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What to Make of Xi Jinping's PLA? - China Digital Times

What to Make of Xi Jinping's PLA? - China Digital Times | China Leadership | Scoop.it
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What to Make of Xi Jinping's PLA?
China Digital Times
More broadly, I have heard growing doubts about China's actual fighting capabilities in some sections of the Chinese military, foreign diplomatic corps, and U.S.
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The CCP's Legitimacy Concern - Sharnoff's Global Views

The CCP's Legitimacy Concern - Sharnoff's Global Views | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Sharnoff's Global Views The CCP's Legitimacy Concern Sharnoff's Global Views While the Chinese people are projected as indifferent to politics, or as would rather not to challenge higher authorities even when not satisfied, little does the rest of...
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Fears grow over pace of reform as China ushers in new leaders

Fears grow over pace of reform  as China ushers in new leaders | China Leadership | Scoop.it
With social problems spreading, a younger generation may be ready to question Communist party policy...
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Taxi “Zero Spread” Rule for 18th Party Congress - China Digital Times (CDT)

Taxi “Zero Spread” Rule for 18th Party Congress - China Digital Times (CDT) | China Leadership | Scoop.it

Beijing taxis will be stuffier than usual in the run-up to leadership transition of the 18th Party Congress, scheduled for November 8. The state-run Global Times reports that the rear windows of Beijing taxis are locked until further notice to prevent passengers from “handing out leaflets with adverse information.” The notice below, posted to Weibo by @luhualuhua (@卢桦), instructs cabbies on this “zero spread rule” and other regulations:

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China think tank urges gov't to end 1-child policy

China think tank urges gov't to end 1-child policy | China Leadership | Scoop.it
BEIJING (AP) — A government think tank is urging Chinese leaders to start phasing out China's one-child policy immediately and allow two children for every family by 2015, a daring proposal to do away with the unpopular policy.
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China’s next Politburo: runners and riders

China’s next Politburo: runners and riders | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Next month, China is set to unveil the new membership of its highest governing body, the Politburo standing committee. The change in leadership will kick off at the 18th party congress on November 8, just two days after the US presidential election.
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Chennai Centre for China Studies » CHINA'S GREAT LEADERSHIP ...

He was also known one of Communist China's “Eight Immortals”. This made Bo Xilai an important 'Princeling' (progenies of senior leaders). He was almost certain to be promoted to the Politburo Standing Committee (PBSC).
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Former Chongqing Chief Bo Xilai Removed From China Congress - Businessweek

Former Chongqing Chief Bo Xilai Removed From China Congress - Businessweek | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Brisbane TimesFormer Chongqing Chief Bo Xilai Removed From China CongressBusinessweekFormer Politburo member Bo Xilai was removed from China's legislature on the eve of a once-a-decade leadership transition, stripping him of his legal immunity as...
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China's year of political surprises not over yet - Chicago Tribune

China's year of political surprises not over yet - Chicago Tribune | China Leadership | Scoop.it
China's year of political surprises not over yetChicago TribuneThe Central Committee has never voted down a Standing Committee front-runner but it famously shot down a candidate to the wider Politburo in 1987, when Deng Liqun, an unpopular...
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Chinese Left in the Dark Over New Leaders - CNBC.com

Chinese Left in the Dark Over New Leaders - CNBC.com | China Leadership | Scoop.it
CNBC.comChinese Left in the Dark Over New LeadersCNBC.comIn a recent meeting with the Financial Times, one person with close ties to a top party leader solemnly read out a list of the entire future politburo, from which the standing committee is...
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China’s foreign press office falls victim to hackers

China is often the target of complaints from around the world about computer hacking. But on Thursday, the government’s foreign press office may have been the victim.

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China’s Next Military Leadership Takes Shape

China’s Next Military Leadership Takes Shape | China Leadership | Scoop.it
This morning’s news reports indicate that a large portion of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the entity that actually manages and oversees China’s multimillion-man military, is now in place.
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China’s next Politburo: runners and riders

China’s next Politburo: runners and riders | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Next month, China is set to unveil the new membership of its highest governing body, the Politburo standing committee. The change in leadership will kick off at the 18th party congress on November 8, just two days after the US presidential election.
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Fighting Corruption in China, One Special License Plate at a Time - New York Times

Fighting Corruption in China, One Special License Plate at a Time - New York Times | China Leadership | Scoop.it
New York Times Fighting Corruption in China, One Special License Plate at a Time New York Times HANGZHOU, China — A photograph in the official newspaper of the People's Liberation Army over the weekend showed a grinning military officer standing...
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China and the case of the missing ping pong balls

China and the case of the missing ping pong balls | China Leadership | Scoop.it

Starting Nov, 8, Beijing will convene the 18thParty Congress -- a mass meeting of Communist Party leaders -- where President Hu Jintao will begin to officially yield power to leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping. After a year marred by the very public disgrace of former Chongqing Party boss Bo Xilai, it's in the Party's interest to portray the succession as a calm and smooth process. 

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China's Twitter-like Weibo poses danger, opportunity for new leaders - The Economic Times

China's Twitter-like Weibo poses danger, opportunity for new leaders - The Economic Times | China Leadership | Scoop.it
As China prepares for a generational power shift, a similar shift is happening online that is testing the limits and displaying the evolution of China's censors.
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Chinese leader Wen Jiabao's family accumulate billions during his time in office - Telegraph

Chinese leader Wen Jiabao's family accumulate billions during his time in office - Telegraph | China Leadership | Scoop.it
The family of Wen Jiabao, the Chinese premier, has controlled assets worth at least $2.7 billion (£1.67 billion), according to a detailed review of company and regulatory filings.
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Bo Xilai One Step Closer to Judicial Punishment | Regime | China | Epoch Times

Bo Xilai One Step Closer to Judicial Punishment | Regime | China | Epoch Times | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Former communist Politburo member Bo Xilai has been stripped of an important post, which allows him now to be prosecuted.
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Military announces reshuffle - UPI.com

Military announces reshuffle - UPI.com | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Global TimesMilitary announces reshuffleUPI.comThe four generals, Fang Fenghui, Zhang Yang, Zhao Keshi and Zhang Youxia, all of whom had previously held major military commands and described as strategists, would now respectively lead the key PLA ...
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Watch: Mrs Xi Jinping, Peng Liyuan, sings about how the PLA saved ...

Watch: Mrs Xi Jinping, Peng Liyuan, sings about how the PLA saved ... | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Peng Liyuan, wife of the next President of China Xi Jinping, performs the "Laundry Song", a 50-year-old propaganda classic which purports to be sung by Tibetans desperate for the PLA and the Communist Party to liberate ...
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Outspoken China officers a challenge to the party - Huffington Post

Outspoken China officers a challenge to the party - Huffington Post | China Leadership | Scoop.it
Outspoken China officers a challenge to the partyHuffington PostHawkish officers such as Luo have a broad audience in the PLA and in a Chinese public that has grown more stridently nationalistic and increasingly impatient with a ruling party seen...
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Hu Jintao seen prevailing in PLA power struggle with Xi Jinping and Jiang Zemin - World Tribune

Hu Jintao seen prevailing in PLA power struggle with Xi Jinping and Jiang Zemin - World Tribune | China Leadership | Scoop.it
World TribuneHu Jintao seen prevailing in PLA power struggle with Xi Jinping and Jiang ZeminWorld TribuneThis development will mean that while “crown prince” and Vice President Xi Jinping will become CCP general secretary next month, he has to wait...
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Why China can't do Gangnam Style

Why China can't do Gangnam Style | China Leadership | Scoop.it
"Fareed Zakaria GPS" this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET.

The Gangnam Style phenomenon has been an astonishment to anyone involved in culture in Asia, The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos tells Fareed Zakaria in a GPS web extra.
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Revelation of Wen Jiabao’s wealth comes at a sensitive time for China

Revelation of Wen Jiabao’s wealth comes at a sensitive time for China | China Leadership | Scoop.it

Family members of Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao “have controlled assets worth at least $2.7 billion,” according to an explosive story from the New York Times. The story hits on some of the most sensitive issues in China today, and at a particularly important moment in the country’s political transition.

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