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  1. News - China

    June 4 crackdown mastermind Chen Xitong dies

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 09:37pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters Disgraced former Beijing mayor Chen Xitong – one of the main culprits blamed for the brutal crackdown on the 1989 pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square – has died at age 84, Hong Kong China News Agency (HKCNA) reported on Tuesday. HKCNA – a semi-official central government mouthpiece – quoted an unnamed source and said Chen had passed away. Two independent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1253554/june-4-crackdown-mastermind-chen-xitong-dies
  2. News - China

    Death of Chen Xitong is retribution for his sins, says father of Tiananmen student victim

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Minnie Chan

    ... Gary Cheung and Minnie Chan Father of student killed in the Tiananmen crackdown 24 years ago says death of former Beijing mayor Chen Xitong is punishment for his sins 'Death is retribution for 1989' The father of a student killed in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown has described the death of former Beijing mayor Chen Xitong as retribution for the sins he committed 24 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1253688/death-chen-xitong-retribution-his-sins-says-father-tiananmen-student
  3. News - China

    Disgraced ex-Beijing mayor's funeral denied national anthem and flag

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 05:15pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chen Xitong's falling out with former president Jiang Zemin- which led to Chen's imprisonment 16 years ago- has followed the disgraced ... told the Post last year.  "I was never handcuffed and never signed any confession letter," Chen says in Conversations with Chen Xitong, a book written by Yao and published by Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1258524/disgraced-ex-beijing-mayors-funeral-denied-national-anthem-and-flag
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Ex-Beijing mayor and backer of 1989 crackdown dies

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 10:43pm by AP

    ... BEIJING (AP) — Chen Xitong, a former mayor of Beijing who backed the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square democratic movement during his term but later expressed regret, has died, ... said Chen died Sunday at age 84 in Beijing. Chengdu-based writer He Sanwei also said he had been informed of Chen's death by the former mayor's relatives. Chen was later purged from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1253613/ex-beijing-mayor-and-backer-1989-crackdown-dies
  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Verdict in Bo Xilai case expected within days but an appeal is likely

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... party boss Chen Xitong in 1998 and Shanghai party chief Chen Liangyu in 2008, who were jailed for 16 and 18 years respectively. Chen Xitong's appeal was rejected by the supreme court. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1311992/verdict-bo-xilai-case-expected-within-days-appeal-likely
  6. News - China - baby FORMULA

    Food import inspections increased after claims sell-by dates changed on baby formula

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:23pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Government safety watchdog alleges the safety information on some tins of an Australian brand of milk powder was tampered with The government’s quality and safety watchdog has stepped up inspections of all imported food after allegations that the expiry dates on some baby formula produced by an Australian company had been tampered with. Chen Xitong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1450736/food-import-inspections-increased-after-claims-sell-dates-changed-baby
  7. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Hotel worker detained for web leak of details on Wang Lijun's trip to Beijing

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... were jailed, including Chen Xitong and Chen Liangyu, the disgraced party heads of Beijing and Shanghai. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1060614/hotel-worker-detained-web-leak-details-wang-lijuns-trip-beijing
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CASE NOTES

    End of Bo Xilai saga looks to be bad news for rule of law

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Ng Tze Wei

    ... "members of the public". Two other Politburo members have faced trial since the mainland embraced reform and opening up- former Beijing party secretary Chen Xitong in 1998 and Shanghai party secretary Chen Liangyu in 2008. If history is any guide, the chances of Bo enjoying a true open trial are slim. Family members were allowed to attend Chen Xitong's trial, but the trial of Chen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1053908/end-bo-xilai-saga-looks-be-bad-news-rule-law
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Ex-Beijing mayor and backer of 1989 crackdown dies

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 08:48am by AP

    ... BEIJING (AP) — Chen Xitong, who as Beijing's mayor backed the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square democratic movement but later expressed regret for the loss of life, died days before its 24th anniversary, according to media reports and a family friend. At the height of his career, Chen was one of China's most powerful men, but a corruption scandal brought about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1253843/ex-beijing-mayor-and-backer-1989-crackdown-dies
  10. News - Hong Kong

    Ex-Beijing mayor and backer of 1989 crackdown dies

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 11:45pm by AP

    ... BEIJING (AP) — Chen Xitong, a former mayor of Beijing who backed the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square democratic movement during his term but later expressed regret, died Sunday at the age of 82, two days before the 24th anniversary of the bloody quelling of the student-led movement, according to media reports and a family friend. At the height of his career, Chen was one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1253644/ex-beijing-mayor-and-backer-1989-crackdown-dies

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