Politics of Shanghai

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.

Saturday, 21 January, 2012, 12:00am

Shanghai mayor puts the environment before growth

Shanghai would sacrifice economic growth rather than neglect the environment in its quest to be a sustainable city, mayor Han Zheng said yesterday.

The strong commitment on conservation and environmental protection was made one day after a reshuffle of the city's leadership.

29 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Anti-graft meeting ends with strong warning to party officials

The Communist Party's top anti-graft body wrapped up its three-day annual meeting yesterday, issuing more specific warnings for party officials and leading cadres, Xinhua reported.

11 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Ring of confidence

Former premier Zhu Rongji summons Shanghai's leaders, including party chief Chen Liangyu and his predecessor Huang Ju, now a vice-premier and one of the nine members of the ruling Politburo Standing Committee, to a large meeting room in the Hengshan Hotel.

19 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

High-fliers in Shanghai

Leading international corporate heads turned out in force to the 10th anniversary party of the International Business Leaders' Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai.

The council was inaugurated in 1988 by the city's then mayor, Premier Zhu Rongji, and AIG chairman Maurice Greenberg.

7 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Shanghai official in running for senior government job

The vice-mayor of Shanghai, Zhao Qizheng, is being considered for a senior central government posting, according to diplomats in the city.

Mr Zhao, 57, is being tipped to head either the Foreign Affairs Office or the Information Office of the State Council.

27 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Former aide to Zhu seeks job on chamber

A FORMER top aide to Chinese Vice-Premier Mr Zhu Rongji is standing for election to the general committee of the Hongkong General Chamber of Commerce, the territory's most influential business body.

Mr Alex Ye Longfei is among 10 candidates for six of the 24 committee seats to be contested on April 27.

Four of the candidates are incumbent members.

17 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Shanghai Volkswagen boss in suicide riddle

THE managing director of China's most prestigious joint venture, Shanghai Volkswagen, has reportedly committed suicide.

Sources at the company confirmed yesterday that Mr Fang Hong, 58, fell to his death from his fifth floor office window on Tuesday during a break in an executive meeting.

13 Mar 1993 - 12:00am