Zhou Yongkang

Type: Person
Name: Zhou Yongkang (ZHOU Yongkang)
Title: member of the Political Bureau and a Member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee
Organization: Communist Party of China (CPC)
Date of Birth: 1942
Place of Birth: Wuxi, Jiangsu Province
Nationality: China
Fact Sheet: Biography for Zhou Yongkang
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Keeping the power in the birdcage

“The best days are over. You would have enjoyed better if you had come earlier,” a Chinese official joked when I first arrived in China as a Beijing correspondent two months ago. He asked for my understanding in replacing a banquet with Maotai and shark ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Xi's Dilemma: How Tough to Be on China Elite's Dealings

China's World: Probes of the circle around former security czar Zhou Yongkang have raised the question of how far President Xi will take his campaign to cleanse the party of corruption. ... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cutting the family ties in China

His son landed contracts to sell equipment to state oil fields and thousands of filling stations across China. His son’s mother-in-law held stakes in pipelines and natural gas pumps from Sichuan Province in the west to the southern isle of Hainan, while ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Zhou Yongkang’s Hometown Rises To His Defense...

China’s leaders have “appeared remarkably tolerant” of journalists and “curiosity seekers” who “stalk” former Communist Party security chief Zhou Yongkang’s family members in his hometown of Xiqiantou as he increasingly seems to be the target of a widening ... [Published China Digital Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

China’s crackdown on corruption continues to take some significant scalps

Since Chinese president Xi Jinping made his pledge to root out graft in China, whether it involves massive wealth accumulated by the powerful “tigers” of the elite or backhanders palmed over to the “flies” at the bottom of the Communist Party, he has ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why Xi Jinping, the Pope should share notes

Xi Jinping and Jorge Mario Bergoglio would seem like natural enemies. The Chinese president runs a government that squashes religious freedom, limits procreation and has a dismal human rights record. The former Cardinal Bergoglio — better known now as ... [Published Today Online - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Zhou Yongkang’s Riches: Real Threat To Xi Jinping?

Xi Jinping’s “bold maneuver” to purge former security chief Zhou Yongkang from the Party may have had more to do with  the former top security official’s widespread opulence than with his politics , according to “one school of thought.”  In an extensive ... [Published China Digital Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 4 reports

China President Investigates Powerful Family

China is witnessing an unusual enquiry this week. Xi Jinping, the president of China, and his office have launched an almost-unheard of investigation into the financial holdings of the powerful Zhou Yongkang family. Considered an otherwise invulnerable ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Severing a familys ties Chinas President signals a change

A visitor at the Zhou family's ancestral graves in Xiqiantou, China, April 12, 2014. The case against Zhou Yongkang, the retired Communist Party leader, and his family has the potential to alter ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking tradition China president begins corruption inquiry

China’s President Xi Jinping has targeted Chinese Communist Party leader Zhou Yongkang in an extraordinary corruption inquiry, a first for someone of Zhou’s rank, and put his ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Xi Jinping 'using purge of Chinese officials to fill key positions with allies'

The seven sources interviewed for this article sought anonymity to avoid repercussions for discussing secretive elite politics. The biggest investigation Xi has ordered so far revolves around retired domestic security tsar Zhou Yongkang, who is under ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Xi purging corrupt officials ‘to put own men in key positions’

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to use a purge of senior officials suspected of corruption to put his own men and reform-minded bureaucrats in key positions across the Communist Party, the government and the military, sources said.Mr Xi hopes ... [Published Today Online - Apr 17 2014]

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Keeping the power in the birdcage [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 8 hours ago]
Xi's Dilemma: How Tough to Be on China Elite's ... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - 19 hours ago]
Xi’s Dilemma: How Tough to Be on China’s Elite [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - 19 hours ago]
Cutting the family ties in China [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 23 2014]
Zhou Yongkang’s Hometown Rises To His Defense... [Published China Digital Times - Apr 22 2014]
65th anniversary of ruling China, not CCP [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 22 2014]
Chair of Chinese State Behemoth Brought Down in... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 22 2014]
Why Xi Jinping may soon call a halt to his late... [Published Quartz - Apr 22 2014]
China's powerful family finds defense in its ho... [Published CNBC - Apr 22 2014]
China’s crackdown on corruption continues to ta... [Published Irish Times - Apr 22 2014]
Why Xi Jinping, the Pope should share notes [Published Today Online - Apr 21 2014]
This Impossibly Big Chinese Shopping Mall Is A ... [Published Clusterstock - Apr 21 2014]
Asia’s Giants Under New Management [Published Project Syndicate - Apr 21 2014]
Zhou Yongkang’s Riches: Real Threat To Xi Jinping? [Published China Digital Times - Apr 21 2014]
China President Investigates Powerful Family [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 21 2014]
Zhou family amassed assets worth over $200m [Published MyPaper.sg - Apr 21 2014]
Xi focuses on family ties in probe into ex-secu... [Published Today Online - Apr 20 2014]
Severing a familys ties Chinas President signal... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
Severing a family’s ties, China’s president sig... [Published Livemint.com - Apr 20 2014]
Clues to Family’s Business Ties Found in Public... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 20 2014]
Severing a family's ties, China's President sig... [Published NDTV - Apr 20 2014]
Breaking tradition China president begins corru... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]
China signals change as it investigates a famil... [Published CNBC - Apr 20 2014]
Severing a Family’s Ties, China’s President Sig... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
Breaking tradition, China president begins corr... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 20 2014]
More CNPC officials probed than has been admitt... [Published Want China Times - Apr 18 2014]
Xi Jinping 'using purge of Chinese officials to... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
Xi purging corrupt officials ‘to put own men in... [Published Today Online - Apr 17 2014]
Xi Jinping 'using purge of Chinese officials to... [Published Telegraph - Apr 17 2014]
For China’s Xi, purging corruption a means to i... [Published Japan Times - Apr 17 2014]
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Xi’s Dilemma: How Tough to Be on China’s Elite [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - 19 hours ago]
Probes of the circle around former security czar Zhou Yongkang have raised the question of how far President Xi will take his campaign to cleanse the party of corruption. ...
This Impossibly Big Chinese Shopping Mall Is A ... [Published Clusterstock - Apr 21 2014]
DENG HONG’S AMBITION, according to a Chinese newspaper, was to build a city inside a single building; a "temperature-controlled paradise". Last September his dream edifice, the New Century Global Centre, formally opened in the south-western city ...
China on the Edge [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Apr 16 2014]
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Spreading the wealth: A billion shoppers [Published The Economist - Special Report - Apr 16 2014]
DENG HONG’S AMBITION, according to a Chinese newspaper, was to build a city inside a single building; a “temperature-controlled paradise”. Last September his dream edifice, the New Century Global Centre, formally opened in the south-western city of ...
China sacks another ally of former security chi... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 09 2014]
A former aide to China's retired domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang was sacked today after authorities opened a corruption probe, the latest move targeting associates of Zhou, who is also under investigation for graft.Guo Yongxiang has been expelled ...
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