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  1. The son also rises

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Policy Unit, that the increasing number of princelings being appointed to this government think tank's advisory committees has nothing to do with family connections but is attributable to their increased participation in business and public affairs. So the circle has been squared. The princelings, drawn from influential business and political families, have risen on the back of nepotism ...

  2. Avoiding the storm

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to make a direct claim on the right to govern; future leaders, especially the 'princelings' who have been chosen to take power next year, could no longer do so. The new generation who have contributed nothing to the revolution cannot govern China through the revolutionary credit inherited from their fathers. Secondly, the princelings- the descendants of the first generation ...

  3. A sign the power game has changed in Beijing

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is opaque, the party understands it needs to be more transparent, accountable and less corrupt if it is to maintain the legitimacy to rule. Xi is a good example of the new system. A princeling whose ... factions': he is apparently not Hu's favourite but is acceptable to all sides at the top echelon of power. He is also a leader of the so-called princeling group in which Hu's power base ...

  4. Problems at home

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... back home. Many of the first wave of haigui who went overseas in the 70s and 80s were the children of high-ranking government officials, the so-called 'red princelings'. Hung Huang, ...



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