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What can Change in China?

Paper No. 5296                                  Dated 14-Nov-2012

By Bhaskar Roy

The 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) opened in Beijing on November 8 amid almost unprecedented security. Sale of meat cleavers and flying of pigeons for sport was prohibited. The capital was almost sanitized. In 2012, the Chinese government allocated $ 105 billion for security, a figure higher than the military budget for the year.

China- Likely New CPC Leadership

Paper No. 5293                 Dated 12-Nov-2012

By B.Raman

The 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will end on November 14,2012, after approving the new General Secretary (Mr.Xi Jinping), the new seven-member Standing Committee of the Politbureau, the new Politbureau and the new 18th Central Committee.

Complexities of Dealing with China:

Paper No. 5292                            Dated 12-Nov-2012

By B.Raman

China: Message of Defiance from Tibet to CPC Congress

Paper No. 5288                       Dated 10-Nov-2012

By B.Raman

“We shall not give up our struggle for preserving our ethnic, religious and cultural identity. We shall not give up our reverence for His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We will not lose hopes of his returning to our homeland one day and guiding us again. We are Tibetans and we shall prevail.”

Sri Lanka:Eastern Diplomacy: TNA is sent to Guangxi

Paper No. 5287                           Dated 10-Nov-2012 

Guest Column: By Ravi Sundaralingam.  (The views expressed are his own)

Immense excitement and euphoria followed among the Tamil Expatriate Communities when the LTTE was given the status of being the Lankan Tamil Leadership and taken to the capitals of Western Countries by the Norwegians.

China: PLA Generals and CMC Vice-Chairman Back Hu's Report

Paper No. 5286                                   Dated 10-Nov-2012       


Senior PLA Generals and the Vice-Chairmen of the newly-expanded Party Central Military Commission (CMC) have in panel discussions praised the record of Mr.Hu Jintao, the outgoing General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and his report to the 18th Party Congress submitted on November 8,2012, and underlined the CPC’s absolute leadership over the Armed Forces.

Mao’s Thoughts Haunt CPC Congress

Paper No. 5285                                      Dated 9-Nov-2012

By B. Raman

The 18th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) began at Beijing on November 8, 2012, with the traditional inaugural statement by the outgoing Party General Secretary, Mr. Hu Jintao.


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