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Huang Qifan

Power struggle in Beijing leaves CIC leaderless

Huang Qifan, Chongqing Mayor

The chairman's office at China Investment Corp (CIC) has been empty for about three months since former chairman Lou Jiwei , who helped establish CIC in 2007, was promoted to become finance minister as part of the Communist Party's once-a-decade leadership transition earlier this year.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 6:32am 2 comments

Chongqing showing Hong Kong it's back in business after Bo scandal

Huang Qifan

Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan will lead a large business delegation to Hong Kong early next week to attract new investment as the mainland city seeks to rebound from the scandal-tainted era of its former party boss Bo Xilai.

10 Apr 2013 - 5:50am

Former Bo aide Huang Qifan urges top judges to 'learn from Hollywood'

Huang Qifan

Mainland judges should watch more foreign films that involve heroes and courtrooms because they show that justice always prevails over evil - or most of the time, anyway. Such is the advice to China's top judges from Huang Qifan , the mayor of Chongqing.

13 Mar 2013 - 5:43am

Watch action-hero films and legal dramas, Chongqing mayor advises judges

Chongqing Mayor Huang Qifan speaks at the Chongqing delegation's group discussion during the National People's Congress. Photo: Reuters

Chongqing's mayor believes there are two types of films judges should watch: action-hero films and courtroom dramas.

12 Mar 2013 - 7:01pm

Mayor says he defied Bo on axing

Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan openly challenged disgraced party chief Bo Xilai at a high-level meeting early this year when Bo announced his decision to sack the municipality's police chief, Wang Lijun .

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Mayor tries to reassure investors

Chongqing's government has outlined its economic objectives for the rest of the year, in an apparent effort to reassure jittery investors that the ongoing investigation into former party boss Bo Xilai would have little effect on its business-friendly climate.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Mayor appears likely to escape being purged

Chongqing mayor Huang Qifan chaired the meeting yesterday morning at which the Communist Party leadership's decision to remove his boss, Bo Xilai, was announced, in what is being seen as a sign that he is unlikely to be purged soon.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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.

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

City bridges great divide

Chongqing is one of China's most important cities and the country's fourth municipality, after Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai, to fall directly under the administration of the central government.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am