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by Xiao Qiang | Aug 4, 2007
From The Financial Times: The former political secretary to a member of China’s politburo has been detained in a widening probe over misuse of Shanghai’s pension funds, elevating the scandal for the first time into the inner-circle of the Chinese leadership. The detention of Wang Weigong, reported by a Chinese financial magazine on Friday, comes […]
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 6, 2007
On Danwei blog, Joel Martinsen translated a blog post written by Han Han (Èü©ÂØí), a young and popular novelist and a star in Chinese blogosphere: On Saturday, novelist Han Han was inspired by the death of Huang Ju to muse about...
by Liu Yong | Jun 2, 2007
From The Washington Post: Vice Premier Huang Ju, a reformer who helped guide China through a period of swift economic change, died in a Beijing hospital early Saturday after a long illness, the government announced. He was reported to be suffering from cancer and had largely disappeared from public view in the past year. Huang’s […]
by Sophie Beach | May 9, 2007
Phoenix Television and other media report that Vice Premier Huang Ju has died, though the Chinese government quickly denied the reports and Phoenix later apologized. From the Courier Mail: “It is our understanding that news regarding comrade Huang Ju’s death is totally unfounded,” an official with the cabinet spokesman’s office said. State television and radio […]
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 26, 2007
From The Asia Times: A key figure was missing from the two-day Central Conference on Financial Affairs that ended last Saturday. Huang Ju, who ranks sixth on the nine-member standing committee of the Politburo, is in charge of China’s financial affairs. It was reported that Huang has handed over his power overseeing financial affairs to […]
by Sophia Cao | Oct 9, 2006
From Letters from China: Dominoes left to right: Chen Liangyu, Huang Ju, Jiang Zemin Search “ÈªÑËèä” (Huang Ju) with Baidu or Google.cn and you will probably see either an error message or a blank page. It appears that Chinese search engines are ordered to ban “Huang Ju” again. “Huang Ju” had been banned earlier this […]
by Sophie Beach | Jun 8, 2006
From the Washington Post: Suddenly Huang Ju was back, with the familiar quizzical eyebrows arching from behind large wire-framed glasses, sitting alongside other members of the Chinese Communist Party’s supreme policymaking body, the Politburo’s nine-member Standing Committee. Huang’s return, which was broadcast on official television Monday evening and reported prominently in the next day’s People’s […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 3, 2006
From the Washington Post (link): The Chinese government said Thursday that Vice Premier Huang Ju, one of the nine members of the Politburo Standing Committee, the nation’s secretive ruling council, had been hospitalized and was recovering. It did not specify the illness. The statement by a government spokesman at a news conference was the first […]
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