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  • Jul 31, 2014
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Politics of Beijing

Jiang behind my downfall, chen suggests

Disgraced former Beijing party boss Chen Xitong calls his corruption conviction 16 years ago 'the biggest injustice since the Cultural Revolution'.

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012, 12:00am

Weather key to opening ceremony, says Zhang

Games opening ceremony director Zhang Yimou revealed yesterday that parts of the extravaganza would be cancelled if Beijing's elaborate measures to control the weather failed.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Staunch Hu ally tipped as next Beijing mayor

Anhui party chief Guo Jinlong, a strong ally of President Hu Jintao, is expected to be named acting Beijing mayor soon, as the mainland leadership continues a sweeping reshuffle of key provincial and ministry posts, mainland sources said.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

All lawmakers set for banquet invitation

Members of the entire legislature, including the Democratic Party and its allies, are likely to be invited to a banquet hosted by state leader Jia Qinglin during his visit to Hong Kong later this month.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am