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Europe|DNC Hack Raises a Frightening Question: What's Next?

New York Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
For instance, Bo Xilai, a senior party official in Chongqing who was jailed for corruption in 2013, reportedly wiretapped a call by China's president at the time, Hu Jintao, as part of a widespread surveillance operation that gathered information on ...

A Sentimental Flashback Of Beijing Traffic

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ling shares this fate with many former colleagues in China's top leadership, and his demise may also be seen as part of Hu Jintao's successor, president and party boss Xi Jinping's continuing power struggle and ridding himself of opponents, usually ...

Liberal Journal Remains Defiant in Face of Likely Closure

China Digital Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
“Despite its liberal stand, the journal was able to survive and thrive under [Chinese presidents] Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao for more than two decades. “The likely closure of arguably the last truth-speaking platform only attests to the sad fact that ...

The IOC's True Ideals: Corruption and Greed

FloTrack - ‎21 minutes ago‎
For Hitler, Putin, and Chinese President Hu Jintao, the Olympics served as a way of promoting the government's strength in their oppressed nations.
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The final stand of Yanhuang Chunqiu, torchbearer of Chinese liberal thought

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
"Despite its liberal stand, the journal was able to survive and thrive under [Chinese presidents] Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao for more than two decades. "The likely closure of arguably the last truth-speaking platform only attests to the sad fact that ...
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Hong Kong Journalists' Sentencing Draws Protest

Voice of America - ‎18 hours ago‎
The CCP's list of banned Yao books also include Yu's Hu Jintao satire, Emperor of the River Crabs, Zhang Boli's Escape from China: The Long Journey From Tiananmen to Freedom, and Feng Congde's A Tiananmen Journal: Republic on the Square.

Day 11 | Making Chinese Dumplings

Morgan State University Newsroom - ‎22 hours ago‎
Today, we woke up thankful! During the night Hangzhou experienced a short period of rain which allowed the temperature to cool off somewhat, but we still were experiencing a very dry heat.

The Red Guards: A warning from history

EJ Insight - ‎17 hours ago‎
During the reign of former President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao, many official party periodicals often denounced the Red Guards movement in no uncertain terms, saying that they were “manipulated, politically naïve and hysterical”, and that “their ...

Former Chinese Provincial Security Head, and Persecutor, Is Purged

The Epoch Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
... some announcements of his expulsion. And in early July, anti-corruption investigators commenced a three-month probe of the 610 Office—an unthinkable development during the reign of Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao. No leadership of the agency was noted.
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Subordinates of Disgraced Former Chinese Leader Aide Continue to Fall

The Epoch Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Ling, 59, was formerly the aide to ex-Chinese Communist Party chief Hu Jintao and director of the Party's General Office.
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Xi's China: Smothering dissent

Financial Times - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Some elements of the “regression” that human rights organisations have lamented under Mr Xi's watch were set in train by Hu Jintao, his predecessor. But Ms Hoffman says there has been a more methodical approach under Mr Xi through the recently ...

Tsinghua Leads Creation of $2.8 Billion Chinese Chip Giant

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The company is just one of several affiliates of state-backed Tsinghua University, the school that's produced Chinese leaders from President Xi Jinping to his predecessor Hu Jintao. Other arms include Tsinghua Unisplendour Co. and Tsinghua Tongfang Co.
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China Talks about Harmony, But Feeds Global Disorder

The National Interest Online - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Under Hu Jintao, the foreign policy mantra was “peaceful rise”—later changed to “peaceful development,” perhaps so as to avoid associations realists might make with rising powers and the complications this might bring).
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Xi's China: Command and control

Financial Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Another motivating factor for Mr Xi was the relationship his predecessor, Hu Jintao, had with the PLA. The defining moment came in January 2011 when the air force conducted the first test flight of its homegrown stealth fighter at the same time that ...
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China sends top military general to jail for life

Times of India - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Xi's predecessor, Hu Jintao, had remained under constant political pressure from the Jiang clique, which commanded awesome influence in the party for decades.

Chinese Honeytrap Snares Taiwanese Aviation Police Official

The News Lens - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
... (孫一鳴) accepted a NT$3.6 million bribe after being seduced by Li Weilin (李委霖), a 32-year-old manager at Nuctech in Taiwan, a Chinese company run by individuals with links to the Chinese Communist Party, including a son of former president Hu ...

China shuts down internet reporting as Xi's sensitivity begins to resemble lèse-majesté

CPJ Press Freedom Online (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
On July 1, popular internet portal Tencent, in its original news reporting section, published an article on a speech that President Xi Jinping gave the same day at a conference celebrating the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist ...

Xi's China: The rise of party politics

Financial Times - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
He has a commanding presence and rhetorical eloquence but also a ruthlessness that his two immediate predecessors, Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, lacked. “Xi's rivals were shocked at how quickly he consolidated power,” says one senior Chinese ...
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China's top leaders vie for position as discord grows

The Australian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
He rose through the ranks of the Communist Youth League, becoming a favourite of the previous party chief, Hu Jintao. The first episode of the discord came in May, when the official People's Daily published a lengthy front-page interview with an ...
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Twirling the Wheels of Diplomacy, Forty-Five Years Still Counting

The Salone Monitor - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
In fact, the 2012 Fifth FOCAC Ministerial Meeting saw then President Hu Jintao highlighting a five point action plan for cooperation between China and Africa; opening up new prospects in building a new type of China-Africa strategic partnership ...
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