Hu Jintao

China begins carefully scripted handover of power

Nov 8, 2012
The 18th Party Congress will hand power from the President Hu Jintao to his successor, Xi Jinping. It's so carefully managed, the government have removed window cranks from taxicabs, so would-be protesters can't cram leaflets in ping-pong balls and throw them at party delegates.
Posted In: China, Hu Jintao, Xi Jinping

Leadership change to be announced in China

Nov 8, 2012
The Chinese Communist Party will hand over power to China's next leader during its party congress this week.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, China's Politics, Hu Jintao, leadership, corruption

China changes leaders at critical economic crossroads

Nov 8, 2012
Depending on which economist you talk to, China is either on a steady path to overtake the U.S. as the world's number one economy or it's on the verge of economic collapse.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, Hu Jintao

MIDDAY UPDATE: Chinese delegation, Walmart, Target and Arby's

Jan 20, 2011
China announced a 10.3 percent GDP growth in December today. That's three times faster than GDP growth in the U.S., leading economists to believe...
Posted In: Arby's, Chicago, China, currency, GDP, Hu Jintao, mid-day update, Target, Walmart

MIDDAY UPDATE: Chinese TV ads, debt control and Starbucks app

Jan 19, 2011
President Obama welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao to the U.S. this week for a state visit. President Hu also will meet with key U.S. corporate...
Posted In: ceo, China, debt, equifax, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Hu Jintao, mid-day update, President Obama, starbucks, TV commercials