China has blocked the websites of The Guardian and other media organisations which published stories about the offshore holdings of relatives of the country’s leading figures.
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Wednesday 22 January 2014
Relative of President Xi Jinping accused of being a director of an offshore company based in the British Virgin Islands
Sunday 17 March 2013
President Xi Jinping promises renaissance while cutting corruption and tackling pollution
Friday 15 March 2013
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Thursday 22 November 2012
Li Keqiang, set to become China's premier in March, said the nation must deepen its rural-urban population shift to support growth while avoiding the economic stagnation associated with middle-income countries.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
China's president Hu Jintao has stepped aside as ruling party leader to clear the way for vice president Xi Jinping to take over as part of only the second orderly transfer of power in 63 years of Communist rule.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
Friday 26 October 2012
China has denounced a report in The New York Times detailing the vast riches accumulated by Premier Wen Jiabao’s family, and today it blocked the newspaper’s English and Chinese language websites.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Wang Lijun, the police chief who triggered China's worst political scandal for two decades when he sought sanctuary at the US consulate in Chengdu with revelations about his ally and mentor Bo Xilai, will be charged with treason as early as next month.
Saturday 14 April 2012
China fuelled fears over a flagging global recovery yesterday as the world's second-biggest economy showed its weakest pace of growth since 2009 in the opening three months of the year.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Saturday 17 March 2012
The succession of comments this week by the Chinese leadership on the sudden sacking of the Communist Party boss of Chongqing, Bo Xilai, suggests both a nervousness about the public response to the fall of this popular leader and a determination to ensure a stable transition to a new leadership this autumn.
Friday 16 March 2012
Communist party chief in Chongqing dismissed after his right-hand man visits US consulate
Tuesday 13 March 2012
The bright lights of the economic juggernaut are fading. In Guangzhou, Ben Chu finds out what could lie ahead
Monday 05 March 2012
China's annual legislative session opens today amid a challenging leadership transition and a day after the country unveiled the latest in string of boosts to defence spending.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
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