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Hu urges watchdog to rein in corruption

President Hu Jintao stressed the importance of maintaining the 'purity' of the Communist Party, urging cadres yesterday to spare no efforts in cracking down on corruption amid leadership changes across the country, state media reported.

Tuesday, 10 January, 2012, 12:00am

Railways probe is 'unprecedented'

The investigation facing the Ministry of Railways is unprecedented, Chinese legal experts say - its representatives having been removed from the panel looking into the Wenzhou high-speed-train crash.

12 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Party charter set to include Hu's theories

President will make his mark on Communist constitution

After months of murky manoeuvring, President Hu Jintao is set to secure a place in the party constitution for his political theory, with the Communist Party announcing yesterday it will amend its charter at next month's national congress.

18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Wen's star-gazing poetry reveals his lofty ideals and pragmatism, say analysts

Premier Wen Jiabao, known for his penchant for turning to poetry at politically sensitive moments, waxed lyrical yesterday, with analysts saying he was expressing his political stance and desires.

5 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Hu says rampant graft is eroding party authority

Stamping out corruption is crucial to our survival, president tells members at 85th anniversary of the body

President Hu Jintao called for intensified efforts to eliminate corruption within the Communist Party yesterday as he warned that widespread ills were undermining its authority, following a spate of graft cases involving top officials.

1 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing warns against abusing petition system to disrupt order

Beijing has renewed its warning to people not to abuse the petition system, vowing to seriously handle 'unreasonable demands' that upset the social order.

1 Aug 2005 - 12:00am