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  1. 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 ...


    Seven men who rule a billion

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... been best known as the husband of Peng Liyuan, a beloved folk singer and mainstay of state television programmes. Many mainlanders also know him as the "princeling" son of Xi ... to power, culminating in his election as general secretary yesterday, had been overshadowed by a slew of damaging scandals, including the downfall of a fellow princeling politician, Bo Xilai. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's dream of transformation

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by LANXIN XIANG

    ... to the idea because the dream leaves space for further liberalisation of the system; and the communist veterans and their descendants, the princelings, feel they will not lose their entitlement since ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Praise adds polish to new generation's clean image

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... significance with the power reshuffle to take place at the 18th Party Congress next year in autumn. The league and the purported 'Princelings'- the aristocratic descendants of revolutionary ...

  6. 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- ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China

    China’s new rulers could have reform thrust upon them

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 09:42am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... a peaceful transition since it took power in 1949. Xi, a “princeling” whose father was a top official, and Li, a policy wonk with a law background, inherit a China that is richer and more confident, ...

  9. News - China

    From lawyer to leader, Li Keqiang will be best-educated leader yet

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

    ... heir-apparent at the 17th party congress five years ago, losing out to arch rival Vice- President Xi Jinping, a princeling supported by former president Jiang Zemin . It was not his fist such setback. ...

  10. One script, two personalities as rivals get to work

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... to establish any meaningful eye contact with him. At the meeting of the Shanghai delegation some 200 metres away, however, Mr Xi- a so-called princeling whose father was a member of the revolutionary ...




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