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  1. Princelings jostle for power

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... for higher office. The most famous of China's taizidang (princelings)- the sons, daughters and relatives of prominent state leaders, especially revolutionary party elders- include Vice-President ... connections, according to political analysts. Although considered influential individually, China's princelings, believed to number in the thousands, have rarely been united as a real political ...

  2. Princelings

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bo Xilai, 57, son of party elder Bo Yibo, Shanxi native, Commerce Minister, Communist Party Central Committee member Yu Zhengsheng, 61, son of former machinery industry minister Huang Jing, Zhejiang native, Hubei Party Secretary, Politburo member Zeng Qin ...

  3. Alleged misdeeds in Chen's family pale beside mainland princelings

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the scale and intensity of nepotistic capitalism among the so-called princelings are much worse on the mainland. To be fair, the mainland leadership has stepped up efforts to crack down on rampant ... And the princelings seem to be above regulations that lower-ranking officials are forced to follow. For instance, the mainland has banned spouses and children of government and party officials from working ...

  4. Gleeful daily hyperventilates over Taiwan's ignoble day of 'firsts'

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... politics and business are in the renegade province, so unlike our beloved Motherland. We all know princelings and relatives of top mainland officials get a slap on the wrist- not probing fingers ...

  5. Hubei heavyweight tipped for Politburo's inner circle

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hubei party boss Yu Zhengsheng is one of the most prominent 'princelings' on the mainland today. A Politburo member known for being a favourite of late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, Mr Yu has been tipped as a frontrunner to gain a seat on the Politburo Standing Committee at the Communist Party's 17th congress next year. Unlike many other princelings whose parents ...

  6. Zeng bends with winds of political change

    Posted Oct 10th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... elite group of 'princelings', the sons and daughters of former top leaders. His late father, Zeng Shan, a Red Army veteran, was minister of internal affairs in 1960 and vice-mayor ... society'. For many observers, Mr Zeng plays an important role as a kingmaker because of his ties to the princelings and his strong military connections, which Mr Hu and Premier Wen Jiabao lacked. ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... a $100 coupon towards a new pair. All proceeds will go to the Salvation Army. princelings lose interest in telecoms Maybe the telecommunications business just isn't any fun. Hot on the heels ... years. Both men are second sons of first families, Mr Lee's father, of course, being Singapore's elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew. The two princelings were never on the Stanford campus ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Nov 01st 2006, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... mainland-listed parent company. Princelings' millions Who is the best-paid, second-generation princeling? Lai See nominates New World Development's Henry Cheng Kar-shun (left), who was rewarded ...

  9. Beijing issues new regulations to curb nepotism among senior cadres

    Posted Aug 07th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... a suspended death sentence. But the new rules contain no clear instruction to ban the so-called princelings- the children of senior state leaders- from running businesses, which has often been ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... with Ben Kwok OPUS ON PRINCELINGS REVEALS A SYMPHONY OF TALENTS Just how good are our Hong Kong princelings- we are talking about the ones who have already taken up key roles in the family business? According to CLSA's most recent report, The next generation: passing the golden baton, they are a self-driven bunch of people with colourful personalities. The brokerage firm ...




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