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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi follows in Mao's footsteps on path to consolidate power

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the spines of many of the Communist Party's 80 million members. Most of them understood that when the Politburo announced Xi Jinping's campaign rid the party of "formalism, ... Liberation Army. Two days after the Politburo announcement, Xi issued an order requiring generals and other senior officers to serve as soldiers of the lowest rank for at least two weeks as part ...

  2. News - China

    China to celebrate Mao's birthday, but events scaled back

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... market-oriented policies while managing to avoid expressing open dissent. While members of the party’s elite inner core, the Politburo Standing Committee, are likely to attend a high-profile event ...

  3. Open up

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that there seems to have been a murder to justify such a move. The fall of Bo and the two Chens have one thing in common: they were all Politburo members assigned to local posts. Historically, how to control local officials who possessed imperial lineage was always a problem. The Politburo is equivalent to the inner circle of the imperial household. Its members, if assigned a local ...

  4. News - China - COMMEMORATION

    Hunan plans high-profile Mao birthday celebration

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Politburo Standing Committee will attend the commemorations in Hunan. "I guess there is a good chance that all seven committee members will show up in Mao's home town on December 26. One, ...


    Will Mao Zedong's philosophy live on in party constitution?

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by CARY HUANG IN BEIJING

    ... issued after the party's 24-member Politburo met on Monday, made references to President Hu Jintao, his predecessor Jiang Zemin, and Deng Xiaoping, the architect of China's ... a decision on whether to acknowledge Mao's ideology, particularly after the Bo Xilai saga this year. Bo, a high-flying Politburo member until his recent downfall, had gained considerable ...

  6. Party strives to keep bad emperors away

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... problem. Decision-making and leadership is shared among the nine members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo. The party imposes 10-year term limits on the president and prime minister, ...

  7. A leader haunted by history?

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Mr Hu's overwhelming sense of history dumbfounded Politburo members summoned on November 24 last year to a 'collective study' session covering world history from the 15th ... point was for Politburo members to better understand the causes of both, particularly the falls. He turned the history class into a wake-up call for China's leaders, reminding them ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The long shadow of the Cultural Revolution

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by RODERICK MACFARQUHAR

    ... the crisis. The active members of the Politburo Standing Committee - Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, Chen Yun and Deng Xiaoping - seem all to have agreed that some form of family farming under the aegis ...

  9. Party is deifying itself, scholar warns

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... urged 'to love the party, love the nation and love socialism'. Propaganda tsar Li Changchun, ranked No 5 in the party's nine-man Politburo Standing Committee, recently ordered ...

  10. Beijing faces pressure to act against Mao critics

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... said he believed the neo-Maoists were not just targeting Mao Yushi and himself. Their primary aim, he said, was to overturn an alleged politburo decision, said to have been made in December ...




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