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 14 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 14 reports

In anti-graft probe, China toys with rule of law

By charging a former head of internal security, China's Communist Party suggests that no top leader is immune from the law. Will it now also accept that the party itself should be held accountable? A Beijing newsstand carries a July 30 newspaper with ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 26 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

The ‘Anti-Corruption’ Campaign That Wasn’t

Former security czar Zhou Yongkang was deposed because he lost a power struggle, not because he was corrupt. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

AFP - CGames-2014-weightlifting-men lead

NAMPA / XINHUA Urgent: UN chief stresses importance of ending hostilities in GazaNAMPA / XINHUA China yuan strengthens to 6.1615 against USDNAMPA / XINHUA FLASH: ZHOU YONGKANG INVESTIGATED FOR SERIOUS DISCIPLINARY VIOLATIONNAMPA / XINHUA Trading on Hong ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 41 reports

Communist official under probe

7:38 pmBEIJING: China’s ruling Communist Party said on Tuesday it has launched an investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang—one of its most powerful figures—in a bold move in the country’s deepening anti-corruption crackdown.With the official ... [Published Manila Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

With "Big Tiger" caught, Chinese media can finally name its prey

By By | Reuters  –By Megha RajagopalanBEIJING (Reuters) - "Big Tiger" is gone. "Master Kang" has disappeared.The various euphemisms Chinese media have used to describe a once powerful domestic security tsar are no longer necessary, after the Communist ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Israel Increases Attacks in Gaza, and More

What's News: Israeli forces attacked Hamas symbols of control and a power plant. China is investigating ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang. Electricity sales look anemic for the seventh year in a row. Lee Hawkins reports. ... [Published Herald Sun - Jul 29 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Zhou Yongkang in pictures

The most senior official to face corruption charges in the history of modern China has been formally placed under investigation ... [Published FT.com - World, Asia Pacific - 19 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

PetroChina Surges on Zhou Yongkang Probe

PetroChina Co. (857) shares rallied as theinvestigation into former parent company head Zhou Yongkangindicates the worst of a purge of officials at the nation’sbiggest oil and gas producer may be over.The stock rose as much as 4.5 percent, the biggest ... [Published Bloomberg - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 107 reports

FORMER CHIEF OF INTERNAL SECURITY UNDER INVESTIGATION

One of the most powerful men of the People’s Republic of China, former chief of Internal Security Zhou Yongkang is being investigated by the Communist party for “serious violation of discipline”, a terminology used to indicate corruption.Zhou two years ... [Published Misna - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

3 Reasons Why Zhou Yongkang's Arrest Is Good For China

Morning Minutes, July 28 ...Morning Minutes, July 27 ...Morning Minutes, July 29 ...Morning Minutes, July 28 ...Morning Minutes, July 27 ... ... [Published Newport Daily Independent - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Paper Tiger

How China’s once-feared top security chief Zhou Yongkang became just a sad old man. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Chinese Censors Lift Ban On Zhou Yongkang On Weibo, As Party Announces Corruption Investigation Into Top 'Tiger'

The Communist Party has announced an unprecdented investigation into one of the country’s most powerful men, 71- year old Zhou Yongkang. After an investigation that may have lasted up to two ywars, China’s state-run media carried the official announcement ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 29 2014]

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In anti-graft probe, China toys with rule of law [Published Christian Science Monitor - 26 mins ago]
Minitrue: Work Reports on Zhou Yongkang Coverage [Published China Digital Times - 28 mins ago]
China’s corrupt purge [Published The Independent - 1 hour ago]
State media fostering Xi Jinping's image as Chi... [Published Deutsche Welle - 2 hours ago]
The ‘Anti-Corruption’ Campaign That Wasn’t [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 3 hours ago]
The 'Anti-Corruption' Campaign That Wasn't [Published Foreign Policy - 3 hours ago]
No ordinary Zhou [Published The Economist - 3 hours ago]
Edelman China CEO out of Beijing office for ... [Published The Drum - 3 hours ago]
How China’s anti-corruption drive claimed its b... [Published The Independent - 3 hours ago]
Banking and property shares drag down index [Published Shanghai Daily - 3 hours ago]
Public supports Zhou probe [Published Global Times - 4 hours ago]
Zhou probe bodes well for economy [Published Global Times - 4 hours ago]
China: Increased Risks From Zhou Yongkang Inves... [Published Business Monitor International - 5 hours ago]
China's Crackdown Snares Former Security Czar [Published BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago]
Zhou Yongkang Felled for Corruption Amid Questi... [Published Mingtiandi - 5 hours ago]
Analysts say China's anti-graft drive should go... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 6 hours ago]
Where Is the CEO of Edelman's China Holding Com... [Published Advertising Age - 6 hours ago]
COLUMN-Russia sanctions threaten to rebound on ... [Published Reuters India - 6 hours ago]
Mainland markets slide as shares retreat after ... [Published Global Times - 6 hours ago]
PRC Government Leader Zhou Yongkang Corruption ... [Published China Smack - 6 hours ago]
No ordinary Zhou [Published Analects - The Economist - 7 hours ago]
China: Investigation of Former Head of Security... [Published Lignet - 8 hours ago]
Guo Yongxian [Published Caixin Online - 8 hours ago]
Ji Wenlin [Published Caixin Online - 8 hours ago]
Li Chuncheng [Published Caixin Online - 8 hours ago]
Zhou Bin [Published Caixin Online - 8 hours ago]
Closer Look: Ex-Politburo Members Accused of 'S... [Published Caixin Online - 8 hours ago]
Man of the Week: Master Kang [Published China Digital Times - 9 hours ago]
Zhou’s fall has China cheering, but Xi gets the... [Published Globe and Mail - 9 hours ago]
What would an anti-corruption top even look like? [Published FT Alphaville - 9 hours ago]
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The ‘Anti-Corruption’ Campaign That Wasn’t [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 3 hours ago]
Former security czar Zhou Yongkang was deposed because he lost a power struggle, not because he was corrupt. ...
The 'Anti-Corruption' Campaign That Wasn't [Published Foreign Policy - 3 hours ago]
Former security czar Zhou Yongkang was deposed because he lost a power struggle, not because he was corrupt. ...
Zhou Yongkang Felled for Corruption Amid Questi... [Published Mingtiandi - 5 hours ago]
China’s Xi government took down the biggest trophy to date in its campaign against corruption, and the fall of former politburo member Zhou Yongkang can be attributed in part to a pattern of using political influence to win lucrative business...  Read More>> ...
No ordinary Zhou [Published Analects - The Economist - 7 hours ago]
Joltin' Zhou has left and gone away SINCE President Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption campaign at the end of 2012, the question has been how high he would aim. On July 29th an emphatic answer came with the news that Zhou Yongkang (pictured) was ...
What would an anti-corruption top even look like? [Published FT Alphaville - 9 hours ago]
So, with the corruption investigation into taboo busting tiger , former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang, the first such investigation against a politburo standing member since 1949, are we calling the top of this thing? Kinda, says ...
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Applause for Zhou graft inquiry [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 12 hours ago]
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