Huang Ju

Star mayor of Chongqing faces uncertain future

The future of Chongqing's mayor appears to be up in the air in the wake of political turmoil in the southwestern municipality last week.

Monday, 13 February, 2012, 12:00am

Zhu in stinging criticism of anti-corruption failures

Former premier Zhu Rongji has implicitly criticised the central government for its failure to establish a corruption-free bureaucracy.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Late vice-premier plagued by graft rumours receives praise

The Communist Party's mouthpiece yesterday published an article lavishing rare praise on the late vice-premier Huang Ju , who was plagued by corruption scandal rumours before his death last year.

29 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Falling down

Chen Liangyu - pictured being driven away from court yesterday in the white van - is the latest and most high-profile official to be sentenced over the Shanghai pension fund scandal. Here's what other officials and executive got

Shanghai government officials

18 years

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Company official to face trial in graft case

A former top official with a Shanghai state company has been stripped of his Communist Party membership and will face prosecution for his involvement in a corruption case, state media reported yesterday.

Wang Weigong, former deputy general manager of the Shenergy Group, was arrested in July in a case involving misappropriation of Shanghai's pension fund.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Mayor Han's job on line amid moves to bust 'Shanghai Gang'

Shanghai's political landscape is changing, as more officials from outside the city take up government posts following a corruption scandal that came to light in 2006.

23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Politburo trio tipped to take State Council roles in reshuffle

Three members of the Politburo are widely tipped to take over State Council positions after a government reshuffle in March next year.

The State Council is a cabinet-style body and Li Keqiang, the new face on the Politburo Standing Committee, is expected to become the council's executive vice-premier, filling the position left by Huang Ju, who died in June.

23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Xi Jinping: Man for all factions is tip for top

Xi Jinping , a so-called princeling whose father was a Communist revolutionary, is now the man who would be king. Mr Xi is trusted by president and Communist Party general secretary Hu Jintao even though his privileged background might seem to put him at odds with the leader.

23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Magnate to face bribery charges

A Hong Kong human rights group said yesterday that the Shanghai No2 Intermediate People's Court had accepted the case of property developer Chau Ching-ngai, but had yet to set a trial date.

The trial might come this month, the Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy said.

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The caption to the photograph accompanying yesterday's report 'Old China hands salute HK' on page A1 mistakenly identified Henry Keswick (left) of Jardine Matheson as Lord Carrington. We apologise for the error.

7 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The Sunday Morning Post front page report 'Long illness claims top party leader' incorrectly stated that Vice-Premier Huang Ju died at 2.30am on Saturday. The time of death was 2.03am.

4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Long illness claims top party leader

Huang Ju dies in PLA hospital

Vice-Premier Huang Ju - the mainland's sixth-ranked leader - died early yesterday morning, at a time of intense jockeying over leadership positions ahead of the key party congress in the autumn.

But political analysts believe Huang's death will not affect preparations for the congress as he had been gravely ill for months.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Xinhua breaks with tradition to be first to report leader's death

Unlike the previous coverage of the deaths of mainland leaders, the official Xinhua news agency was the first to report the news of the passing of vice-premier Huang Ju yesterday.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Steering Shanghai's rapid rise was pinnacle for 'faithful fighter'

Huang Ju steered China's economy as vice-premier. As the leader of the mainland's commercial capital, where he began his career, he brought Shanghai out of a decades-long slumber.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Citizens recall 'pragmatic cadre's' contributions

Huang Ju was never as popular as some past Shanghai leaders, but citizens yesterday recalled his contributions to the city.

With the news of his death coming too late to make the morning newspapers, many learned through the midday television news, which led with the story by showing a black and white photo of the late leader.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am