Zhou Yongkang & Bo Xilai
Zhou Yongkang (born December 1942) is a senior leader in the Communist Party of China (CPC) who is currently serving as the 9th ranked member of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee (PSC), and the head of the Central Political and Legislative Committee, an organ directing central government legal policy and the legislative agenda. Bo Xilai (born 3 July 1949) is a Chinese politician. /5
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"Zhou Yongkang is simply referred to as Zhou Yongkang by even Bo Xilai was called "Comrade."
Top official linked to Zhou Yongkang facing probe: How long before Zhou becomes the next Bo Xilai?
China's Zhou Yongkang shares something in common with Bo Xilai
The obliteration of Bo Xilai's legacy continues even after his sentencing, as the CCP target his long-standing affiliate Zhou Yongkang. As a member of the Politburo Standing Committee from 2007 until 2012 and therefore one of the most powerful men in China, Zhou was protected by the unwritten rule t...
LIBRARY OF MOST CONTROVERSIAL FILES Russia Warns US-China-Japan Pacific War “Just Weeks Away” Posted: 14 Jan 2014 02:44 AM PST An “urgent” report issued today to the General Staff from the highly secretive Deputy Defense Minister General Pavel Popov is warning that war can be expected to erupt between the Pacific Powers of the United States, Peoples Republic ofChina and the State of Japan “within weeks” due to a power struggle currently “exploding” within the Communist Party of China (CPC). According to this report, the recent decision by Chinese leader Xi Jinping to prosecute retired security tsar Zhou Yongkang’s son Zhou Bin for corruption is the “leading impetus” that has lead to a fracturing of loyalties in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) between those advocating immediate strikes against Japan and those cautioning a more strategic and diplomatic course of action in a number of territorial disputes between these two nations. Zhou Yongkang [photo right left with Xi Jinping], ...
Stalinist policies won’t help China in long run: Claude Arpi | The new leadership in Beijing has shown the way it intends to go: Bo Xilai, Chongqing’s discredited party secretary (and former member of CPC’s political bureau) has been sentenced to life imprisonment. The People’s Daily, the Party’s mouthpiece speaks of “a persistent, high-voltage campaign” against corruption to correct the party’s style and win people’s support. Xinhua says that probity is “the chief principle in self-discipline while law is a precondition for governing a country. … It is the common wish of all party members and citizens”. It is at least the will of general secretary Xi Jinping, as entire episode of the mediatised case and Sunday’s judgement was minutely orchestrated by the party. Chinese news agency asserts: “Sentencing Bo Xilai in accordance with law fully reflects that nobody is exempt from party discipline and national law, and whoever is involved must be thoroughly investigated and severely ...
SIDE SHOW OFF BO XILAI. Rumours from sites normally hostile to CPC and the Chinese government have reported that just before Bo Xilai's secret deeds were unraveling, the Dalian businesssman Xu Ming, the one who bought a 2-million Euro house in France for use by Bo's wife and son, laundered off 50 million RMB out of China and used it to conduct public relationships attacks on the families of Wen Jiabao and Xi Jinping. The Zhou Yongkang faction helped gather secret personal real and false information about Wen and Xi friends and relatives to construct two sets of complicated smears. They hired PR professionals to even bribe journalists to put these info out. That money has not been used up yet and attempt to subvert investigations are still going on. Xu Ming has been arrested and has talked to try and lighten his punishment. Lots of plea bargaining going on in US system. A little bit of it in China too.
We will see. Much like Bo Xilai, Zhou Yongkang is one of the nastiest of the nastiest. Will be good to see him sidelined.
The Purge. After the fall of Bo Xilai, will the much more powerful Zhou Yongkang survive?
Looks like Zhou Yongkang is getting the Bo Xilai treatment:
Bo Xilai might not be the Big Fish - Zhou Yongkang could be...Minister sacked China corruption probe widens:
Bitter Harvest: China’s ‘Organ Donation’ Nightmare ~ When Wang Lijun made his break for the US consulate in Chengdu on the night of February 6th 2012, he was in a unique position to reveal a series of damaging stories about his superior, Bo Xilai: Bo’s familial connection to the suspected murder of British businessman Neil Heywood, siphoning of Chongqing’s public funds, and shakedowns of local criminal and triad elements. As former head of the Chongqing Public Security Bureau, Wang also knew that Bo, as Chongqing party secretary, had engaged in surveillance of Politburo members, potentially implying that Bo and other players aligned with Jiang Zemin’s faction—most prominently, Zhou Yongkang, secretary of the powerful Political and Legislative Affairs Committee (PLAC)—were thinking about seizing power. Faced with the complexity of China’s leadership transition crisis, most Western editors played up the Sopranos aspect of the sordid tale, fixing on the alleged Heywood murder, essentially t ...
Knives Coming Out for Bo Xilai's friend Zhou Yongkang? This one deserves it. Hopefully others pile on.
The Chinese regime is thinking over former Politburo member Bo Xilai's crimes and punishment, including accusations of live organ harvesting, and is also considering disciplinary action against Zhou Yongkang, the head of China's security forces, according to a source.
"Home › officialdom › here" as in "no doubt" Jiang Pai General Bo Xilai, due to early men had "love" Wang Lijun escape Museum, thin and Zhou Yongkang, the coup d ' état planned burst optical, triggering political tsunami, fall of the thin, weeks was of limited powers. Analysis of means, before 18, Wen Hu resolve several cases involving major defeat of Jiang 's, for the new leadership set up "new faces, a new Prestige" (Translated by Bing)
Is the Bo Xilai affair purely a legal matter? We doubt it: Zhou Yongkang, the chief of the…
Insights into Political Infighting in China: Reports about Bo Xilai and Zhou Yongkang
Security chief Zhou Yongkang maintains position and power, despite earlier rumor in light of Bo Xilai saga
A group of retired Communist Party officials have signed a petition calling on two of China’s top leaders, including security chief Zhou Yongkang, to resign as the political aftershock of the Bo Xilai scandal continues to reverberate through the party. From The New York Times:
Chinese Communist Party veterans write daring open letter calling for the removal of Zhou Yongkang, linked to Bo Xilai.
Communist Party vets write China's president to urge him to sack security chief Zhou Yongkang for supporting disgraced politician Bo Xilai.NigeriaInfoNews
Zhou Yongkang, responsible for espionage and internal security apparatus, has been linked to fallen leader Bo Xilai
China veterans urge sacking of politician Zhou Yongkang. Its another Bo Xilai? - China lives a hard times in...
Communist Party elders in China call for removal of security chief Zhou Yongkang - further ramifications of Bo Xilai
Zhou Yongkang directed the ' Chongqing model' and supported Bo Xilai. They are liars, they are ofthe same ilk," Zhao Zhengrong
SCMP: State tries to quash Chongqing rumours The full text of a speech by security tsar Zhou Yongkang at a Beijing university last week was published by People's Daily and Xinhua yesterday to dispel rumors that he had been implicated in the scandal surrounding former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai .
Liang Guanglie and some other PLA generals associated with Bo Xilai and Zhou Yongkang want a war so that they can grab the power in a coup.
First Bo Xilai ousted, now Zhou Yongkang? "Reformers" on the rise in China, but when will they start the reforms?
Bo Xilai ally Zhou Yongkang finally toasted as anticipated: High-profile ouster in China points to battle betwee...
Why a sound boxing for Bo Xilai and his entire family, yet kid gloves for Zhou Yongkang?
Zhou Yongkang definitely lost on Bo Xilai, who was his buddy. Harder to tell with Chen, but my guess is it hurts him.
An ideal outcome of Chen Guangcheng & Bo Xilai episodes wld be the fall of Zhou Yongkang, China's harsh security chief.
How did Chen Guangcheng succeed in such a daring escape? Maybe security boss Zhou Yongkang, Bo Xilai ally, helped to embarrass Hu and Wen.
World Journal says that Li Changchun was involved in land deals at discounted prices to friends of Bo Xilai. Along with Wu Bangguo and Zhou Yongkang, Li Changchun pushed to have Bo Xilai admitted to the Central Committee, against opposition from Hu, Wen. Li Changchun is also the member who pushed hard against Google in China in 2010.
After the Wang Lijun incident, words including "Wang Lijun, Bo Xilai, and Zhou Yongkang," as well as related news are censored sometimes, but also released at other times.
Zhou Yongkang and Bo Xilai conspired with the Chinese search engine Baidu to use the Internet to attack their opponents. The price Zhou and Bo were willing to pay: Get Google out of China.
Beijing sends team to HK to investigate Bo Xilai family finances and their relations w/Zhou Yongkang
More rumours that China's security chief Zhou Yongkang may the next to fall after Bo Xilai:
the truth of Bo Xilai's incident: Bo conspired with Zhou Yongkang to stop Xi Jinping taking over China Communist Party(CCP).Bo is ambitious to take over CCP and former chairman of CCP, Jiang Zemin, also supports Bo. Although I scorn on CCP, I have to admit top CCP officials are the world's best actors. All of them should win Oscar!
Zhou Yongkang, right, the ninth-ranking member of the Politburo Standing Committee and Bo Xilai's most powerful ally. (Photo/CNS)
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