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  1. News - China

    Xi Jinping youngest head of Central Military Commission in three decades

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... of a defence policy research centre at Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, said that Xi, as a top military leader with a princeling background - who experienced a series of political ...

  2. PLA names 300 delegates to party congress

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the delegates' names was published by the PLA Daily and the People's Daily. Several generals with 'princeling' backgrounds and a PLA soldier who won Olympic gold in swimming at the London ...

  3. Surprises as six appointed generals

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... there is also a new general with a so-called princelings background. Liu Yazhou, the son-in-law of former president Li Xiannian, has been generally considered an outspoken and open-minded senior officer ...

  4. All eyes on the new guard

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... war in the late 1970s, Zhang, as the son of general Zhang Zongxun, is also one of the PLA's military princelings. Even if Zhang fails to succeed Chen Bingde, he may get to fill ... head of the general logistics department Wang Ke. One likely feature of the new CMC is expected to be the emergence of more 'princelings'- sons of senior officers or officials from ...

  5. News - China

    Air force commander Xu Qiliang looks set for elevation

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... "princelings" - the children of communist veterans - have dominated high-ranking positions in the PLA. There have long been rumours that Xu is one of them, and owes his rise to being the son of late ... the princeling group following the downfall of former Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai . Two rising military stars close to Bo have seen their chances of becoming director of the PLA's General ...

  6. PLA newspaper presses need for party loyalty

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'princeling' background were also under investigation, the retired officer said. These officers were said to include Liu Yuan, political commissar of the PLA's General Logistics Department and son ...

  7. Central Asia expert to head PLA intelligence

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... descendants of Communist Party revolutionary veterans. Prominent princelings have included former military intelligence chief General Chen Xiaogong, the son of former ambassador to Japan Chen Chu; ...

  8. News - China - MILITARY

    Xi cements control over PLA with unique background

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... settle into the position to his diverse background, including military service and his status as the "princeling" son of a revolutionary leader. Such experiences make him better ...



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