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Zhou Yongkang: Has Xi caught a ‘tiger’?

Zhou Yongkang: Has Xi caught a ‘tiger’?

Politically explosive investigation of former security czar marks a new phase of internal power struggle Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info According to international media reports, including articles by Reuters and The New York Times, former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang and members of his immediate family and household staff are now […]

China’s anti-corruption campaign leads to fewer prosecutions

China’s anti-corruption campaign leads to fewer prosecutions

Xi Jinping’s pledge to catch ‘tigers’ as well as ‘flies’ fails to live up to the media hype Tommy Zheng, chinaworker.info Statistics just released from the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP), which oversees criminal investigations and prosecutions in China, show that in the first eight months of this year there was […]

China’s Third Plenum: More market, more dictatorship

China’s Third Plenum: More market, more dictatorship

Xi Jinping’s shift from dictatorship-by-committee to new ‘paramount leader’ is a high-risk strategy Editorial statement from chinaworker.info “More market, less freedom, and much more power to Xi Jinping” – this was the verdict of Beijing-based journalist Ola Wong, on the decisions of the recently concluded third plenary meeting of the […]

Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

China’s censors block more overseas websites to limit fallout from “JPMorgan affair” Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao is once again the focus of a financial scandal – this time concerning fat payouts from a Wall Street bank in return for business deals in China. The […]

China’s super-rich get even richer

China’s super-rich get even richer

Forbes rich list says 400 wealthiest people became 150 billion US dollars wealthier last year Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The rich are getting richer,” declared Russell Flannery, the bureau chief for Forbes Shanghai. The US magazine unveiled its annual China rich list last week, once again showing a marked growth in […]