Hu Jintao

'Lips and teeth' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

'Lips and teeth' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

The notion that mighty China wields diplomatic control over impoverished North Korea is mistaken, said Jin Canrong, an international relations professor at Beijing`s Renmin University.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

White House's name gaffe not helping US-China ties: Scholars

The header of the transcript issued on Saturday described Xi as president of the Republic of China, which is the formal name of the government on Taiwan that China refuses to acknowledge.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

China to prosecute former senior spy catcher for graft

China will prosecute one its former spy chiefs for corruption after accusing him of bribery and abusing his power to interfere in law enforcement activities, the ruling Communist Party said on Friday.

Dec 30, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

China formally charges former aide to retired president

China`s state prosecutor on Friday formally charged a former senior aide to retired president Hu Jintao with taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power.

May 13, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

China says talking to US over brother of aide to former president

China on Friday acknowledged for the first time that it is communicating with the United States about the case of Ling Wancheng, the brother of a one-time senior aide to then President Hu Jintao, in a case that could complicate ties.

Jan 15, 2016, 10:56 AM IST

Top China Communist`s fall a political move: Analysts

 The Chinese Communist Party`s expulsion of a former top aide to ex-president Hu Jintao for corruption is a political move reinforcing Xi Jinping`s power, analysts said Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2015, 12:47 PM IST
Former Chinese president Hu Jintao's top aide traded power for sex

Former Chinese president Hu Jintao's top aide traded power for sex

Ling Jihua, who has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC), had committed adultery with a number of women and traded his power for sex, authorities said.

Jul 21, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

China`s powerful Xi defies expectations two years on

Two years into his presidency China`s Xi Jinping has overturned his image as a consensus-builder, with some analysts questioning whether the Communist Party would have chosen him as leader if the full scope of his ambitions and his signature anti-corruption drive had been known.

Mar 13, 2015, 10:01 AM IST

Hu Jintao not implicated in aide's investigation, official says

Retired Chinese President Hu Jintao is not being implicated in a corruption probe into a former top aide, a senior government spokesman said on Friday, adding that the official was being investigated more over financial issues than political ones.

Mar 06, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

Senior Chinese party official dismissed from post

A senior Chinese Communist Party official who was a close aide to former President Hu Jintao has been removed from his post, state media said Wednesday, amid a corruption investigation.

Dec 31, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

Clear up 'bad influence' left by corrupt generals: Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping on Monday warned Chinese military officials to "not cross the line" and cautioned them against the "bad influence" left by disgraced army generals being prosecuted for serious corruption charges.

Dec 15, 2014, 22:37 PM IST

Xi Jinping: Man of the people, or careful image builder?

Kicking balls, eating steamed buns and carrying his own umbrella, Xi Jinping is at the apex of Chinese power but has been busy building his "ordinary guy" credentials during his first year in charge.

Mar 14, 2014, 08:46 AM IST

Xi Jinping constitutes special team to probe top leader

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday formed a special team to probe corruption charges against a recently retired high ranking Communist Party leader regarded by many as disgraced politician Bo Xilai`s "Godfather".

Oct 21, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

China dubs Spanish lawsuit against Hu as external interference

China reacted angrily to Spanish court`s decision to admit petition against Hu Jintao over rights abuses in Tibet, saying other states should not use such issues to interfere in its domestic affairs.

Oct 12, 2013, 23:08 PM IST

PM seeks joint mechanism with China on Chinese dams on Brahmaputra

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his first meeting with new Chinese President Xi Jinping has sought a joint mechanism to assess the construction work on dams on Brahmaputra river in Tibet.

Mar 28, 2013, 23:27 PM IST

China`s leader Hu Jintao retires

Chinese President Hu Jintao formally retired handing over the baton to his successor Xi Jinping in a smooth transfer of power.

Mar 14, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

Xi becomes President; emerges as China`s most powerful leader

Xi Jinping emerged as China`s most powerful leader in decades after he was named President and head of the powerful military.

Mar 14, 2013, 09:25 AM IST

Chinese Parl finalises names of new President, Premier

China`s Parliament on Wednesday finalised the names of the country`s new President, Premier and other ministers, who will succeed the administration headed by Hu Jintao.

Mar 13, 2013, 20:28 PM IST

China`s new leader Xi begins to pick his team

Emerging stronger than his predecessor Hu Jintao, China`s new leader Xi Jinping has started picking his team with reformist officials, ignoring factional pulls and pressures ahead of the power transfer.

Mar 12, 2013, 17:44 PM IST

China kicks off once-in-a-decade power transfer

China`s new advisory legislative body began its annual session on Sunday commencing the once-in-a-decade power transfer to a new leadership headed by Xi Jinping from the outgoing government led by Hu Jintao.

Mar 03, 2013, 16:56 PM IST