• Sunday
  • November 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 1:56pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 19 for princeling

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Princelings lobby behind the scenes for more democracy

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... trend 'in a domestic political struggle', with so-called princelings, the children of the nation's founding revolutionaries, forming a lobby and urging more democracy. With the heir apparent to the party's top job, Xi Jinping, being one of the princelings, ordinary people might expect the princelings' agenda to advance more easily following a change ...

  2. Is Beijing trying to groom the third generation of the Fok family?

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung and the son of sports supremo Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, young Ken is the closest thing Hong Kong has to a princeling. That's why in a rare report, mainland government ... like Beijing is trying hard to groom the young Fok- the third generation.' The piece was titled, 'Princeling Fok's far-sighted opinion on how to improve mainland soccer'. ...

  3. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... a popular destination for overseas education by "princelings"- the sons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters- of senior Chinese officials. Former premier Wen Jiabao's son, Winston ...

  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. Another star graduate of the Shanghai school

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... A 'princeling' with experience running two of the mainland's most prosperous provinces, Mr Xi maintained a low profile in Shanghai. But he can take credit for successfully hosting the Special ... the 'princelings', and local people may feel disappointed,' said a Shanghai university professor who asked not to be identified. Mr Xi is the son of a communist revolutionary, Xi Zhongxun , who was once ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping pledges renewal of the nation

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... with unprecedented severe challenges," Zhang said. Many China-watchers hope that Xi, known as a "princeling" because he is the son of a former party leader, will push for bolder reforms in his ...

  7. Key players in Bo scandal may learn fate soon

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... who has been detained on suspicion of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood- and Wang, the princeling politician's former henchman. Beijing is apparently eager to bring a swift ...

  8. Maoist sites closed over Bo support

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Two leading Maoist websites have been temporarily shut in the latest fallout from the unfolding political crisis triggered by the recent downfall of Bo Xilai, one of the most high-profile political 'princelings'. Both Utopia (wyzxsx.com) and Maoflag.net were ordered yesterday to be closed down for a month due to online ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The dazzling comeback of China's sent-down youth of yesterday

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by NORA SAUSMIKAT

    ... important texts that could be used even today as blueprints for political reform. Others see them as "early democrats". But there are also the "others", the princelings, sons ...

  10. Rubber stamp or not, annual session bears watching closely

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... of President Hu Jintao's most trusted allies and a 'princeling'- as the children of party veterans are known. Ms Liu, 62, appears to be as amiable as retiring Vice-Premier Wu Yi ...




SCMP.com Account