Wen Jiabao

Behind China State Council Reshuffle, Factional War

March 18, 2013, 5:21 pm

Party leader Xi Jinping is accompanied by key allies in the new leadership of the Chinese regime, showing that former leader Jiang Zemin’s faction is weakening.

High-Profile Gang Rape Charge Seen as Message From Leadership

March 3, 2013, 6:56 pm

The highly-publicized gang rape charge of a Chinese general’s son is seen as a political move to weaken a political faction before upcoming political meetings.

Breaking a Vase to Hit a Rat: Bo Xilai’s Trial

February 26, 2013, 10:24 am

The disgraced former Politburo member Bo Xilai is due to stand trial sometime soon, although his trial has been delayed for some time. The delay bespeaks of the problems that [...]

Chinese Province Suspends Sentencing to Labor Camps

February 7, 2013, 7:19 pm

China’s Yunnan Province will no longer hand out sentences to forced labor camps, according to a state media report.

Reform of China’s Bloated State Sector Underway

January 30, 2013, 12:59 pm

Hu Jintao also mentioned government reform in his report during the 18th National Party Congress in November. It was expected back then that new government reforms would [...]

Mourners Honor Former Chinese Leader Zhao Ziyang

January 19, 2013, 11:30 pm

Eight years after the death of Zhao Ziyang, the former Chinese leader was commemorated after hundreds of mourners flocked to his house to pay their respects.

New Party Leadership Moves in on Strongholds of Old Faction

January 8, 2013, 11:27 am

The new Chinese Communist Party head and former leader have been hard at work reshuffling key officials to curtail a rival faction.

Seeing Clearly the Leadership Change in Beijing

November 27, 2012, 10:12 pm

Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin each had their reasons for keeping their positions in the CMC when they were otherwise retired.

Chinese Premier Steps Off Stage With Regrets

November 22, 2012, 6:34 pm

Wen Jiabao, the current premier of China whose job will officially end in March of next year, gave what may be his final public statement recently, where he asked the Chinese [...]

Battle for China’s Top Party Posts Intensifies

November 5, 2012, 2:45 pm

The showdown between rival factions in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has become fiercer as the 18th Party Congress draws near.

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