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  1. News - Asia - POLITICS

    Many Asian leaders are currently the scions of political dynasties

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:04pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kuan Yew, the nation's first prime minister. Political scientists say there is no single factor that has contributed to the prevalence of princeling leaders in Asia. A famous family name ... political uncertainty, the Asian princelings have risen at a time when the region is again in flux. The changing regional order had created confusion and chaos in the region, said Xu Zhiyuan, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    2013: the year of talking dangerously

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Staff Reporter

    ... who broke cover in Hong Kong, sparking a global fallout over US government spying; and the Chinese princeling whose public trial for corruption and abuse of power riveted the nation. At home, ...

  3. News - China

    SOEs a nexus of power and wealth

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... come under the control of people close, or even related, to high-ranking government officials. So-called princelings - the children of revolutionary leaders - and relatives of current leaders ... into telecommunications. But the most prominent example of a princeling business dynasty is the family of former premier Li Peng , who himself is considered a princeling, having been adopted by popular premier ...

  4. News - China

    Hot topics loom at Beidaihe summer summit as Chinese leaders meet to discuss reform

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... will be controversial as it will not satisfy all the various factions within the party, certain retired leaders and the princelings [their children]. And any deal will also be debated among the public." Bo was considered a "princeling" himself as the son of former vice-premier and Long March veteran Bo Yibo. He gained popularity for his crackdown on triad-style gangs and a campaign to foster ...

  5. News - China

    Jury still out on whether China's leader Xi Jinping is a reformer

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:14am by Cary Huang

    ... in the coastal provinces, helped China become an economic superpower in three decades. Conservatives believed that Xi- the princeling son of a revolutionary leader, born into the party's ...

  6. News - World - GERMANY

    Inside the race to succeed Angela Merkel

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... The careers of CDU "princelings" came to premature ends. Potential rivals were sidelined to jobs in Europe, left politics or were sunk by scandals of vanity or venality. Two ministers fell ...

  7. News - China

    Focus: The rise and fall of Bo Xilai

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... members the impression that he would handle Wang's defection attempt well," the person said. "As a princeling [son of a revolutionary leader], Bo was excessively confident his ... parks and plazas. Despite his achievements in Dalian and his princeling background, Bo failed to win election to the party's 15th national congress in 1997, which could have secured his ...

  8. News - China

    Bo Xilai trial gives rare insight into infighting at the top

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO, Li Jing

    ... had little time to ponder mundane issues as trivial as his son's travel tickets and hotel expenses. The princeling son of Bo Yibo, one of the Communist Party's "eight ...

  9. News - China

    What does Bo Xilai’s trial mean for other graft cases?

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... central seat of power," said Zhang Ming , a professor of political science at Renmin University. "As a princeling, he also had challenged the party's public position and its ...



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