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  1. News - China

    Vice-president Li Yuanchao draws subdued welcome

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... the job five years ago. Li, who failed to land a seat on the Communist Party's powerful Politburo Standing Committee last year, received tepid applause before sitting down somewhat awkwardly ... of Hong Kong and Macau affairs. Li is a Politburo member while his predecessors, Hu, Zeng and Xi, were all members of the smaller, inner-most Politburo Standing Committee. He is the first person ...

  2. News - China - POLICY

    Think-tank veteran Wang Huning to retain influence despite lack of portfolio

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of portfolio At first glance, Wang Huning is the biggest loser as the only Politburo member without a portfolio. But the former academic will still be an influential figure as director of the Central ... a Politburo-level official in charge of foreign policy for a decade, meaning that Wang can now act in that role as the only foreign affairs expert with a seat on the party's decision-making body. Born ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping completes rapid transfer of power

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... There was also one opposing vote and three abstentions in that election. Politburo member Li Yuanchao , who is not a member of the party's supreme, seven-member Politburo Standing Committee, was named vice-president, while Zhang Dejiang , a Politburo Standing Committee member, was elected as the new NPC chairman. The transition of power to Xi was smoother than the one a decade ago, when ...

  4. News - China - PARTY CONGRESS

    NPC panel prepares to remove Bo Xilai from post, setting up trial

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

    ... delegates". The Politburo expelled Bo from the party late last month and Chongqing's people's congress voted to strip him of his NPC membership. A decision to kick Bo, a former member of the Communist Party Politburo, out of the NPC would be put to a vote at the end of a four-day session, analysts said. They added that stripping the former Chongqing party secretary of his NPC membership ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Stability is the key for China's new cabinet

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 07:19pm by Teddy Ng, MANDY ZUO

    ... previously. Of these, four were born in 1949 and are only a year away from turning 65, the mandatory retirement age for ministers. The NPC also approved four vice-premiers - Politburo Standing Committee member Zhang Gaoli and Politburo members Liu Yandong, Wang Yang and Ma Kai - as part of the new government led by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. Zhang, a former Shenzhen ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Displays of Hong Kong's colonial flag offend Beijing

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Colleen Lee and Li Jing

    ... Gary Cheung, Colleen Lee and Li Jing in Beijing 'Centrifugal forces' and symbols of a former era will not be allowed, Politburo Standing Committee member tells CPPCC delegates ... and "centrifugal forces" would not be allowed to rule the city after universal suffrage was introduced. Yu Zhengsheng, a member of the Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee- and tipped ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Second state leader stresses Hong Kong's role in national security

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Gary Cheung and Emily Tsang

    ... the importance of Hong Kong safeguarding national security, a day after another warned the city against becoming a base for subversion and said its ruling elite had to love the nation. Politburo Standing ... just a day after the fourth-ranked fellow Politburo Standing Committee member Yu Zhengsheng warned against Hong Kong becoming a base for subversion on Wednesday. Unlike Yu, Zhang did ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Hunan party chief Zhou Qiang named as mainland's top judge

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK, Keith Zhai

    ... to the Communist Party's Politburo in 2017 would be slimmer after his appointment as top judge. But others suggested otherwise, saying he stood a good chance of replacing Meng Jianzhu , 65, as the country's top security official. Beijing-based independent political analyst Chen Ziming said: "I personally think that Zhou boasts at least an 80 per cent of chance to land Politburo ...

  9. News - China

    Zhang Dejiang, an ally of ex-leader Jiang Zemin, becomes NPC chairman

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... seven-man Politburo Standing Committee, formed in November, Zhang received 2,952 of the 2,961 valid ballots cast to succeed Wu Bangguo as chairman of the National People's Congress. Li Jianguo ... influence than Wu, who ranked second in the Politburo Standing Committee behind then-president Hu Jintao . Zhang Dejiang, 66, a North Korean-educated ally of former president Jiang Zemin , developed ...

  10. News - China

    Milk powder, GM food and pollution: Interesting quotes from NPC

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 05:51pm by Chris Luo

    ... "We must pay attention to the problems triggered by curbs on milk powder transportation and respond to people's concerns on the issue." Yu Zhengsheng, Standing Committee member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China, on milk powder issue.    “The situation [in Xinjiang] is still ‘severe’, but generally speaking, I believe it is becoming more stable.” ...




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