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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Opaque policymaking is the breeding ground of corruption

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:14am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... their children (who may have trouble finding jobs elsewhere) into the military. Another popular guise for conmen is pretending to be a "princeling"- a child or relative of top leaders- particularly in Beijing where former and current leaders and their families reside. Princelings are active in the social scene and rub shoulders with the elite and powerful. They are often evasive ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Son also Rises: nepotism doesn't disappear in China, it just gets a promotion

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... by a different name, guan er dai- the second-generation government officials, or princelings, particularly those of top mainland leaders. While they may no longer go around beating people or abducting ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Let's hope Xi Jinping does pursue bolder reforms

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... that Xi, a princeling son of a revolutionary elder, has the courage to pursue bolder economic and political reforms and tackle corruption. In fact, he and his supporters have been trying to send ...

  4. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi learns from Castro and Putin in graft fight

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of senior cadres, known as princelings, simply ignored Deng's diktat and went on to build up commercial empires using the political connections of their parents. That probably explains why Xi ...



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