Decoding China’s leadership reshuffle
President Xi Jinping signalled more robust regulation to evenly distribute the wealth from China’s rapid development under so-called common prosperity during last month’s 20th party congress. Photo: Xinhua
China must fix ‘fragile’ wealth accumulation before seeking common prosperity
No 1 priority for China is still GDP growth, senior economic official asserts
7 Nov 2022 - 9:19AM
Opinion | Taiwan: Beijing sees coercive force as peaceful nudging – the US does not
7 Nov 2022 - 3:00AM
Editorial | A Politburo without a female member is a disappointment

China can benefit from a more diverse voice especially at a time of geopolitical tensions when projecting the right image is a challenge. Hopefully, the lack of female representation is a temporary exception.

6 Nov 2022 - 7:34AM
Find out who is in the 20th Politburo and Central Committee, who the key people in charge of the military are, and who you should watch.
The key to opening up for China is a rigorous vaccination campaign, but progress has stalled. Photo: Reuters

No end in sight for China’s zero-Covid policy with experts left at a loss

With his third term secured, Xi Jinping must now address zero-Covid’s impact on the economy, jobs and social stability, some analysts believe.

31 Oct 2022 - 12:27PM

What a new line in China’s constitution on Hong Kong says about Taiwan

Additions may be reinforcement of Xi’s confidence in the one country, two systems model as the solution for Taiwan, says associate professor.

29 Oct 2022 - 8:00AM

What the Hong Kong links of China’s top leadership team mean for city

New hierarchy of seven-member Politburo Standing Committee could lead to smoother implementation of key policies involving Hong Kong, analysts say.

25 Oct 2022 - 4:28PM

China’s reshuffled military leadership highlights Taiwan focus

New Central Military Commission line-up gives clues on the People’s Liberation Army’s priorities in the next five years.

24 Oct 2022 - 3:39PM
The Communist Party’s 20th Central Committee – who are the new faces?

The Communist Party’s 20th Central Committee – who are the new faces?

The top leadership body of China’s Communist Party has new and younger members. See who has stayed and who has left.

8 Nov 2022 - 1:06PM

Visual explainer: the key people in charge of China’s military

Who sits on the seven-member body that runs the People’s Liberation Army?

23 Oct 2022 - 6:05PM

China’s apex of power: the 20th Politburo and its Standing Committee

What significant changes have been made to the Politburo and its Standing Committee?

24 Oct 2022 - 3:39PM

Explainer | China’s 20th Communist Party congress and why it matters to Hong Kong

The Post unpacks the significance of the coming leadership meet and what we can expect from Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s report.

15 Oct 2022 - 10:14AM
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Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd speaks during the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore, on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

China will be ‘on its way’ out of zero-Covid by mid-2023, predicts Kevin Rudd

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said there are indications China will emulate a ‘Hong Kong model’ in its zero-Covid policy, with an easing of restrictions by the middle of 2023.

17 Nov 2022 - 5:25PM

Hongkongers should seize country’s ‘historic opportunities’: Luo Huining

Liaison office head Luo Huining gave 45-minute speech at session organised by 40 pro-establishment political parties, business groups, community bodies.

17 Nov 2022 - 9:54PM

China bankers face deeper pay cuts in Xi Jinping’s ‘common prosperity’ push

Senior executives across China’s US$58 trillion financial system are facing additional pay cuts as firms weigh options to comply with President Xi Jinping’s ‘common prosperity’ drive.

15 Nov 2022 - 3:03PM

China’s Communist Party names health expert Yin Li to top Beijing job

Yin moves into position from Fujian, a power base for President Xi Jinping.

13 Nov 2022 - 8:53PM

Lawmakers urge Hong Kong officials to boldly promote national pride

Motion passed with show of hands during rare discussion on Chinese Communist Party’s report on development of country.

10 Nov 2022 - 9:59PM