The first row of the presidium is a rare showcase of the Grand Old Men of Chinese politics.Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am
Beijing's mayor and a deputy mayor resigned yesterday in what is likely a routine reshuffle after the municipal party congress.
But the change in leadership comes amid a public outcry of the government's handling of rainstorms in the capital that left at least 37 people dead.26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
China's vehicle manufacturing industry must innovate to improve the quality of self-developed products and cut costs if it is to avoid losing more market share to foreign goods, warns a top mainland carmaker.12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Former president Jiang Zemin has had yet another book published in a sign that he's still wielding influence ahead of next year's key Communist Party congress.23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
In the coming days and weeks, the mainland's massive propaganda machine looks set to launch a nationwide campaign to exhort the 70 million Communist Party members to study a document, passed at last week's annual meeting of the party's Central Committee, on how to strengthen the party's control.21 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
The Politburo called for better efforts in the fight against corruption as its top decision-making body approved a five-year anti-graft programme.
The Politburo called for redoubled efforts to achieve a clean government at a meeting chaired by President Hu Jintao that approved the plan to prevent and punish corruption, a statement on the government's website said yesterday.29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Woman's landmark posting in reshuffle
A protege of Communist Party general secretary Hu Jintao will become the second female provincial party chief in the country's history, according to reliable sources.7 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
The retirement of Zeng Qinghong has sparked intense speculation over who will be the next mainland leader with ultimate responsibility for Hong Kong affairs.29 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Close allies of outgoing Vice-President Zeng tipped to take up top posts
Sweeping changes to the Communist Party's all-powerful Politburo, unveiled on Monday, have prompted a new round of speculation: who will fill the vacancies left by those elevated to the upper echelon of power?24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Zeng Qinghong , the de facto leader of China's princelings and a man regarded in some circles as an ultimate opportunist, will hold sway over the country's fate for years to come despite his nominal retirement.23 Oct 2007 - 12:00am