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Xi's here to stay: China leader tipped to outstay term

Aug 09, 2016 - 11:05 AM

President Xi Jinping will probably seek to extend his term to more than 10 years analysts say the first Communist Party chief to do so since Deng Xiaoping

CHINA'S MOST POWERUL. Chinese President Xi Jinping in Belgrade on June 18, 2016. Oliver Bunic/AFP

China was largest market for Panama Papers law firm – ICIJ

Apr 07, 2016 - 11:33 AM

UPDATED Report: Shell companies incorporated through the Hong Kong and China offices of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca accounted for 29 of its global active companies

A company signboard is seen outside the Hong Kong offices of Panama-headquartered law firm Mossack Fonseca, Hong Kong, China, April 4, 2016. Alex Hofford/EPA

Panama Papers: Family of China's President Xi implicated

Apr 04, 2016 - 5:56 PM

UPDATED At least 8 current or former members of the Politburo Standing Committee are implicated in the leaked documents

epa05234560 Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on after signing a bilateral treaty of partnership with Czech President Milos Zeman (not pictured) at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, 29 March 2016. China's President Xi Jinping arrived the previous day for a two-day state visit to Prague. EPA/FILIP SINGER

Nearly 400 dead in China ship sinking as search for bodies widens

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:02 AM

UPDATED Authorities gave the new death toll as of Saturday June 6 in what looks likely to be China s worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years

RESCUE. Paramilitary policemen wait to pick up bodies of victims after the cruise ship Dong Fang Zhi Xing, which capsized in the Yangtze River, was righted in Jianli county, southern China's Hubei province, June 5, 2015. Photo by Yuan Zheng/EPA

China security chief's fall cements Xi's grip on power – analysts

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:30 PM

Xi breaks a decades old unwritten taboo against punishing current and former members of the party s innermost circle – a move experts say suggests a leader on track to amass more power than those of recent decades

In this file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he arrives in St. Petersburg, Russia 04 September 2013. Alexey Kudenko/EPA/Pool

China puts powerful former security chief under investigation

Jul 29, 2014 - 6:42 PM

UPDATED Zhou Yongkang who retired from China s all powerful Politburo Standing Committee PSC in 2012 is under investigation for serious disciplinary violation Xinhua reports

YONGKANG. A file picture dated November 1, 2010 shows Zhou Yongkang addressing a seminar in New Delhi, India. Anindito Mukherjee/EPA

China 'reform panel' holds first meeting

Jan 23, 2014 - 12:49 PM

A Chinese Communist Party panel officially in charge of implementing reforms has held its first meeting with four top officials on board

FLYING PROUD. Chinese flags fly over the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 13, 2012. AFP/Mark Ralston

PH sees 'positive, peaceful, stable' relations with China

Nov 15, 2012 - 1:42 PM

DFA: We wish China a smooth generational leadership change and we look forward to working with the incoming leaders in forging a positive peaceful and stable relationship with China

XI IS IT. Chinese Vice president Xi Jinping emerges as the head of the newly reshuffled seven member Communist Party of China Politburo Standing Committee, the nation's top decision making body at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 15, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

China's new leader: Who is Xi?

Nov 15, 2012 - 1:04 PM

With a revolutionary hero for a father and a pop star for a wife China s new leader Xi Jinping has impeccable political pedigree but has given few clues about how he will govern the country

XI IS IT. Chinese Vice president Xi Jinping emerges as the head of the newly reshuffled seven member Communist Party of China Politburo Standing Committee, the nation's top decision making body at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 15, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

Li Keqiang: China's affable next premier

Nov 15, 2012 - 1:04 PM

Li Keqiang stepped up to number two in China s Communist hierarchy on Thursday November 15 but despite his seniority and affable manner he may struggle to exert real power as the country s next premier

NEW PREMIER. In a file picture taken on April 2, 2012, China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang waves as he arrives for the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia on the southern Chinese island of Hainan. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ed Jones / FILES

Xi Jinping leads new Chinese leaders

Nov 15, 2012 - 11:55 AM

UPDATED Xi succeeds President Hu Jintao as head of the ruling Communist Party assuming power at an uncertain time with urgent calls vs corruption and an overhaul of China s economic model

XI IS IT. Chinese Vice president Xi Jinping emerges as the head of the newly reshuffled seven member Communist Party of China Politburo Standing Committee, the nation's top decision making body at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 15, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

China's Xi Jinping set to take over Communist Party

Nov 15, 2012 - 7:50 AM

Xi the current vice president and successor to President Hu Jintao assumes power at an uncertain time with the party facing urgent calls to clean its ranks of corruption and overhaul its economic model as growth stutters

XI'S WAITING. Chinese vice president Xi Jinping (C) applauds during the closing of the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 14 November 2012. AFP PHOTO/WANG ZHAO

China party congress sets Xi on leadership path

Nov 14, 2012 - 3:54 PM

China s ruling Communist Party closed a pivotal congress Wednesday that put Vice President Xi Jinping a step closer to taking power for the next decade in a landmark transition

CHINA CONGRESS. Chinese President Hu Jintao (Centre L) and former President Jiang Zemin (Centre R) with members of the Presidium stand during the closing ceremony of the Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON