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  1. Party leaders warn of grave challenges ahead in graft fight

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The Communist Party Politburo has warned of the grave challenge facing the mainland in the fight against corruption. At a meeting yesterday, chaired by President Hu Jintao, to draw up a graft-fighting strategy for 2009, the Politburo- the powerful central policymaking institution- called upon party members to remain vigilant since corruption was still endemic within ...

  2. Gang of Four member Zhang Chunqiao dies

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Politburo in 1969 and became a member of the Politburo Standing Committee in 1973. Two years later he became a vice- premier. In October 1976, Zhang was arrested as a member of the Gang of Four ...

  3. Row of shame

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

    ... Shanghai party secretary and Politburo member, sentenced to 18 years in prison in April, aged 61, for taking 2.39 million yuan in bribes and abuse of power Zheng Xiaoyu, former director ... in assets Chen Xitong, former Beijing party secretary and Politburo member, jailed for 16 years in August 1998, aged 68, for taking more than 550,000 yuan in bribes Wang Baosen, former deputy ...

  4. Sorrow of separation

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Pyongyang's ruling politburo and of disseminating North Korean propaganda. 'Heavy punishment is inevitable, because the defendant disseminated the ideology of [the late North Korean leader] Kim ...

  5. Beijing mayor jailed for graft is close to death

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The most senior official jailed in decades and a key figure in the Tiananmen crackdown, Chen Xitong, is in the final stages of colon cancer. The former Beijing mayor and a former member of the Politburo has been in a Beijing hospital since April and can only survive with medication, according to Global People, a magazine under the People's Daily. Since April ...

  6. Central Committee member dismissed

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Communist Party has formally announced the removal of Yu Youjun, a former vice-minister of culture, from the Central Committee. The decision to dismiss Dr Yu, 55, was endorsed yesterday by the full Central Committee, although the decision was made by the Politburo early last month, Xinhua said. Xinhua said Dr Yu was given a two-year probationary period on his ...

  7. Triad-smashing Chongqing boss put on the spot

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... officials to his campaign to promote revolutionary culture, to lifting the impoverished Three Gorges areas, and even one about his private life. But the media-savvy Politburo member, who had ... 'Are you paving your way to the Politburo Standing Committee with the anti-triad crackdown?' asked a Taiwanese reporter. 'Are you not worried about stealing the show and outshining ...

  8. Pressure builds to dump anti-communist law

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was sentenced to seven years in prison for violating the National Security Law after he was found guilty of being a member of Pyongyang's ruling politburo and of disseminating North Korean ...

  9. Suspended death penalty for ex-head of university

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and scale of corruption at these institutions of higher learning was underscored by a meeting of the Politburo last September to shore up efforts to fight against campus corruption. At the meeting, ...


    Posted Apr 18th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... president, Zeng Qinghong, a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, Hubei party boss Yu Zhengsheng and Commerce Minister Bo Xilai, who has gone on to make headlines as the gang-busting party boss of Chongqing. More princelings were promoted at the 17th National Congress, in 2007. The current 25-member Communist Party Politburo includes at least six men (Bo and Yu among them) and one woman who ...




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