Hong Kong Leader Survives No-Confidence Vote

Hong Kong Leader Survives No-Confidence Vote

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying assumed office in July, after being maneuvered towards the city’s top political job by the Chinese central government. As details emerge that suggest Leung ran a less-than-honest election campaign, pro-democracy legislators are calling for his impeachment. His election victory in March came after former Beijing favorite Henry Tang was […]

Senior Chinese Christian leader dies

Bishop Ding Guangxun, a senior leader of the Christian community in China, died of illness at 10 a.m. Thursday in Nanjing, capital city of east China’s Jiangsu Province. Ding, born in September 1915, had been president and honorary president of the China Christian Council and acted as vice chairman of the National Committee of the […]

Xi leads top leadership, meeting press

Xi leads top leadership, meeting press

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), led the other newly-elected members of the Standing Committee of the 18th CPC Central Committee Political Bureau to meet the press Thursday morning at the Great Hall of the People. “I am very glad to meet friends from the news […]

Zhang Gaoli — Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee

The following is the biographical sketch of Zhang Gaoli: Zhang Gaoli, born in November 1946, is a male ethnic Han from Jinjiang, Fujian Province. He entered the workforce in August 1970 and joined the CPC in December 1973. He graduated from the Department of Economics at Xiamen University with a major in planning and statistics. […]

Wang Qishan — Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee

The following is the biographical sketch of Wang Qishan: Wang Qishan, born in July 1948, is a male ethnic Han from Tianzhen, Shanxi Province. He entered workforce in January 1969 and joined the CPC in February 1983. He graduated from the University Regular Class at the Department of History at Northwest University, China, with a […]

Yu Zhengsheng — Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee

The following is the biographical sketch of Yu Zhengsheng: Yu Zhengsheng, born in April 1945, is a male ethnic Han from Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province. He entered the workforce in August 1963 and joined the CPC in November 1964. He graduated from the Department of Missile Engineering at the Harbin Military Engineering Institute with a major […]

Zhang Dejiang — Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee

The following is the biographical sketch of Zhang Dejiang: Zhang Dejiang, born in November 1946, is a male ethnic Han from Tai’an, Liaoning Province. He entered the workforce in November 1968 and joined the CPC in January 1971. He graduated from the Department of Economics at Kim Il Sung University in the Democratic People’s Republic […]