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  1. 'People's premier' shows he still has the common touch

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Wen Jiabao, who has been described as the 'people';s premier', showed he had lost none of his populist touch at yesterday's news conference that wrapped ... social imbalance and injustice. 'China's modernisation is not just about economic development. Not only do we need to do well in building an economy, we must also promote equality ...

  2. Xi Jinping moves one step nearer top post

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not elaborate. Xi's latest promotion may mark the beginning of the second orderly transition of power in the history of the People's Republic. With the vice-presidency together with a leading ... Staff Reporters in Beijing Vice-President Xi Jinping looks set to be China's next top leader after he was named vice-chairman of the Communist Party's Central Military Commission ...

  3. Rare insight into leader-in-waiting Xi

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... successor. Xi Jinping is convinced that only a small elite can maintain China's social stability and lead the country to new heights. The princelings, he says, are the 'legitimate ...

  4. Party's young guns readying for showdown

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... no earth-shaking news. However, it is worth noting that the first publication is sponsored by Xinhua news agency and the second is sponsored by the People's Daily, the two major propaganda arms ... Wang Xiangwei In China's opaque politics, nothing is more intriguing than the perceived rivalry between Bo Xilai, the party secretary of Chongqing and Wang Yang, the party secretary ...

  5. Anti-triad drive fails to get top leaders' backing

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Despite heightened media attention on Chongqing during this year's NPC session in Beijing, municipality party chief Bo Xilai's anti-mafia crusade has yet to gain public endorsement from either President Hu Jintao or Premier Wen Jiabao. With only a day to go before the end of the annual session of the National People's Congress, only ...

  6. Wen returns to hot topic of political reform

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... economic reform without the protection of political reform will not achieve complete success, and might even lose what's been gained,' Wen said in response to a question from the China ... course, we are trying to build a China with democracy and rule of law. The most important element of rule of law is when a political party rules, it should act according to the constitution ...

  7. 'Ants' struggle to own dream homes

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

    ... welcome. One of the most talked-about television programmes is a soap opera called Snail House, which features corruption and political intrigue surrounding young people's attempts to buy ... cent in Shenzhen. China Daily reports that the ratio of housing price to income is the highest in the world. In a survey by news website ifeng.com, 94 per cent of more than 7,000 respondents ...

  8. Cut the criticism, Beijing tells HK

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to the National People's Congress confirmed Zhao had been freed on medical parole. The activist's conviction by the Beijing Daxing District People's Court and imprisonment for 21/2 years sparked outcry in Hong Kong and internationally, with local NPC members speaking out and 28 of them signing a letter to the Supreme People's Court calling for his release. Responding ...

  9. Focus on politics and the pace of growth

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei While ordinary mainlanders enjoy a week of leisure and sightseeing over the National Day holidays, there's no rest for the country's political elite. All eyes ... economic growth and its political leadership in the coming years. The fifth plenum of the party's 17th Central Committee is important for two reasons. The first, well-publicised one ...

  10. Liu falls at first CPPCC hurdle

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Former Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang has caused a stir again. The athlete, who was made a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative ... to skip most of the CPPCC meeting. It is not the first time that Liu has raised eyebrows at the annual meetings of the National People's Congress and CPPCC. Right after he was given the job, ...




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