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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi urges Politburo to stick to party's line on socialism with Chinese characteristics

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... to the left under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. Speaking at a group study session held on Tuesday immediately after a four-day meeting of the all-powerful Politburo, Xi urged the 25-strong ... introduced by late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping and have market reform and opening-up at their core. The study session, the seventh for the new Politburo under Xi's leadership, comes days ...


    Who's who: seven party heavyweights named to China's Politburo core

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 11:55am

    ... Gaoli readies for limelight Zhang Gaoli has long preferred to leave the big speeches to others- that's likely to change if he's appointed to the Politburo Standing Committee (Full ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi’s crackdown on corruption won’t lead to a more open society

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:33pm by NORA SAUSMIKAT, Chang Ping

    ... Some Western commentators misunderstood this as the birth of a real people's party representing the majority. Zhou entered the powerful Politburo Standing Committee in 2007; Zeng left. ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    New security commission to be led by top three in Communist Party

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 09:34pm by Zhang Hong

    ... The Communist Party's National Security Commission will be led by the top three members of the supreme Politburo Standing Committee, underscoring the authority of the new group that will monitor domestic and foreign security issues. President Xi Jinping will head the commission, with Premier Li Keqiang and top legislator Zhang Dejiang as deputy chiefs, Xinhua reported, citing a Politburo ...

  5. The Politburo

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the party hierarchy and head the country's legislature, but the former factory boss's elevation to the Politburo Standing Committee five years ago was seen as the result of a factional ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping heads new panel on internet security and promoting IT

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... attending the meeting. Premier Li Keqiang and propaganda tsar Liu Yunshan, both members of the Communist Party's supreme Politburo Standing Committee, are the group's deputy chiefs. ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping names three Standing Committee members as deputies on new panel

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:56am by Zhang Hong

    ... three fellow members of the country's top political body to serve as his deputies on a powerful new panel to spearhead policy reform. The four members of the supreme Politburo Standing ... standing members of the Politburo into the leading group shows Xi's determination to push forward overall reforms through this newly established organisation, rather than through ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    How leading small groups help Xi Jinping and other party leaders exert power

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 04:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Party's 25-member Politburo, which weighs in on every major decision. Then comes the Politburo Standing Committee, the seven-member body led by party chief Xi Jinping that makes all the big calls. ... "The more important a policy matter, the more likely that it will be made by the top leadership supported by a relevant leading small group of the Politburo," Tsang said. That is why ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    China leader Xi Jinping seeks unity and discipline among top cadres

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Party chief tells Politburo members to carry out 'honest criticism' and also self-criticism Xi seeks unity and discipline from top cadres Communist Party chief Xi Jinping yesterday ordered members of the powerful Politburo to uphold the unity and authority of the party's central leadership amid a round of campaigns to clean up ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi Jinping's three challenges

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:47am by Minxin Pei

    ... The real litmus test of Xi's intentions will be whether his government prosecutes Zhou Yongkang, a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee. Xi's anti-graft noose has been tightening around Zhou since the arrest of many of his former lieutenants. But prosecuting even a retired member of the Politburo Standing Committee would break a taboo. Beginning with Deng Xiaoping, ...




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