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  1. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Beijing in scramble to put Bo Xilai on trial ahead of leadership transition

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Prosecution of disgraced former party boss for corruption is likely to be rushed through ahead of leadership transition, experts say Beijing in scramble to put Boon trial Race to put Bo on trial before start of congress Bo Xilai is likely to stand trial before the start of the leadership succession next month, as Beijing scrambles to limit ...

  2. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Deal-making on Bo Xilai's penalty shows extent of factional struggles

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

    ... underlined the leadership's inability to reach a consensus among various party factions on such a sensitive issue, which had threatened to throw the upcoming once-a-decade leadership transition ... between those who favoured harsh punishment and his supporters among hardcore Maoists and the "princeling" offspring of revolutionary leaders have turned the leadership transition ...

  3. 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

    ... of a once-a-decade leadership transition scheduled to start in November. Along with the decision to dismiss Bo from the Politburo, Central Committee and party and subject him to criminal charges, a Politburo ... gatherings showed the top leadership had set aside their differences and put the transition - which has been overshadowed by Bo's downfall and a string of scandals - back on track. Beijing-based ...

  4. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Questions over fate of Bo Xilai after jailing of ex-police chief Wang Lijun

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... sign Bo will be treated leniently to avoid any repercussions on the imminent leadership transition. But Professor Zhang Ming, of Beijing's Renmin University, said given the public doubt ... to the Bo scandal ahead of the party's leadership succession. But they disagreed sharply on whether Bo would face criminal prosecution. Chengdu Intermediate People's Court yesterday ...

  5. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Bo's former police chief facing four charges

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK, Keith Zhai

    ... against Wang, the former top aide of disgraced Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai , and his upcoming trial signal the Communist Party leadership intends to wrap up the scandal before its leadership transition. Gu Kailai , Bo's wife, was given a suspended death sentence last month for murdering British businessman Neil Heywood. The scandal has rocked the party and once threatened to derail ...

  6. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Bo Xilai's fate unknown as revelations emerge from confidants' trials

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao, Keith Zhai, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... the once-in-a-decade leadership change in the next month or so, political experts remain divided about what his future holds. Evidence presented last month in the trial of Bo's wife, Gu Kailai, ... Congress. "In order to limit its implications for the all-important party congress and to guarantee a smooth transition, Bo is very likely to be dealt with leniently," said Professor Hu ...

  7. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Prosecutors announce Bo probe after NPC expels him

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by CARY HUANG IN BEIJING

    ... transition of power at the top of the party. "The Supreme People's Procuratorate has decided to put Bo Xilai under investigation for alleged criminal offences," Xinhua reported shortly ...

  8. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Bo Xilai's supporters take to blogs to show their support for former chief

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... is a former journalist with the Shanghai-based party mouthpiece Jiefang Daily , said that the party's decision to expel Bo and file criminal charges against him showed that the central leadership ... of the ruling party's leadership was suddenly turned into a demon," one of the comments said. Another called Bo a hero for his attempts at political reform, adding, "The Chinese people ...

  9. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Suspense stays as Bo Xilai keeps National People's Congress seat

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... in decades. Chen Ziming , a Beijing-based political analyst, said the delaying of Bo's removal from the NPC could be an effort by the top leadership to leave the announcement of high-stakes ... reached a verdict on Bo, the party's national congress and the generational leadership succession were unlikely to be affected. Suspense stays as Bo keeps NPC seat ...

  10. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Gu Kailai escapes death sentence

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... not contest the charge of intentional homicide brought against her or seek to appeal against yesterday's ruling. Analysts also said the top leadership may have reached an agreement on Bo, who had become a source of contention. The ousting of Bo - a popular princeling and once a leading contender for a seat on the Politburo Standing Committee during the leadership reshuffle later this year ...




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