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  1. News - China

    Party veterans' offspring make up 1pc of CPPCC

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference include 24 "princelings" - descendants of revolutionaries. Among them are Mao Xinyu, grandson of Mao Zedong, Zhou ... Xilai , another princeling, on Sunday, he distanced himself and other revolutionary offspring from Bo, saying: "What has happened to Bo is something of his very own. It's inappropriate ...

  2. Faction a good training ground for future leaders

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the 1980s, competing with the princeling faction representing the offspring of former party leaders. Founded in Shanghai and other cities in August 1920 as the Socialist Youth League to prepare ... of his non-controversial record and loyalty and concerns that then-president Jiang Zemin would prefer a successor from his own Shanghai faction. Compared with the Shanghai and princelings ...

  3. News - China

    Cautious reformers tipped for new China leadership

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 09:46am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... anointed successor. He will take over as Communist Party boss at the congress and then as head of state in March. Xi belongs to the party’s “princeling” generation, the offspring of communist ... in the late 1990s and replacing the sacked Beijing mayor after a cover-up of the deadly Sars virus in 2003. Wang is also a princeling, son-in-law of a former vice premier and ex-standing committee ...

  4. News - China

    Long after retirement, Jiang Zemin continues to exert his influence

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the princelings (children of revolutionary leaders), is led by Jiang's protégés. The other coalition consists primarily of former officials from the Chinese Communist Youth League and is led by Hu. ... the Shanghai faction or are princelings- Jiang's power base. "Jiang's Shanghai faction allied with the princelings to rival the populist group led by Hu and Premier Wen Jiabao after what ...

  5. News - China - COMMUNIST PARTY

    Exposé reveals ascent to riches by 'Immortals' heirs

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... leadership. Xi, 59, is himself a "princeling" descendant of a senior party leader, as are two other members of the party's Politburo Standing Committee. Zhang said the latest exposé ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Leadership faces dilemma over search for spiritual guidance

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... factions- including President Hu Jintao's Communist Youth League, former president Jiang Zemin's faction of former Shanghai officials, and the group of the so-called princelings led ...

  8. News - 18th Party Congress

    Guangdong's liberal party boss Wang Yang may still be ahead of his time

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... of the so-called "princeling" party leaders. He quit school at 17 to work in a food-processing plant. He joined the Communist Party and became a teacher at a re-education camp for intellectuals. ...



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