Chen Shiju, top right, pictured with former president Hu Jintao, centre. Photo: SCMP Pictures Chen Shiju, top right, pictured with former president Hu Jintao, centre. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Chen Shiju, top right, pictured with former president Hu Jintao, centre. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Former aide to ex-Chinese president Hu Jintao promoted to ministerial post

Analysts have speculated move is way of appeasing faction centred on the ex-head of state after another of his former assistants was placed under investigation for alleged corruption

Chen Shiju, top right, pictured with former president Hu Jintao, centre. Photo: SCMP Pictures Chen Shiju, top right, pictured with former president Hu Jintao, centre. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Chen Shiju, top right, pictured with former president Hu Jintao, centre. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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