A Princeling Of the People

Liu, Melinda; Ansfield, Jonathan; Glain, Stephen; Hewitt, Duncan
November 2007
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/5/2007 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 150 Issue 19, p26
The article reports on the 2007 selection of Xi Jinping as the likely successor to Hu Jintao, the Communist Party leader and president of China. The author notes that the selection of Xi Jinping over fellow politician Li Keqiang came as something of surprise to Chinese political observers. The author notes that this development illustrates the speed of political change in China.


Related Articles

  • A 'Modern' Boss Rises In Beijing. Liu, Melinda; Ansfield, Jonathan // Newsweek;11/5/2007, Vol. 150 Issue 19, p15 

    The article discusses the ascension of Xi Jinping within China's Communist Party. Xi became the favorite to succeed current party chairman Hu Jintao upon Hu's retirement. Xi's rise was made possible by some reshuffling within the party that saw Hu's protégé Li Keqiang being added to the...

  • Advantage Hu Jintao. Elegant, Simon; Ramzy, Austin // Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/5/2007, Issue 43, p34 

    The article discusses political moves made by Hu Jintao, chairman of China's Communist Party, to cement his leadership. At the 17th National Congress of The Chinese Communist Party, Hu was able to secure a place on the Politburo Standing Committee for some of his protégés. He was unable to...

  • China: the next great leap. Brown, Kerry // World Today;Apr/May2012, Vol. 68 Issue 3/4, p16 

    The article discusses the political transition in China and challenges facing the new generation who will take power. It recounts the contributions of President Hu Jintao and Prime Minister Wen Jiabao in the economic success of the country. It relates the educational achievements of Li Keqiang...

  • A Showdown and a Face-off. Shizhong Chen // Chinascope;Nov/Dec2014, Issue 72, p6 

    The author discusses the political developments in China as of November 2014. He claims that the country is undergoing a political cleansing process in the form of an anti-corruption campaign. He also cites the 65th anniversary celebration of the rule of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), as...

  • Hu ignored in Vice-President's German visit?  // Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet;Nov2009, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p30 

    The article reports on the departure of Vice President Xi Jinping from the diplomatic protocol after failing to attend the plenary session of the Chinese Communist Party's Central Military Commission in September 2009 in China. It notes that President Hu Jintao favored Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to...

  • Xi Jinping and the Party Apparatus. Miller, Alice // China Leadership Monitor;Summer2008, Issue 25, p1 

    The article reports on the role of the country's vice president Xi Jinping on the Party apparatus in China. According to the author, Xi Jinping's role will allow him to expand and consolidate his personal relationships up and down the Party hierarchy, a critical opportunity in his preparation to...

  • Hu Jintao seen prevailing in PLA power struggle with Xi Jinping and Jiang Zemin. Lam, Willy // East-Asia-Intel Reports;10/24/2012, p5 

    The article reports that Chinese president Hu Jintao has been expected to prevail over a power struggle in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) against Vice President Xi Jinping and former president Jiang Zemin. It notes that the president has been able to include close friends to high positions...

  • China's New Boss and the 'L' Word. Ansfield, Jonathan; Liu, Melinda // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/31/2007 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 150/151 Issue 27/1, p56 

    The article focuses on Xi Jinping, who is the likely successor of China's President Hu Jintao as party chief in 2012. The article explains that a controversy has emerged regarding Xi, because his father, Xi Zhongxun, was a revolutionary leader against Mao Zedong and later in his life became a...

  • Political Overview.  // China Defence & Security Report;Q1 2008, p11 

    The article presents information on the political condition in China and offers an outlook for 2008. Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang emerged as frontrunners to replace the country's current leaders Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. Also, He Guoqiang, head of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) Organisation...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics