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  1. Princeling to be new Shanghai party chief

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... surprise because he was one of the most prominent princelings- children of former top government officials and party elders. His father is the late Xi Zhongxun, a former top party official. ...

  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. The great leap backward

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... as the closest thing the mainland has to a Western-style politician. He has had a successful track record in his previous posts. Yet, it is his far less flashy fellow princeling, Xi Jinping, who ... that ignores the fact that Xi, Bo and many of their contemporaries in the party elite are princelings, the sons (and they are all men) of former party chiefs. They owe their positions in part ...

  4. A new leadership takes root

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... natural for the next generation of leaders to be younger and better educated. Both analysts noted the past distinction of major party factions such as the so-called princelings (descendants of leaders) and the party's Youth League has largely been blurred the past few years. 'Unlike previously, outsiders today cannot be so sure who belongs to which faction. The princelings ...

  5. Another outsider on top in Shanghai

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of the city in a leadership shuffle at the National People's Congress meeting in March. Mr Yu's 'princeling' background- his father was the party secretary of Tianjin and head ...

  6. New and old guard stage rare show of harmony

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... attentively. When the political ritual was over, Beijing Mayor Wang Qishan promptly went to shake hands with top leaders such as Premier Wen Jiabao. Another rising star and princeling, Commerce ...

  7. Beijing names 2 provincial bosses as reshuffle begins

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Ed Zhang

    ... the 'club of the princelings'. But Hong Kong-based commentator Jin Zhong, said the so-called Youth League clique was not an important phenomenon as perceived by many. He said he didn't ...



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