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China to unveil new leadership line-up today as Xi cements power

China to unveil new leadership line-up today as Xi cements power

Five members are expected to retire due to an unwritten rule limiting new five-year terms to those under 68.

Oct 25, 2017, 07:53 AM IST
In China's power circle, it's a man's world at the top

In China's power circle, it's a man's world at the top

When Xi Jinping warned against "pleasure seeking" in a stern message to the Communist Party congress last week, the audience included few women and some notable absentees -- officials ousted by graft scandals involving illicit affairs.

Oct 23, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
China's precedent-breaking Xi Jinping gets set to bolster his power

China's precedent-breaking Xi Jinping gets set to bolster his power

Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to amass even greater power at a Communist Party Congress this week, promoting close allies, having his guiding thought enshrined in the party constitution and possibly assuming a title to put him on par with Mao Zedong.

Oct 16, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

Xinjiang vice party chief jailed for corruption

A former deputy Communist Party chief in China`s volatile region of Xinjiang was sentenced on Wednesday to 12 years in prison for corruption.

Jan 20, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

China Communist Party's deadly sins - gluttony, sex and golf

China's Communist Party has banned its members from "extravagant eating and drinking".

Oct 23, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Ten of thousands vote as Hong Kong democracy ``referendum`` kicks off

Tens of thousands of people voted for full democracy in Hong Kong within the first hour of an unofficial online referendum, a civil campaign that has sparked warnings from China`s Communist Party leaders.

Jun 20, 2014, 11:38 AM IST

China`s Communist Party expels official of power gear maker for graft

China`s ruling Communist Party has expelled a senior official of a state-run power equipment maker for taking huge bribes in violation of the law, the party`s anti-graft watchdog said on Monday.

May 26, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

Five suicide bombers carried out Xinjiang attack: Chinese state media

Five suicide bombers carried out the attack which killed 31 people in the capital of China`s troubled Xinjiang region, state media reported a day after the deadliest terrorist attack to date in the region.

May 23, 2014, 10:22 AM IST

Restive Xinjiang needs `ethnic healing`: Chinese media

China`s state-run media Tuesday called for "ethnic healing" in the restive Xinjiang region, a day after two policemen and 14 members of the mostly Muslim Uighur ethnic minority were killed in a clash.

Dec 17, 2013, 09:13 AM IST

Chinese court upholds life sentence for Bo Xilai

A court in eastern China rejected an appeal by ousted senior politician Bo Xilai on Friday and upheld his life sentence on charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Oct 25, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

China`s Communists warn cadres: No wine at lunch

One analyst said such campaigns are only of limited use because they address only the symptoms of corruption rather than focus efforts on building systematic checks on power.

Jul 31, 2013, 09:15 AM IST

China ousts top politician, accuses wife of murder

China`s ruling Communist Party suspended a high-profile politician from his leadership positions and named his wife as a suspect in the murder of a British businessman.

Apr 10, 2012, 23:26 PM IST

Promotion of Communist Party official`s son creates controversy

Promotion of the son of a Communist Party official has triggered a major "controversy" in China with the issue prominently debated in the state run media.

Apr 03, 2010, 15:26 PM IST