Jan 17, 2013
South China Morning Post
Leung's policy address hits the mark, but the big challenge lies ahead
Joseph Cheng says the policy directions laid out by Leung will not gain traction without support from Legco and the public, and that is currently in short supply in our fractious society The Shining Jazzy Chorus is thriving, giving voice to Beijing's LGBT community and proving that Chinese society is becoming more accepting, writes Laura Fitch.
Can Hu retain clout after handover?
Hu Jintao is stepping down this week as the Communist Party's general secretary -- the primus inter pares in the party politburo, China's elite decision-making body.
China's Communist Party Congress: analysts tipping conservatives
TONY EASTLEY: In a few hours the Communist Party Congress in Beijing will open as the country prepares to usher in its new leadership.
China's party readies for power handover
AFP/Beijing Chinas political elite are expected to oust disgraced figure Bo Xilai and jostle for leadership roles in their last formal meeting which opened yesterday ahead of next weeks landmark power handover.