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  • China explosion: City of Shandong rocked as huge blast rips through chemical factory

    08/31/2015 11:49:43 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 63 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | August 31, 2015 | Alex Wellman
    A massive explosion has ripped through a region in China. (snip) The explosion was seen and heard in the industrial zone of Lijin, Dongying City of Shandong, just before 11.30pm local time.
  • China's Xi Jinping Era Has Begun

    10/07/2015 11:50:35 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    The Diplomat ^ | October 06, 2015 | Professor Bo Zhiyue
    Xi’s control over China’s former leaders suggests his is China’s most powerful leader since Mao. September 30, 2015 marked a new beginning in Chinese politics — the start of a new era in Xi Jinping’s authority. On this day, the State Council hosted a dinner celebrating the 66th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. In contrast to the past, when retired senior leaders were invited to join the current leaders to partake in the celebrative banquet, most of China’s previous leaders were absent this time. It is not that they were too old. Less than one month earlier,...
  • China censors Web searches on Jiang Zemin; denies reports on his death

    07/07/2011 11:17:36 AM PDT · by mojito · 4 replies
    WaPo ^ | 7/6/2011 | Keith B. Richburg
    China’s media censors began blocking Internet search terms Wednesday to try to tamp down speculation on the health of ailing former leader Jiang Zemin. On Thursday, the official news agency denied reports on his death as “pure rumor.” Speculation has been rife on microblogging sites that Jiang, 84, was dying or had died after he failed to appear Friday alongside other top leaders for ceremonies marking the 90th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s founding. Jiang has been rumored for years to be in ill health. On the most popular local Twitter-like microblogging site, Sina.com, searches were blocked for terms...
  • Is China's Ex-Leader Jiang Zemin Dead? Local Censors Don't Want Any Speculation

    07/06/2011 12:40:28 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies
    Time ^ | 07/06/11 | Hannah Beech
    Is China's Ex-Leader Jiang Zemin Dead? Local Censors Don't Want Any Speculation Posted by Hannah Beech Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 12:29 am Is he or isn't he? Around 11 pm on July 5, China's blogosphere began trading in rumors that Jiang Zemin, the former leader of the People's Republic, had died. By midnight local searches on this topic had become very popular. But within half an hour, the heavy hand of China's censors descended. Chinese language searches for words relating to death, even without being paired with Jiang's name, returned the Orwellian message: “According to relevant policies and laws,...
  • N. Korea: Seoul Believes Kim Jong-il Failed to Meet Jiang Zemin(main event missing?)

    06/09/2011 7:16:11 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 4 replies
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 06/09/11
    Seoul Believes Kim Jong-il Failed to Meet Jiang Zemin Seoul has concluded that a planned meeting last month between North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and former Chinese president Jiang Zemin did indeed fail to materialize. Seoul has checked through various channels to find out whether the two met during Kim's visit to Jiang's hometown of Yangzhou but has found no evidence that they did. A senior South Korean government official said, "No intelligence network found signs of their meeting." Kim had traveled 3,000 km by armored train to Yangzhou and stayed there for three days. Seoul is trying to find...
  • Ex-Chinese leader may be on train involved in collision - HK rights centre

    07/01/2009 3:16:30 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies · 482+ views
    Ex-Chinese leader may be on train involved in collision - HK rights centre 399 ¦r 2009 ¦~ 6 ¤ë 29 ¤é 16:07 BBC Monitoring Newsfile BBCMNF ­^¤å (c) 2009 The British Broadcasting Corporation. All Rights Reserved. No material may be reproduced except with the express permission of The British Broadcasting Corporation. Text of report by Hong Kong Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy on 29 June [Report: "Train Collision in Hunan's Chenzhou; Jiang Zemin May Be on Board"] As this centre has learned, at 0240 this morning [1840 gmt 28 June], train number K9017 going from Changsha to Shenzhen...
  • Submit a question to Hillary Clinton for her Feb. 3 town hall meeting

    02/03/2008 11:25:57 AM PST · by doug from upland · 121 replies · 440+ views
    The Beast's website ^ | 2-3-08 | The Beast
    CLICK HERE TO ASK HER YOUR QUESTION
  • Exposing Hillary's Illegalities In Los Angeles Court To Begin Feb. 21! (status conference)

    01/31/2008 1:35:03 PM PST · by OPS4 · 85 replies · 17,848+ views
    Peter Paul Project ! ^ | january 2008 | Intermeddler
    The Hillary Clinton Accountability Project will shortly launch its fundraising drive to raise $500,000 to support the most important citizen’s legal initiative of 2008. The landmark civil fraud suit of Paul v Clinton et al which the California Supreme Court ordered to proceed against the Clintons, Grammys Producer Gary Smith and Clinton agent Jim Levin, will be set for trial and a discovery schedule at a special conference to be held in Los Angeles Superior Court on February 21, 2008. The first law suit in American history to bring a President and a Senator to court for defrauding the Senator’s...
  • Clinton Camp Pre-Spinning Possible BAD NEWS IN IOWA: Third-Place Finish Would Not Be Disappointing

    01/02/2008 1:06:50 PM PST · by rface · 53 replies · 395+ views
    ABC News ^ | 01.02.08 | RICK KLEIN
    As the presidential candidates engage in furious pre-caucus spin, one of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's most prominent Iowa supporters said Wednesday that she's already accomplished what she needs to in Iowa, and can declare success even if she finishes in third place. Asked if the order of finish matters, Former governor Tom Vilsack, D-Iowa, deflected the question. "She absolutely had to be competitive and she's accomplished that," he said. "Obviously everybody's interested in winning, and I think we're going to do well. It's tight. There's no question about that." In May, Vilsack was quoted in the Washington Post, saying, "There's...
  • Clinton errs on Pakistan

    01/01/2008 6:15:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies · 448+ views
    The Politico ^ | January 1, 2008 | Ben Smith
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton was praised in the wake of the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto for demonstrating her command of the players and the issues at stake in Pakistan, even as another candidate, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, was criticized for stumbling over details. But in two confident television appearances, on CNN and ABC, Clinton made an elementary error about Pakistani politics: She described President Pervez Musharraf as a "candidate" who would be "on the ballot." In fact, Musharraf was reelected to the presidency in October. The upcoming elections are for parliament, and while Musharraf's party...
  • The Bubba Factor, And Other Maladroit Clintonisms

    12/31/2007 6:51:20 AM PST · by jdm · 11 replies · 414+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Dec. 31, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    The Politico notes that Bill Clinton has fallen back on Bubbalistic campaigning in Iowa. The homespun wisdom of the former Rhodes scholar comes along with his wife's various regional accents, but as Ben Smith notes, usually much farther away from the press: Before he was a silver-haired elder statesman, ex-president, and globe-trotting do-gooder, Bill Clinton was Bubba. And out in rural Western Iowa, Bubba is back. ... While his speech differed little from the one he gives in upscale audiences, his presence there indicates both the potential his wife’s campaign sees in the West and the fact that the former...
  • felons removed from Clinton's TN steering committee

    12/25/2007 2:32:24 PM PST · by SJackson · 39 replies · 1,010+ views
    WBIR ^ | 12-25-07
    <p>Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has revised its list of Tennessee supporters on its statewide steering committee to remove the names of two convicted felons.</p> <p>The original list of more than 100 committee members had included former state House Majority Leader Tommy Burnett and West Tennessee Democratic Party activist Gladys Crain.</p>
  • Hillary Clinton Net Worth $34.9 MILLION

    12/15/2007 6:13:01 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 81 replies · 2,863+ views
    San Francisco Sentinel ^ | 15 December 2007
    WHAT SHE’S GOT Cash and Bonds: $30.1 million Life Insurance: $140,000 Retirement Funds: $33,000 Alternative Investments: $248,000 Houses: $5.9 million Mortgages: $1.5 million WORTH: $39.9 MILLION 2006 Income: $12.1 million WHERE SHE GOT IT When Bill Clinton first ran for President in 1992, Hillary provided most of the couple’s income working for the Rose law firm in Little Rock; he earned only $35,000 a year as governor of Arkansas. Although she takes in $165,200 a year as a senator, these days Bill is breadwinner-in-chief. His presidential pension is $201,000 a year, and he grabbed a $12 million advance for his...
  • Clinton Booed at Heartland Forum

    12/01/2007 5:50:06 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 46 replies · 443+ views
    ABCNews.com ^ | December 01, 2007 | ABCNews.com
    Clinton Booed at Heartland Forum December 01, 2007 6:04 PM ABC News' Eloise Harper reports: A day after dealing with a hostage crisis, Sen. Hillary Clinton faced a tough crowd in Iowa. Clinton did not receive the warmest of welcomes at the Heartland Form in Des Moines, IA, and although the hostage scare was mentioned, the announcer brushed it off quickly in order to get to questions. Clinton, who was forced to call in to speak to the crowd of thousands because of weather difficulties, took questions on topics from healthcare to illegal immigration. The senator was asked if she...
  • New poll shows Clinton trails top 2008 Republicans

    11/26/2007 10:01:08 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 148 replies · 773+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 11/26/07 | John Whitesides
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton trails five top Republican presidential contenders in general election match-ups, a drop in support from this summer, according to a poll released on Monday. Clinton's top Democratic rivals, Barack Obama and John Edwards, still lead Republicans in hypothetical match-ups ahead of the November 4, 2008, presidential election, the survey by Zogby Interactive showed. Clinton, a New York senator who has been at the top of the Democratic pack in national polls in the 2008 race, trails Republican candidates Rudy Giuliani, Mitt Romney, Fred Thompson, John McCain and Mike Huckabee by three to five...
  • Sen. Hillary Clinton tells Katie Couric: I will be the Democratic nominee

    11/26/2007 5:47:03 PM PST · by jdm · 62 replies · 680+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Nov. 26, 2007 | Staff
    Is Sen. Hillary Clinton feeling any doubts about winning the Democratic nomination for president? Not at all. "It will be me," Clinton tells Katie Couric in an interview to air Monday on the "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric." The broadcast airs at 6:30 p.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Couric also asked if Clinton is concerned that Oprah Winfrey could boost Sen. Barack Obama by campaigning for him in three key states. "No, at the end of the day," Clinton says. "I'm proud to have my husband support me ... with his knowledge, experience and incredible ability to vouch for me."
  • COURIC SCORES INTERVIEW WITH HILLARY FOR 'CBS EVENING NEWS'... DEVELOPING...

    11/26/2007 10:03:25 AM PST · by Crazieman · 92 replies · 433+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11/26/07
    COURIC SCORES INTERVIEW WITH HILLARY FOR 'CBS EVENING NEWS'... DEVELOPING...
  • China's Hu stronger, but no strongman

    07/27/2007 12:03:05 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies · 355+ views
    Reuters ^ | 07/24/07 | Benjamin Kang Lim
    China's Hu stronger, but no strongman Tue Jul 24, 2007 5:11AM EDT By Benjamin Kang Lim - Analysis BEIJING (Reuters) - Almost five years in power, Chinese President Hu Jintao has grown in strength but a failed attempt to retire the chief official bodyguard illustrates a behind-the-scenes struggle as he seeks to consolidate power. At 68, General You Xigui was past the compulsory retirement age, but long-time patron Jiang Zemin used his residual influence as the previous party chief to force Hu to keep You on as director of the Communist Party's Bodyguards Bureau. "Jiang lost his temper ... He...
  • China:Clean Sweep In Shanghai(Hu further consolidates his power)

    09/29/2006 1:53:43 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies · 566+ views
    Forbes ^ | 09/25/06 | Paul Maidment and Shu-Ching Jean Chen
    Clean Sweep In Shanghai Paul Maidment and Shu-Ching Jean Chen 09.25.06, 2:00 PM ET China's President Hu Jintao has been eradicating the influence of his predecessor Jiang Zemin since the day he took over the more powerful post of party leader in 2002. The sacking and arrest of Chen Lianggyu, the most senior Chinese Communist party in Shanghai, on corruption charges, and his suspension from the party's top leadership council, the Politburo, plunges the knife as deep as Hu has yet dared into the so-called Shanghai faction, the associates of Jiang, whose political patronage has cast a long shadow over...
  • The Job is Not Finished Until the Red Chinese are out of Long Beach

    04/26/2006 6:22:45 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies · 769+ views
    American Policy Center ^ | April 3, 2006 | Tom DeWeese
    Americans were rightly outraged over the possibility of an Arab nation with ties to terrorists taking control of six major American ports. Protests from across the nation helped to squelch the deal. However, the job’s not finished. The Communist Chinese still control ports at Long Beach. Congressman Charlie Norwood, (R-GA) made a strong case for getting the Chinese out of the port of Long Beach when he noted that while Dubai has been a reliable partner for America in the War on Terror, Red Chinese officials have threatened invasion of America’s ally on Taiwan and nuclear war against the United...