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2006-07-03 08:27:35

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Communist Party boss Hu Jintao has called for the party to pursue deeper democracy, state media reported, adding to his recent efforts to foster an image as a corruption-fighting reformer.

2006-03-08 01:08:16

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is planning a massive reshuffle of local politicians, linking promotion to how well they adhere to the central leadership's bid to address social imbalances, an official newspaper said on Wednesday.

2005-10-10 20:58:14

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party wraps up a four-day closed-door meeting on Tuesday that charts a course for the world's seventh-biggest economy and could see party chief Hu Jintao further cement his grip on power.

2005-10-08 12:24:10

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Communist Party chief Hu Jintao opened a four-day meeting on Saturday seeking to cement his grip on power, push his "harmonious society" platform to cope with rising social tension and possibly name a successor.

2005-10-08 09:22:17

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Communist Party chief Hu Jintao opened a four-day meeting on Saturday seeking to cement his grip on power, push his "harmonious society" platform to cope with rising social tension and possibly name a successor.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.