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  1. Graft laws won't succeed until the princelings bow

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... leaders, collectively known as 'princelings'. The letter- signed by more than 50 officials and intellectuals and addressed to President Hu Jintao, the NPC and CPPCC- suggested ... not be able to find jobs. While there is nothing wrong with princelings engaged in business activities, what gets the blood of ordinary mainlanders boiling is that those princelings take advantage ...

  2. CE election linked to the drama in Beijing

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the split between 'princelings' and the Communist Youth League. Princelings, the offspring of party leaders, are heavily influenced by former president Jiang Zemin and are represented ...

  3. Leaked us cable sheds light on Hu faction

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the cable. Xi, a princeling, got the Shanghai job in March 2007 with the support of some party elders. The cable said that Hu, who had an image as a conservative politician, was not very fond of princelings- sons and daughters of senior officials- but he found that working with them was part of 'the cost of doing business' and could accord him certain benefits. Hu, according ...

  4. Xi criticises cadres for personal excess

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... gripped the nation and disrupted plans for a drama-free transition this year. Until his fall, Bo, like Xi, was the prominent 'princeling' son of a famous revolutionary-era figure ...

  5. SOE staff barred from owning shares in affiliates

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... transactions believed to have involved certain 'princelings' or children of mainland leaders. One high-profile case was Shandong Luneng, which was set up in 1995 as an SOE. It became ...

  6. Deft power broker kept in step with changing of the guard

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Zeng Qinghong: Zeng Qinghong, the de facto leader of China's princelings and a man regarded in some circles as an ultimate opportunist, will hold sway over ... with other princelings and the military also proved invaluable to Mr Jiang, who struggled to find his feet early on, and Mr Zeng became the party general secretary's right-hand man during ...

  7. Rising hotshots don't disappoint

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... a 'princeling' with an impeccable political pedigree, is said to be acceptable to all factions. Jia Qinglin, another eye-catcher despite being for all the wrong reasons, scrambled to get 2,169 votes- ...

  8. Drama off the air as 'red' TV takes over

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a high-profile, three-day visit to Chongqing early last month. Xi and Bo are considered dominant members of the 'princelings', a group of descendants of high-ranking party officials. Professor ...

  9. Li Keqiang primed to succeed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... secured.' Because of his close ties to Hu, Li was once tipped to succeed him as president. It later became apparent that Xi, a 'princeling' son of a former vice-premier, was the favourite ...

  10. Annual sessions foreshadow reforms of new leadership

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on a healthier track and social cohesion improve. Moreover, many mainlanders have pointed to Xi's pedigree as a princeling as a plus for his reform drive. A son of former reformist vice-premier Xi ...




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