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Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Corruption the watchword as annual national summits near

Every year in March, the country's most important officials and businessmen will converge in Beijing for the two annual top-level political summits known as "Liang Hui".

Monday, 17 February, 2014, 8:09am

Allies, aides and kin of former political leaders join CPPCC presidium

Several secretaries, allies and children of former state leaders or revolutionary veterans have been appointed to the presidium of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), whose annual session kicked off yesterday afternoon in Beijing.

4 Mar 2013 - 9:43am 2 comments

Interest rate liberalisation likely to dominate bankers' talk at NPC meeting

Business transformation is expected to dominate the talk of banker deputies and delegates when the National People's Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) convene next month.

28 Feb 2013 - 5:42am

Maybe it's time for Donald Tsang to step back and relax

Former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, a staunch Catholic, may have a fresh understanding of these two phrases after he missed out on a place in China's top political advisory body recently.

4 Feb 2013 - 4:40am

Baidu chief Robin Li among rich and famous taking their place at top table

Robin Li, Baidu chairman and the mainland's third-richest man, and Yu Zhengsheng, No 4 in the Communist Party hierarchy, were named to the country's top political advisory body yesterday as a new generation of leaders prepares for power.

3 Feb 2013 - 5:48am 2 comments

More diverse Hong Kong group named to CPPCC

Three of the city's leading property developers will remain in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Supporters of both Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and his rival Henry Tang Ying-yen have been named as advisers.

3 Feb 2013 - 5:36am

People's Daily announces end to re-education through labour, but only for Guangdong

A formal decision is expected to be made in March at the annual NPC/CPPCC sessions in Beijing. Meanwhile, Guangzhou police advocate legalisation of caning.

31 Jan 2013 - 11:43am

Talking points

Ministers face Legco panels on policy address

Five panels of the Legislative Council - welfare services, public service, food safety and environmental hygiene, constitutional affairs, and health services - receive briefings by the relevant ministers on Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address.

 

Official launch for Academy of Sinology

21 Jan 2013 - 3:35am

Actor Stephen Chow appointed as Guangdong CPPCC member

Hong Kong actor Stephen Chow Sing-chi is one of the newest additions to Guangdong's Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference committee. 

15 Jan 2013 - 3:47pm

Tung Chee-hwa's faulty connection to the leadership

We had always assumed that former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa was pretty well plugged into what was going on in the upper echelons of the leadership in the mainland. But the recent changing of the guard and the new lin-up in Beijing would seem to indicate that is not actually the case.

17 Nov 2012 - 4:13am 1 comment

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