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  1. Time for princelings to set an example

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... repeatedly warned that the very survival of the Communist Party depends on its success. It would be wrong to argue that the princelings should not be engaged in business activities, but there has been widespread dissatisfaction on the mainland that princelings and leaders' wives have found lucrative jobs with multinationals or set themselves up in the fast-growing ...

  2. Polished 'princeling' establishes his own impressive track record

    Posted Dec 18th 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... of leaders he is also a symbol of privilege and political patronage. Mr Bo belongs to an elite group known as China's 'princelings', the sons and daughters of revolutionary ... of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), along with a number of other princelings, due to high-level resentment within the arcane political cauldron of Beijing. These setbacks did not affect his willingness ...

  3. Why did hi-tech countries fail to detect tsunami?

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Revenue Self-centred princelings Princelings helping the poor? You're joking. In 'Time for princelings to set an example' (January 6), I hope Wang Xiangwei's suggestion ... impoverished areas of China? One cannot count on officials to urge their children to be good, nor on the goodness of the princelings to stop their corrupt business practices. Only true transparency, ...

  4. Invasion of the privileged offspring

    Posted Oct 27th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... But their princelings are usually untried and untested. Everyone is relieved if they turn out to be merely competent and reasonably diligent; no one dares expect brilliance. This means that, at the top, we can ... princelings. Perhaps former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, the son of one of the world's greatest shipping magnates of the 1960s and 1970s, and his failed administration after the handover, stands ...

  5. Family keeps faith in capitalist model

    Posted Oct 28th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of late former vice-president Wang Zhen, since Rong Yiren stepped down in 1993. Such nepotism is typical on the mainland, where many big state firms are run by 'princelings ...

  6. Vice-President Zing Qinghong

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines Vice-President Zeng Qinghong is visiting Hong Kong this weekend. What's his story? Born in Jian, Jiangxi, in July 1939, he was one of China's 'princelings'- children of leading revolutionaries. His Red Army veteran father Zeng Shan was vice-mayor of Shanghai and became minister of internal ...

  7. Ex-CCB chief's son disappears in HK

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the third quarter of this year. Foreign investment banks are said to recruit so-called 'princelings'- children of senior mainland officials- in hopes of clinching lucrative privatisation ...

  8. Tung's empty promises

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... there is nepotism. Over the past few years, the Tung administration has been dominated by an elite group comprised of the princelings from rich families. Together, they control Hong Kong's economic ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... a public relations firm. But now CICC plays a significant role in today's mega deals such as Sinopec, Shenhua Energy and China Life Insurance. Because of its princeling connection, CICC ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... 'We have a huge team to do a lot of filtering,' Mr Wang said. 'You need to do this kind of tough job in China.' Is this a princessling in our midst? Not every princeling ...




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