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  1. Princeling pair's photos spark romance talk

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... many see as communist China's aristocracy. There is talk of an unprecedented marriage between 'princelings'. Bo, 23, is the son of rising Communist Party star Bo Xilai ... central bank deputy governor. The so-called 'princeling' class of descendants of the mainland's top leaders have been the subject of intense speculation among internet users because ...

  2. 'Unfashionable' princeling finds himself in fashion

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The word 'princelings' is not a term of endearment. On the mainland, it's more likely to mean someone who is pampered, privileged, undeserving, egoistic and probably unscrupulous. They are where they are in society because they were born with the right family names within the Chinese Communist Party hierarchy. But a new generation of princelings ...

  3. Bo's axing seen as liberal coup

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... science at Renmin University. Hu Xingdou, an economist at Beijing University of Technology, said the recent developments were the 'greatest ever setback' for the 'princelings ...

  4. Bo keen to prove his loyalty

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... public appearances indicated Beijing may have already forgiven him. Bo, considered a 'princeling' because his father was a revolutionary veteran, 'is unlikely to be punished ...

  5. Marching to a different beat?

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and their 'princeling' offspring when he was a young student in Beijing. These officials include Liu Yuan, political commissar of the PLA's General Logistics Department and the son of revolutionary Liu ... with no military background and connections. To them, Bo is an energetic, capable person,' he said. 'His princeling background and Politburo standing also helped him gain the military's ...

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    Bo Xilai likely to escape criminal charges, analysts say

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... well connected with influential party members, which is something the future leadership does not want to see," Zhang said, referring to Bo's "princeling" background ...

  7. Chongqing's party boss dazzles with forthright maverick charm

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dajun, an independent China watcher who has followed Mr Bo's career, said Mr Bo's methods came partly from his position as a princeling- a term used for family members, usually sons, ... promotion because nobody from above will clear up their mess if something does goes wrong,' Mr Zhang said. 'But for a princeling, the need for extreme caution is less of an issue. ...

  8. Bo a victim of his own ambition

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... business-friendly agendas. Other analysts have argued that his pedigree as a high-powered princeling led him to take bigger and reckless risks. But according to people who know him, Bo's downfall, ...

  9. The plot thickens

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com While onlookers held their breath watching the dramatic downfall of Bo Xilai's right-hand man this month, the princeling-politician appeared unfazed by the political firestorm gathering in his backyard. Just hours after former Chongqing police chief, Wang Lijun, was rumoured to have been escorted off a flight to Beijing ...



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