Qiao Shi

The black-collar class ruling the law

The revelation that the leadership of the Communist Party decided to restore the power of its Politics and Legal Affairs Commission 22 years ago, in the wake of the June 4 crackdown, has triggered debate among lawyers, academics and others about the party's role in judici

Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am

Book reveals security move after June 4 crackdown

The Communist Party leadership decided to strengthen its security apparatus shortly after the June 4 military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in 1989, according to a new book by a former top legislator.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Party leads, congress follows, declares Li

NPC Chairman Li Peng has subsumed the parliament under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party.

This is despite recent petitions by liberal deputies to the NPC and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference that the NPC must reassert its constitutional right as the nation's 'organ of supreme power'.

10 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Qiao Shi celebrates his 75th birthday with family members, friends and Deng

FORMER National People's Congress chairman Qiao Shi yesterday celebrated his 75th birthday at a private party with Deng Pufang, eldest son of late patriarch Deng Xiaoping, and family members in Shenzhen.

The party started at 4pm with a short speech by Mr Qiao's eldest son, Simon Jiang, who kept the original surname of his father who changed his during the revolution.

2 Jan 2000 - 12:00am