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Brother of Hu Jintao's former aide said to reveal state secrets to US

China Economic Review - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Ling Wancheng, brother of the former chief of staff to President Hu Jintao, Ling Jinhua, is under interrogation by US intelligence agencies and has already revealed state secrets including China's procedures for launching nuclear weapons, details on ...
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Brother of disgraced former Chinese presidential aide denies revealing secrets to US

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ling is the younger brother of Ling Jihua, the one-time top aide to former president Hu Jintao. Ling Wancheng spoke out a month after Beijing confirmed for the first time he was in America and they were in talks with the US government over the issue.
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The new red army

India Today - ‎12 hours ago‎
Since Xi Jinping took over as the general secretary of the Communist Party of China and became president of the republic in November 2012 and March 2013 respectively, perhaps the most marked difference from his predecessor Hu Jintao has been his ...

China up close Xi declares victory over old rivals Jiang, Hu

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Deng was merely "first among equals" in his own generation. He was anxious to squelch the cult of personality that led to the chaos of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution between 1966 and 1976.

Portrait of a purge

The Economist - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
They include five members of a so-called “Shanxi group” linked to another tiger, Ling Jihua, who was chief of staff to Hu Jintao, Mr Xi's predecessor (the authorities would love to get their hands on his brother, Ling Wancheng, who is reported to be in ...
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China cracks down on Hong Kong publishers

The Saturday Paper (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Previous communist leaders Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao put up with salacious or derisive books coming out in Hong Kong. The new repression goes back to Xi Jinping who, after quashing an attempt to derail his ascension in 2012 by Bo Xilai - another of the ...

Adik Mantan Ajudan Hu Jintao Bocorkan Rahasia Tiongkok ke AS

Koran Jakarta - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Beberapa hal yang dibocorkan Ling Wancheng adalah soal sistem kerja peluncuran senjata-senjata nuklir Tiongkok dan keamanan pribadi para pucuk pimpinan Tiongkok.

Clinton's hardline foreign policy

Jordan Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
At the G-20 meeting in London, in April 2009, she tried, unsuccessfully, to persuade Obama not to go ahead and invite president Hu Jintao of China for a state visit. She argued that he should withhold the offer - you do not give away a presidential ...
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Freeze, thaw of cross-strait ties

The Straits Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
In 2009, then President Hu Jintao, in his six-point proposal to advance cross-strait ties, characterised "one China" as Taiwan and the mainland both belonging to one China.
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China's anti-corruption laws have changed the way people are giving gifts for the Lunar New Year

Business Insider - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Zhou Yongkang, the country's former security chief, was sentenced to life in prison last June, while Ling Jihua, a former top aide of Xi's predecessor, Hu Jintao, is awaiting trial. The anticorruption campaign has depressed Chinese sales of luxury ...
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One Hundred Chinese Companies Make History in New York

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The Chinese government ran a series of short films promoting the country during President Hu Jintao's state visit to the United States on the same screens in 2011, bringing much attention to China from the four corners of the globe.

Strike Two: Communist Youth League 'aristocracy' under fire again

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The league, a power base for former president Hu Jintao, has been regarded as a springboard for top state leaders and ministry-level officials for the past decade.
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Cina, Ling Jihua: il capo di gabinetto di Hu Jintao e la spy story che fa tremare la nazione

PontileNews - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
La faccenda viene prontamente insabbiata perché il giovane alla guida è il figlio di Ling Jihua, il capo gabinetto di Hu Jintao, all'epoca presidente cinese. Tutto risolto? No, perché quell'incidente segna l'inizio della fine per il potente funzionario ...
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Top China defector passes secrets to US

Financial Times - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
In his position as director of the general office of the Communist party of China between 2007 and 2012, Ling Jihua was the top aide to President Hu Jintao and was responsible for categorising and archiving all of the party's most secret and sensitive ...
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Xi Jinping's ambitious power play

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
He said moving to 'unify the thinking' of leaders and others in the party was “going quite far”– something that former president Hu Jintao had certainly never done, while Hu's predecessor, Jiang Zemin had not been successful in achieving. “Xi is ...

China's 'strongman' Xi Jinping plans to surpass status of Mao Zedong

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
He said moving to 'unify the thinking' of leaders and others in the party was “going quite far”– something that former president Hu Jintao had certainly never done, while Hu's predecessor, Jiang Zemin had not been successful in achieving. “Xi is ...
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'It's Time for Another Nixon in China Moment'

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Was it Bill Clinton's fault for naively negotiating the Agreed Framework directly with Pyongyang, South Korea's liberal presidents for flooding North Korea with cash during the “Sunshine Policy” decade, and former Chinese President Hu Jintao and ...

Chinese Defector Reveals Beijing's Secrets

Washington Free Beacon - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Other officials said Ling defected sometime in the summer of 2015 after his brother, once the senior administrative aide to former Chinese leader Hu Jintao, came under suspicion for leaking state secrets. Intelligence officials said Ling, if confirmed ...

Thailand's Scientist In Office

Asian Scientist Magazine - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Although not PhD holders, China's former presidents Hu Jintao and Jiang Zhemin were both trained as engineers. The appointment of Professor Yongyuth Yuthavong as deputy prime minister of Thailand, however, is possibly the first time a practicing ...

Box Office Billionaire: How Legendary's Thomas Tull Used Comics, China And A Secret Formula To Remake Hollywood

Forbes - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
China's former leader Hu Jintao publicly discussed using culture “as part of the soft power of our country.” And Hu specifically meant culture “not as cultural exchange or awareness but as a business,” says Dominic Ng, chairman and CEO of East West Bank.