politburo until the 18th party congress. Bo's downfall also spelled the end ...

  10. Leadership needs to rein in almighty party secretaries

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... controlled the sprawling metropolis like an overlord. There were no checks or balances to control him. His previous membership in the 25-member Politburo had made him even more powerful, as only the nine members of the Politburo Standing Committee were higher-ranked than he was. After his fall from grace, the mainland leadership said he broke the rules by sacking Wang Lijun ...




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