Wang Qishan was born in Qingdao, Shandong in 1948, and graduated from the History Department of Northwest University in 1976. Wang was a deputy governor of China's central bank between 1993 and 1994, then president of China Construction Bank from 1994 to 1997. He was appointed acting mayor of Beijing when SARS struck the city in spring 2003, and served as mayor until 2007. Known for his straight-talking style and financial management expertise, Wang was promoted to vice premier in 2008. He became a member of the Politburo Standing Committee during the 18th Party Congress in November 2012, as well as secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
When Wang Qishan was named head of the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency in late 2012 as part of a sweeping reshuffle of the top leadership, the announcement was greeted with dismay by some investors.
Tian Huiyu has been arrested on suspicion of “taking bribes and abusing power”, according to Chinese state-owned broadcaster CCTV, citing the country’s top prosecutor.
The former British PM was ready to forge ahead with her China threat plan before her resignation.
Wang will lead a delegation to Astana to attend CICA summit on two-day trip, foreign ministry says. Covid-19 rules could mean he will be absent from key political gathering in Beijing.
Wang Qishan, as special envoy of Xi Jinping, pays tribute to the late queen alongside US President Joe Biden and other foreign leaders and dignitaries.
Wang Qishan is expected to arrive in London on Sunday, a day before the funeral.
Wang Qishan will be Xi Jinping’s special representative at event on Thursday.
Beijing sends Vice-President Wang Qishan to attend inauguration of Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul on Tuesday.
Dong took about US$73 million in bribes over two decades, court says.
Wall Street executive John Thornton has no government role but bridges the US-China divide like Henry Kissinger in 1971, source says.
Dong Hong, a former aide of Vice-President Wang Qishan, took bribes totalling 460 million yuan over two decades of his political career, prosecutors say.
‘Upholding the spirit of non-conflict and non-confrontation … key to promoting the healthy and stable development of Sino-US relations,’ Chinese vice-president says.
Henry Paulson, a former US Treasury secretary, says Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods should not be lifted without the US getting something in return.
But time is on China’s side, the National Development and Reform Commission says in report.
Xi Jinping’s right-hand man signals move away from a export-oriented strategy ahead of key Communist Party policy meeting.
Dong Hong, who worked with the vice-president from 1998 until 2017, is being investigated over ‘suspected serious violation of laws and party rules’.
Protectionism is on the rise and questions are increasing about whether globalisation still works, as New Economy Forum kicks off in Beijing
Countries should stop ‘blaming and resenting others’, and abandon cold war mentality, he says in speech at New Economy Forum, after Donald Trump says Beijing is ‘not stepping up to the level I want’ in making concessions.
The man, identified by China’s foreign ministry as Nobu Iwatani, reportedly confessed to collecting a large amount of ‘classified information’.
Vice-president will attend ceremony as Xi Jinping’s special envoy and will also represent Beijing at Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s inauguration.
Protectionism should be opposed and Beijing is ‘determined to open up to learn the advantages of other nations’, he says, with US and China set to resume trade talks.
Chinese vice-president tells visiting Mexican foreign affairs secretary that his main task now is helping Xi Jinping with ‘ceremonial diplomacy’.
They also ‘oppose behaviour that will damage the current order with abusive sanctions’, according to foreign ministry.
Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan raises concerns with Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Xi Jinping will meet Vladimir Putin next month and address an economic summit in St Petersburg before he attends security forums in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
‘Wang Qishan is completely right,’ said one analyst, backing the Chinese government’s positive view of its economy.
Globe’s second-biggest economy certain to deliver modest prosperity for its people by 2020, ‘optimistic’ top official says at World Economic Forum.
US president has cancelled his trip to the World Economic Forum, where he had been tipped to hold a meeting with Wang Qishan.