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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's new Politburo may deal more firmly with North Korea

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by PACIFIC NEWS SERVICE

    ... Adam Cathcart, Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga and Roger Cavazos Adam Cathcart, Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga and Roger Cavazos say China's new Politburo, which includes several specialists ... on the notion that the Great Helmsman was seven parts good, three parts bad, just as Mao had declared that if his own 10 fingers represented Stalin, seven were good. Now, the Politburo Standing ...

  2. News - 18th Party Congress

    Hunan stalwart Zhou Qiang set for Politburo despite Li Wangyang scandal

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com The party secretary of a troubled province is regarded as a reformist and a strong bet for the Politburo but he may be too low-key for some Untainted by Hunan scandals Despite a recent series of scandals in Hunan, provincial party secretary Zhou Qiang is still seen as a contender for promotion to the powerful Politburo at the Communist ...

  3. News - China

    Party's silence over 18th congress dates is deafening

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... in mid-August. A Politburo meeting should then have been held around the middle of this month to announce the date of the last party plenum of the 17th party Central Committee, at which paperwork ... boss and Politburo member, who until his fall from grace this year was a hot candidate for promotion, was a prerequisite for the party congress dates to be ruled on. "Certainly, ...

  4. News - China - GOVERNANCE

    Xi Jinping warns corruption threatens party's rule

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... in March, pledged at the new Politburo's first "learning session" on Saturday that there would be no mercy shown in the battle against graft. The party is confronting slower economic ... transition of power. The most notable scandal involved the dramatic fall of former Politburo member Bo Xilai , once a contender for the party's supreme Politburo Standing Committee, who now ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi off to good start but must deliver on higher expectations

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the breach than the observance; and abuse of power routinely violates people's rights. That said, Xi has made a good beginning, with the Politburo pledging to rein in the over-the-top working ... on the promise. A Politburo Standing Committee motorcade dispensed with traffic controls and Xi himself avoided the extravagant ceremony and tight security accorded his predecessors during an inspection ...

  6. News - 18th Party Congress

    General Fan Changlong among contenders for top military post

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com General Fan Changlong's promotion to the army command would also put him in the Politburo Jinan stalwart emerges as candidate for military post ... of the Politburo," the media source said. Being elevated to the 20-odd strong politburo of the Communist Party qualifies a person to the status of "party leader". Both sources said another new ...

  7. News - China

    Top North Korean military leader visits China

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 10:32am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Follow @SCMP_News North Korea has sent a top military official to China as a special envoy of leader Kim Jong-un, at a time of strained relations between Pyongyang and its allies in Beijing, state media reported. Choe Ryong-hae, the director of the Korean People’s Army politburo flew to China on Wednesday, the Korean Central News Agency said, without ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Bo Xilai supporters gather in Chongqing

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 11:04am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Die-hard supporters of disgraced Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai gathered outside a Chongqing court on Thursday to defend his “triad-busting” legacy. “The people of Chongqing do not welcome an organised crime lawyer,” one banner read, according to photos that spread on Sina Weibo and forums. “Fight organised crime, eliminate the evil.” Many of the comments ...

  9. Memoirs refute legitimacy of June 4 order

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at a meeting at the home of late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping on May 17, 1989. A widely held notion was that the decision was put to a formal vote by the five members of the Politburo Standing ... destroyed that myth. 'There has been public hearsay that the Politburo Standing Committee meeting resulted in a vote of three against two, but in fact there was no 'three-versus-two' ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping pledges renewal of the nation

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... sure we will accomplish our goal," Xi, 59, said as the other six members of the party's supreme Politburo Standing Committee and members of the party's secretariat, its nerve ... of a nation," Xi said. He made the speech after visiting an exhibition entitled "China's Road to Renaissance" at a Beijing museum with the other Politburo Standing Committee members. ...




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