Wang Yang: A Rising Star in China – Fong Tak-ho
From Asia Times:
Wang is now widely tipped to be elected into the new Politburo at the 17th Party Congress in autumn, and possibly even into the all- powerful standing committee of the Politburo.
Ahead of the congress, Wang is winning credit as an enlightened leader.
..The Chongqing government succeeded in resolving the so-called “coolest nail house” in history by striking an agreement that satisfied both the owner and the project developer.
The incident is said to have set a significant precedent for the enlightened enforcement of property laws…
Chongqing’s open mind in dealing with the media over the long-running saga has also won approval. Unlike many other cities that would have imposed a media blackout, Chongqing allowed unrestricted coverage of the incident. No doubt, credit must be given to Wang, the top leader in the Chongqing municipality. [Full text]