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