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  1. President's aide overlooked for Politburo, but makes secretariat

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... the 25-member Politburo. Instead, he was appointed a member of the powerful secretariat of the Central Committee. The secretariat, in charge of day-to-day affairs for the Politburo and its Standing ... was promoted to the Politburo Standing Committee yesterday, is expected to take over the party affairs portfolio from Mr Zeng and head the secretariat, deemed the nerve centre of Zhongnanhai. Publicity ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Jiang Zemin faction wins in China's game of thrones

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Former president outmanoeuvred his successor Hu Jintao, who only got one man from his faction into the Politburo Standing Committee In a game between two sides, a win for one is a loss ... membership of the party's inner-most Politburo Standing Committee. "By and large, we can see a line-up dominated by Jiang's men," said Liu Kang, director of US-based Duke ...

  4. Beijing looks to expand party's ruling bodies

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Central Committee, Politburo could be doubled with injection of young blood The mainland leadership is considering expanding the Communist Party's powerful Central Committee and Politburo to increase representation and help find solutions to one of the party's potentially most destabilising issues- leadership succession, according to sources. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Jiang was a clear winner Gu Su, a political analyst, on the dominance of acolytes of former president Jiang Zemin on the new Politburo Standing Committee   I think I've done many, many great games Zlatan Ibrahimovic, in typically modest form after the Swedish soccer ace's four goals destroyed England in a friendly in Stockholm   He's kind of an obsessive type. ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Jiang Zemin slips down a notch in Beijing's order of seniority

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Listing behind Politburo Standing Committee members at funeral may be a sign that former head of state is heading for full retirement For the first time, the name of former president Jiang Zemin has been officially placed behind those of members of the Communist Party's current Politburo Standing Committee, prompting speculation that he is set to withdraw from the political ...

  7. News - China

    Jiang outmanoeuvres Hu again to sway Standing Committee line-up

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and retired Chinese leaders began discussing the line-up of the new Politburo Standing Committee ahead of the Communist Party's 17th national congress, there was intense speculation ... politics in the run-up to the congress, and he appears to have outmanoeuvred Hu again, with Jiang's supporters expected to dominate the new Politburo Standing Committee to be unveiled ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for …, November 18, 2012

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Jiang Zemin The former president showed his clout in the Communist Party, with as many as six of the seven members of the new Politburo Standing Committee said to be his followers, with only one clearly in the camp of his successor, Hu Jintao. It's not a bad achievement for a man whose health has long been the subject of speculation since his retirement.   Michael Arndt ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Jiang Zemin absent from party congress finale

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of the previous Politburo Standing Committee had "taken a lead to step down" from all their party posts, showing their "high virtue and nobility of character", a prime-time China ...

  10. Wang Gang: Keeper of the party's official secrets maintains a mysterious profile

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

    ... of Politburo in 2002 and was for a long time constantly at President Hu Jintao's side on domestic and overseas trips. Reports said he always kept a cool head and a clear mind, and was considerate ...




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