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Former aide to retired Chinese president jailed for life

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Monday jailed for life a former senior aide to retired president Hu Jintao after finding him guilty of taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power, state media said.

Beijing's Dream: Becoming a Maritime Superpower

Michael McDevitt People Liberation Army Navy, China In the Chinese context, maritime power encompasses more than naval power but appreciates the importance of having a world-class navy. In November 2012, then president Hu Jintao’s work report to the Chinese Communist Party’s 18th Party Congress was a defining moment in China’s maritime history. Show More Summary

China Charges Former Chinese Official Ling Jihua With Corruption

Chinese prosecutors filed charges against a close aide to former President Hu Jintao, moving one of China’s highest-profile corruption cases in recent years closer to a trial.

China says talking to U.S. over brother of former aide to retired president

BEIJING (Reuters) - China 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, a senior Chinese official said on Friday.

A Radical Role Reversal -- Britain As China's Gateway To Europe

Opening salvoes by British troops in China's era of humiliation On the occasion of Chinese president Xi Jin-ping’s official visit to Britain this week, it is important to remember that when the Chinese speak of their past “era of humiliation”, 1839 to 1949, it was Britain that started and perpetuated it [...]

China President Xi to tour Boeing, Microsoft on U.S. visit

(This Sept 16 story corrects last sentence to say Xi previously visited the U.S. in 2013, instead of saying the last visit by a Chinese president was in 2006 by former President Hu Jintao)

Naked Ferrari crash prompts Chinese official's downfall

Communist Party expels ex-aide to former president Hu Jintao over corruption, three year's after son died in car crash.

Former top Chinese official, brought down by Ferrari crash, to face trial

Former Chinese President Hu Jintao's onetime top aide, who was sidelined from the upper echelons of power in 2012 after his son died in a spectacular Ferrari crash, has been expelled from the Communist Party and referred to courts for prosecution, state-run media said Monday.

Chinese Leaders Warn Against the Formation of Cliques

China’s top leaders warned fellow Communist Party members this week against forming cliques, days after a probe of the top lieutenant of former President Hu Jintao offered a reminder of the divisions within the party.

A New Phase in China’s War on Corruption

The Chinese Communist Party’s decision to investigate a onetime top aide to former President Hu Jintao has resurfaced old scandals and lifted the cloak that shielded the former leader’s closest allies from scrutiny.

The Return of Smile Diplomacy

Perhaps unsurprisingly, much of the US media’s attention during Chinese President Hu Jintao’s state visit to Washington last month was focused on remarks he made on human rights (and the translation difficulties that occurred during...Show More Summary

China’s Highly Unequal Economy

During a round table with business leaders during Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to the United States in January, US President Barack Obama stated optimistically that ‘With China’s growing middle class, I believe that over...Show More Summary

China's Crackdown On Corruption May Now Be Weighing On Growth

Chinese president Xi Jinping began a crackdown on corruption soon after he came to power. During the leadership transition in late 2012, outgoing president Hu Jintao had warned that corruption "could prove fatal to the party, and even...Show More Summary

New Fisker owner ready to go broke building EVs, challenging Tesla

Now this is the kind of fighting spirit we like to see. Lu Guanqiu is a Chinese billionaire who has visited the White House alongside Chinese president Hu Jintao in 2011. He's worth an estimated $3.1 billion. And he wants to take onShow More Summary

Who are President Xi's Immediate Clique of Allies?

Fourteen months after the watershed 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress, President Xi Jinping has emerged as a strongman whose power is deemed to be more extensive and entrenched than that of ex-presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao. Show More Summary

Cameron hints at Chinese state visit

The prime minister has raised the possibility of a state visit to the UK by China's President Xi in the near future. The last such visit - by his predecessor President Hu - was in 2005. Speaking in Chengdu on the third day of his tour...Show More Summary

Bold Remembrances for a Chinese Reformer

A surprising series of state media essays about former Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang, whose death helped spark the Tiananmen protests of 1989, suggests China's new president is not backing down on reform, writes CRT analyst Russ Moses.

Chinese dissident allegedly beaten as Xi Jinping becomes president

Xi Jinping ascended to the presidency of China on Thursday -- just a day after police summoned prominent dissident Hu Jia on the charge of "provoking quarrels and making trouble," according to a Reuters interview with Hu. The Chinese...Show More Summary

BANNED: The Chinese Government Doesn't Want People To See Luxury Commercials Like These

Corruption scandals rocked the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) last year. And during the 18th Party Congress outgoing president Hu Jintao warned that corruption and excesses within the CPC could destroy the party. Now, China's TV watchdog,...Show More Summary

China’s New Leadership: Progressive, Not Conservative

We disagree with media reports that China's new Politburo Standing Committee is dominated by relatively conservative members. What we see is a complete defeat of current President Hu's Chinese Communist Youth League (CCYL) clique and a victory of retired President Jiang's Shanghai clique.

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