Hunan native He was secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. He began his career as a technician in Shandong province, and over the following 20 years worked his way up to become a member of the Standing Committee of the Shandong Provincial Party Committee and party boss of Shandong’s Jinan city. His next move saw him become vice-minister of the chemical industry in 1991, before working as Fujian vice party boss and governor from 1996 to 1999. The 69-year-old then became Chongqing party boss in 1999. He was a member of the Politburo Standing Committee between 2007 and 2012. He has a degree in engineering.
US media snubbed at inner circle's debutThursday, 15 November, 2012, 4:49am
The Chinese Communist Party usually goes to great lengths to cover up events or trends they think will challenge their rule. But every now and then they surprise the world with their candour.22 Oct 2012 - 2:52am 2 comments
The Communist Party's anti-graft chief pointed to the aggressive investigation into the crimes of former Politburo member Bo Xilai as a clear indication of the success of the anti-corruption drive over the past five years.10 Oct 2012 - 2:52pm 1 comment
Former secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection20 Nov 2012 - 11:09pm
The Communist Party's discipline chief, He Guoqiang, appeared in public for the first time in days yesterday amid rumours linking his absence to the mystery surrounding leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping.13 Sep 2012 - 11:26am