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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The story headlined 'Jiang behind my downfall, Chen suggests' on page A3 yesterday incorrectly stated the number of years since former Beijing party secretary Chen Xitong's corruption conviction. He was convicted 14 years ago, in 1998. ...

  2. Party rethinks twin-role postings

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a British businessman. Bo is the third top regional party chief to be ousted for corruption or other wrongdoing, after former Beijing party secretary Chen Xitong and former Shanghai party boss Chen ... in April 2010, months after deadly riots rocked Xinjiang's capital, Urumqi. Most observers agree that the main reason for Bo's downfall is no different from that of Chen Xitong or Chen ...

  3. Disgraced former party chief freed on medical parole

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei in Beijing Former Beijing party boss Chen Xitong has been released on medical parole after serving eight years of his 16-year jail sentence for corruption in one of the most ... four years of a 15-year sentence for corruption. Sources close to Mr Chen said the 76-year-old was recently released into a top Beijing military hospital for treatment of unspecified illnesses. ...

  4. Ousted Shanghai boss 'is not immune'

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of course, not immune.' Mr Gan said Chen's health was 'very good'. Chen was the first Politburo member to be purged for corruption since former Beijing party boss Chen Xitong ... Cary Huang in Beijing Chen Liangyu awaits his fate 'in good health' The ousted Communist Party boss of Shanghai, Chen Liangyu, was in jail awaiting trial on corruption charges ...

  5. Shanghai faction still part of the gang

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... support of the centre. This was in direct contrast to Shanghai's former party secretary, Chen Liangyu, who was sacked for corruption after he defied President Hu Jintao over policy. Chen's ousting removed a key member of the Shanghai faction of current and former leaders from the city, which shares power with the current administration. The Shanghai Gang might be down, ...

  6. Beijing Capital in the clear

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... it believed it was not involved in the matter. Liu Zhihua was sacked in June in the highest-level corruption case to hit the capital since the arrest of Beijing party chief Chen Xitong in 1995. ...

  7. Vice-mayor of Beijing sacked in graft probe

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chen Xitong in 1998. ...

  8. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Bo Xilai expelled from Party as he faces corruption and bribery charges

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... decades- following former Beijing party boss Chen Xitong in 1998 and Shanghai party chief Chen Liangyu in 2008- he is expected to face a harsher sentence, according to legal and political analysts. They say that unlike Chen Liangyu, who was sentenced to 18 years' jail, and Chen Xitong, who got 16 years, former Chongqing party chief Bo could even face the death penalty. "Given the... ...

  9. Suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... His case was considered the highest-level scandal to rock the party since Beijing mayor Chen Xitong was charged with graft in 1995 and jailed for 16 years. ... is missing. The case is yet another instance of graft involving social security funds by government officials. Former Shanghai party chief Chen Liangyu was sentenced to 18 years' jail this year ...

  10. Jia Qinglin: Tainted survivor with a powerful patron

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... tried and executed. However, Mr Jia was never publicly implicated and was plucked by Mr Jiang to become Beijing mayor not long after the city's former party chief Chen Xitong was ousted ...




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