Central Committee of Communist Party of China
Five-Year Plan session opens: The Fifth Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee (CPCCC) convenes Friday and participants are expected to discuss and study a number of important proposals to be included in the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15) for National Economic and Social development.
Politburo Standing Committee
Will the Nobel tilt the fragile balance in China?: Though the Communist Party does not have to worry about general elections and votebanks, its 18th Congress, to be held in October 2012, will see General Secretary Hu Jintao and most of his colleagues in the Standing Committee of the Politburo (PBSC) bidding goodbye to politics.
Provincial Party Secretaries
Zhang Qingli: BEIJING, Monday 27 September 2010 (AFP) – China has begun building a 13.3-billion-yuan (two-billion-dollar) extension to the world’s highest railway line, which links Tibet to the rest of the nation, state media reported Monday.
Chinese Communist party veterans defy censors with call for free speech: Former party officials renew attack on ‘invisible black hand’ after open letter erased from websites
The nine men at the top of Chinese politics Members of the standing committee of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China have been described as ‘small men grappling with big issues’
Hu Jintao: Hu adopts quasi Maoist tactics by Willy Lam: Chinese President Hu Jintao has revived a key Maoist concept – “correctly handling contradictions among the people” – so as to more effectively tackle China’s growing socio-political instability.
Wen Jiabao: Is Wen Jiabao really for Chinese ‘democracy’? By Nicholas Consonery, a China analyst at Eurasia Group
Xi Jinping: Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping has been promoted to vice chairman of a key Communist Party military committee in the clearest sign yet he is on track to be the country’s future leader.