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    Xi Jinping began career as cadre in rural Hebei

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the future leader did rather well in Zhengding considering his princeling pedigree and lack of experience. Xi had a good reputation in the county, he recalled. "Xi was famous for his willingness ... In the long run, "Going to the provinces was his 'only path to central power'." While being a princeling may have helped him get on the fast track to success, Xi's political ...

  2. Midwest state relishing its moment in the spotlight

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it clear that they do not know much about Xi other than that he is regarded as a 'princeling', as the son of communist official Xi Zhongxun, who visited Iowa in 1980. US Vice-President ...

  3. So, who is Xi? US visit will be a chance to find out

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the propaganda masters. So who is Xi? And will he make a better leader? The overseas media like to play up his background as one of the so-called princelings- referring to the children of senior ...

  4. Summer Games' success may clear the way for rising star

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Jintao when the latter steps down in five years. Mr Xi, a 'princeling' whose father was a communist revolutionary, is trusted by Mr Hu, even though his privileged background might ...

  5. Xi Jinping: Man for all factions is tip for top

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

    ... Bill Savadove Xi Jinping, a so-called princeling whose father was a Communist revolutionary, is now the man who would be king. Mr Xi is trusted by president and Communist Party general secretary Hu Jintao even though his privileged background might seem to put him at odds with the leader. But he also has ties to former party chief and president Jiang Zemin of the 'Shanghai ...



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