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  1. News - Hong Kong - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Xi Jinping will still keep tabs on Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by CHOW CHUNGYAN

    ... Party secretary will retain role of overseeing special administrative regions at least until March when he takes over as president Xi Jinping has become the first top mainland leader to enter office with first-hand experience in dealing with Hong Kong and Macau, a portfolio he will still oversee until at least March. The once-a-decade leadership reshuffle that elevated Xi ...

  2. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Xi Jinping pledges to tackle corruption

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... After vice-president is sworn in as party chief, he acknowledges many 'pressing problems' that will have to be resolved within its ranks Xi Jinping officially took over the baton ... leaders. Along with Xi, a slate of new leaders was also sworn in as they were elevated to the Politburo and its Standing Committee, the apex of power, after elections by the newly elected Central ...

  3. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Hu Jintao will step down as military chief today

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... transfer of power the party has seen in two decades. Top military brass confirmed a South China Morning Post report that Hu will go into full retirement to make way for his successor, Xi Jinping ... at the party's Central Military Commission (CMC) to Xi when the party's new Central Committee meets for the first time today to usher in a new generation of leaders. When asked if Hu would cling ...

  4. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Hu seeks clean power handover with military promotion, sources say

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 05:05pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... a clean handover of the party leadership, the presidency and the top military post to his anointed successor, Xi Jinping, over the next seven months, to avoid a repeat of the past internal rancour ... Jiang, could choose to stay on as its chief for another couple of years beyond his handover of the presidency to Xi in March next year. In what is seen as the ultimate bulwark of power, ...

  5. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Exclusive: Hu Jintao set to step down as military chief

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Outgoing leader decides to retire and clear way for Xi Jinping, breaking from the unpopular precedent set by his predecessor Jiang Zemin Outgoing President Hu Jintao will formally ... designated successor, Xi Jinping, when the congress concludes on Wednesday. Marking the first clean transfer of power the Communist Party has seen in two decades, Hu's move will break ...

  6. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Hu's pet theory made a guiding tenet of party

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... as he prepared to hand control of the party to Xi Jinping . Hu is expected to cede the presidency to Xi in March. Hu first adopted the "scientific development" concept in 2003 and has, ...

  7. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Li Yuanchao tipped to oversee Hong Kong and Macau affairs

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... If the arrangement is confirmed, Li Yuanchao is likely to assume responsibility for overseeing Hong Kong and Macau affairs from Vice-President Xi Jinping, who will succeed Hu as party chief next week ... it is on the condition that Hong Kong's political climate does not turn extreme." He added that the power to handle Hong Kong affairs was not held solely by Li but ultimately by Xi and the Politburo ...

  8. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Hu Jintao sets target of doubling incomes by 2020

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, Cary Huang

    ... the party's firm political control was the key to achieving that target. In his swansong speech before he passes the post of party general secretary to Xi Jinping next week, at the end ... in the nationally televised speech. The goals were part of an ambitious blueprint Hu laid out for the incoming leadership, to be headed by Vice-President Xi and Vice-Premier Li Keqiang . Xi will succeed Hu ...

  9. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Hu Jintao warns graft threatens existence of party and nation

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... leadership transition, which will see Vice-President Xi Jinping succeed Hu as party chief next week and as state president next March, has been complicated by the downfall of former Chongqing party ...

  10. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    Liu Yunshan tipped to lead the Central Committee Secretariat

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... secretary for a decade, reporting to Zeng Qinghong and Xi Jinping when each served five-year terms as its first secretary. Johnny Lau Yui-siu, a veteran Hong Kong-based China watcher, attributed ...




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