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  1. News - China - NPC/CPPCC 2013

    Defector’s brother Yu Zhengsheng made chairman of CPPCC

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 01:01am by Agence France-Presse

    ... of the party’s “princelings” but has had to overcome major setbacks during his career. As well as the 1985 defection of his brother Yu Qiangsheng, an intelligence official, his father Yu Qiwei was also ...

  2. News - China

    Shanghai party boss Yu Zhengsheng open to assets scrutiny

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... yesterday. Yu, 67, a princeling who has sat on the 24-member Politburo for 10 years, drew at least 150 reporters who flocked to the Great Hall of the People for a rare chance to get close up to him. ... Jinping joined our group discussion yesterday and I was deeply impressed by his analytical remarks about the themes of the party congress," he said. Yu is best known for his princeling ...

  3. Yu returned as Shanghai party chief

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren ren.wei@scmp.com Yu Zhengsheng was re-elected Shanghai party boss yesterday- a move that reaffirms his potential to join the country's highest ruling body- as he highlighted the city's role in national reforms. The 67-year-old Yu, a princeling who has been on the Politburo for 10 years, stands an even greater chance of rising to the supreme nine-member ...


    Seven men who rule a billion

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... been best known as the husband of Peng Liyuan, a beloved folk singer and mainstay of state television programmes. Many mainlanders also know him as the "princeling" son of Xi ... to power, culminating in his election as general secretary yesterday, had been overshadowed by a slew of damaging scandals, including the downfall of a fellow princeling politician, Bo Xilai. ...

  5. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Shanghai civil servants hope for raise if 'stingy' Party chief gets promotion

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... had worked intermittently in the city since 1947. Yu belongs to the so-called princeling faction. Yu's father, Yu Qiwei, was the first mayor of Tianjin after the Communist Party's ...

  6. High praise for Shanghai party boss

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com The People's Daily has heaped lavish praise on Shanghai's steady development under the city's party boss, Yu Zhengsheng- praise that political analysts see as a boost for the princeling's chances of being promoted in the autumn leadership shake-up. The front-page splash of the Communist Party mouthpiece yesterday- an obvious ...

  7. News - 18th Party Congress

    Shanghai chief Yu Zhengsheng's well prepared to join party elite

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Shanghai chief Yu Zhengsheng's political savvy, built up over many crises, stands him in good stead to join the upper echelon of the party The man for the job Shanghai party chief Yu Zhengsheng, a "princeling" tipped for promotion to the Politburo Standing Committee at the 18th party congress, has a knack for using both the carrot ...



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