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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., September 29, 2013

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am

    ... A Bad Week for... Bo Xilai The disgraced princeling erupted in anger when the Jinan Intermediate People's Court in Shandong found him guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power last Sunday. Judges said the 64-year-old had "gravely damaged the country and the people's interests" as they sentenced the former Chongqing party boss and politburo member ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - EMPLOYMENT

    JPMorgan effect casts chill over firms' hiring practices in China

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:56am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Demand for offspring of influential mainlanders takes a fall amid controversy over employment Firms wary of hiring princelings amid probes Western ... investment banking team based on people with industry expertise rather than "princelings"- offspring of influential mainlanders. A UBS spokesman said: "UBS appoints on merit ...

  3. News - China

    China’s rich and famous gather in Beijing for CPPCC

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Billionaires, political princelings and entertainment celebrities were among more than 2,000 delegates who gathered in Beijing on Monday for the annual meeting of an official Chinese debating chamber. The annual session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) opened in the Great Hall of the People with a moment ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - PEOPLE

    The chess master behind the Citic takeover deal

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:13am by Ray Chan

    ... background of Chang, whose father was a professor with Tsinghua University in Beijing, had helped him climb the corporate ladder in a state-owned firm stuffed with party princelings ...

  5. Is Beijing trying to groom the third generation of the Fok family?

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Ying-tung and the son of sports supremo Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, young Ken is the closest thing Hong Kong has to a princeling. That's why in a rare report, mainland government mouthpiece Xinhua ... Beijing is trying hard to groom the young Fok - the third generation.' The piece was titled, 'Princeling Fok's far-sighted opinion on how to improve mainland soccer'. So, what ...

  6. News - China - HOLIDAY

    Not to be ignored, Chinese mum buys full-page ad to get son to come home for New Year

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 05:36pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Another wrote, “This is a princeling and it’s very likely he’s gay.” Others were less forgiving. “Not marrying is an act of extreme selfishness. What use is this kind of son?” one user wrote.  ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Opaque policymaking is the breeding ground of corruption

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:14am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... their children (who may have trouble finding jobs elsewhere) into the military. Another popular guise for conmen is pretending to be a "princeling"- a child or relative of top leaders- particularly in Beijing where former and current leaders and their families reside. Princelings are active in the social scene and rub shoulders with the elite and powerful. They are often evasive ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    In China, ‘red nobility’ trumps egalitarian ideals

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 04:08am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... year. They have focused scrutiny on the country’s “princelings,” the sons and daughters of party or government officials, fostering a potent form of resentment in Chinese society. Including Xi, ... changed their names or kept quiet about their connections. “After several months, you would learn, oh, her father was X, Y or Z.” The ascent of the princelings belies claims popular in some ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books

    Singapore's food-loving cop cracks a case in Beijing

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Guy Haydon

    ... by disgraced princeling Bo Xilai), whose populist appeal has been built on a foundation of Mao-era revivalism and a brutal crackdown on the Chinese mafia. Singh arrives in Beijing three weeks after ...

  10. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Murdoch sells China stake, detained Tibetan abbot urges calm

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 08:08am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Trending topics on weibo New season of TV series Sherlock Debate about child rape A talented corgi pet dog Death of Taiwanese musician Lee Tai Hsiang Divorce of actress Zhao Xinyu, princeling Ye Xuanlian Politics Southern Metropolis Daily* New Year's editorial: "“As a newspaper that strives for the truth, we are sometimes ...




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