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Xi's China: Smothering dissent

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some elements of the “regression” that human rights organisations have lamented under Mr Xi's watch were set in train by Hu Jintao, his predecessor. But Ms Hoffman says there has been a more methodical approach under Mr Xi through the recently ...

Tsinghua Leads Creation of $2.8 Billion Chinese Chip Giant

Bloomberg - ‎11 hours ago‎
The company is just one of several affiliates of state-backed Tsinghua University, the school that's produced Chinese leaders from President Xi Jinping to his predecessor Hu Jintao. Other arms include Tsinghua Unisplendour Co. and Tsinghua Tongfang Co.
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China Talks about Harmony, But Feeds Global Disorder

The National Interest Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Under Hu Jintao, the foreign policy mantra was “peaceful rise”—later changed to “peaceful development,” perhaps so as to avoid associations realists might make with rising powers and the complications this might bring).
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The final stand of Yanhuang Chunqiu, torchbearer of Chinese liberal thought

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
"Despite its liberal stand, the journal was able to survive and thrive under [Chinese presidents] Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao for more than two decades. "The likely closure of arguably the last truth-speaking platform only attests to the sad fact that ...

Chinese Honeytrap Snares Taiwanese Aviation Police Official

The News Lens - ‎4 hours ago‎
... (孫一鳴) accepted a NT$3.6 million bribe after being seduced by Li Weilin (李委霖), a 32-year-old manager at Nuctech in Taiwan, a Chinese company run by individuals with links to the Chinese Communist Party, including a son of former president Hu ...
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China sends top military general to jail for life

Times of India - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Xi's predecessor, Hu Jintao, had remained under constant political pressure from the Jiang clique, which commanded awesome influence in the party for decades.
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Xi's China: Command and control

Financial Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Another motivating factor for Mr Xi was the relationship his predecessor, Hu Jintao, had with the PLA. The defining moment came in January 2011 when the air force conducted the first test flight of its homegrown stealth fighter at the same time that ...

Xi's China: The rise of party politics

Financial Times - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
He has a commanding presence and rhetorical eloquence but also a ruthlessness that his two immediate predecessors, Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, lacked. “Xi's rivals were shocked at how quickly he consolidated power,” says one senior Chinese ...
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South China Sea: Watch Out, China Dragon Could Bite!

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Vladimir Putin and Hu Jintao met in 2004, both leaders harboring clear and good intentions. Negotiations were complex but both sides overcame the obstacles.
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Canadian winery chairman reportedly among four arrested for smuggling in China - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
He used to be the top aide to former president Hu Jintao. Xi has reportedly been inspired by former Singapore strongman Lee Kuan Yew.
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How the Modi Government Spurned Friendly Overtures by China to Move Closer to the US

The Wire - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
President Xi Jinping made this clear at the Durban meeting of the BRICS heads of government in March 2013, within months of succeeding Hu Jintao. The signal was a change in the wording of the joint statement with Singh on the border dispute. From ...
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Asia Pacific|Liberal Chinese Journal's Purged Editors Declare Publication Dissolved

New York Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Du Daozheng, who was removed last week as publisher of Yanhuang Chunqiu, in the journal's office in Beijing in 2009. Credit Shiho Fukada for The New York Times.
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China's top leaders vie for position as discord grows

The Australian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
He rose through the ranks of the Communist Youth League, becoming a favourite of the previous party chief, Hu Jintao. The first episode of the discord came in May, when the official People's Daily published a lengthy front-page interview with an ...
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China Risks Air War With US Above South China Sea

Daily Caller - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
... 2011 in Beijing, China. Gates is due to hold talks with China's political and military leaders during the visit which comes ahead of second summit between President Obama and China's President Hu Jintao, which is scheduled to start on January 18 ...
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The hard fall of a rising Chinese political star

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The sentencing of Ling, who was seen as a power broker during Hu's 10 years in power, makes him the latest high-profile figure to be brought down by Xi's anti-corruption drive.

Becoming a Great “Maritime Power”: A Chinese Dream

CIMSEC - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In November 2012, then president Hu Jintao's work report to the Chinese Communist Party's 18th Party Congress was a defining moment in China's maritime history.

Seoul's Slogans Fan 'Korexit' Risk

Barron's - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Every mainland leader needs a catchphrase, from Deng Xiaoping's “Socialism with Chinese Characteristics” to Hu Jintao's “Harmonious Society” to Xi Jinping's “China Dream.” Each time, the media works itself into a frenzy, before concluding such maxims ...
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Xi Jinping: China's emperor at the crossroads

The Australian - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
After Deng, especially in the 20 years before Xi, under presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, China laboured to produce institutional government, collective leadership and even a certain dispersal of power.

Suppression of Tibetan flag case against police dismissed by Danish court

Phayul - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
DHARAMSHALA, July 15: A Copenhagen City Court has dismissed a case of imposing extra fine on the police for suppressing a protestor during a state visit by then Chinese President Hu Jintao in June 2012. According to Jyllands-Posten, a Danish daily, ...
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Bringing a Former Chinese Dictator to Justice

The Epoch Times - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Under the reign of Jiang and his immediate successor Hu Jintao, however, any attempt to start legal proceedings against a Party leader or even a retired one was unthinkable and impossible.