A copy of the House of Representatives articles of impeachment resolution that were used to impeach the US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Chinese emperors might not have faced impeachment, but they were not immune to removal from rule

  • The power of rulers in imperial China was absolute, but they were still at risk of being overthrown by adversaries
  • Liu He’s behaviour did little to endear him to his ministers, who deposed the new emperor after just 27 days

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A copy of the House of Representatives articles of impeachment resolution that were used to impeach the US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters
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