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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 […]

China: Trial of Bo Xilai, most important in 30 years

China: Trial of Bo Xilai, most important in 30 years

Regime risks internal earthquake, as power struggle sharpens Sally Tang Mei-Ching and Vincent Kolo The outcome of the five-day trial of former top Chinese politician Bo Xilai in August wasn’t what Chinese leaders intended – in that it further exposed the corrupt nature of the CCP (‘Communist’ Party) dictatorship and […]

Bo Xilai and the Crisis in the CCP

Bo Xilai and the Crisis in the CCP

Impending criminal trial and delay of party congress highlight deep splits in Chinese regime Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The expulsion of fallen ‘princeling’ Bo Xilai from the ruling ‘communist’ party (CCP), decided at the Politburo’s September 28 meeting, marks a new phase in China’s high-level power struggle, the most serious for […]

What’s behind the trial of Gu Kailai?

What’s behind the trial of Gu Kailai?

Sensational murder trial of princeling wife hides more than it reveals Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info At her one-day trial on 8 August, Gu Kailai, the wife of former CCP (Chinese Communist Party) high-flyer Bo Xilai, confessed to poisoning British businessman Neil Heywood with cyanide at a Chongqing hotel last November. Bo […]