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  1. News - China

    New details emerge on Bo Xilai charges in Chinese magazine

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 04:08pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing A Chinese magazine on Tuesday provided fresh details about the charges against former senior leader Bo Xilai, saying he had accepted bribes while mayor of a northeastern ... the allegations of embezzlement and bribery against Bo, 64, occurred while he was mayor of the port city of Dalian in Liaoning province. The charge of abuse of power was related to Bo’s time as party ...

  2. News - China

    Cautious reformers tipped for new China leadership

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 09:46am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... tackling tricky economic and political problems. Wang Qishan, 64, is the most junior of four vice premiers and an ex-mayor of Beijing. But he has a keen grasp of complex economic issues ... in the late 1990s and replacing the sacked Beijing mayor after a cover-up of the deadly Sars virus in 2003. Wang is also a princeling, son-in-law of a former vice premier and ex-standing committee ...

  3. News - China - BO XILAI: ANALYSIS

    Analysis: flamboyant Chinese princeling faces final indignity

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 10:52am by Ben Blanchard of Reuters in Beijing

    ... Ben Blanchard of Reuters in Beijing The writing was perhaps already on the wall for Bo Xilai, the controversial former top official of China’s southwestern city of Chongqing, when he ... cameras and popping flashbulbs. This time he was uncharacteristically restrained. Bo rolled his eyes at repeated questions from foreign reporters about a scandal involving then-vice mayor Wang ...

  4. News - China

    China criticises Dalai Lama over island comments

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 05:41pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... among Tibetans. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s use of the Japanese name for an island chain claimed by both Beijing and Tokyo showed his “reactionary nature” and determination to split ... in Chinese, ever since the Japanese government nationalised some of them in September in a bid to prevent Tokyo’s right-wing mayor from buying them. Violent anti-Japanese protests broke out ...


    Beijing sends out patrol boats as Japan 'buys' Diaoyu islands

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by TEDDY NG IN BEIJING

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com China condemns 'act of theft' and warns Tokyo it will 'assert its sovereignty' amid fresh outbreak of protests on mainland Beijing sends patrol boats as Japan 'buys' the Diaoyus The territorial row between China and Japan escalated yesterday as Beijing sent patrol ships to the Diaoyus after Tokyo agreed to buy ...

  6. News - 18th Party Congress - CHINA

    Wang Lijun: from supercop to Party traitor

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 09:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Having catalysed China’s biggest political scandal in decades, Wang Lijun went within hours from a police chief who commanded fear and respect to a renegade ... by Gu Kailai, the wife of Bo. Yet in seeking to protect himself, Wang precipitated his fall – as soon as he left the consulate he was taken to Beijing and has not been seen since. Chinese media ...


    Mainland official calls for deeper ties in talks with Taipei mayor in Beijing

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 04:25am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Top official meets Taipei's KMT mayor in Beijing Beijing's top official for cross-strait affairs, Zhang Zhijun, called for more communication with Taiwan as he met visiting Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin in Beijing yesterday. The meeting came after Zhang, the director of the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, wrapped up his ...


    KMT Vice President Hau Lung-bin begins first trip to Beijing as Taipei mayor

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:45pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com 'Presidential hopeful' in Beijing talks Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin, tipped to run for president of Taiwan in two years, is due to meet senior leaders in Beijing today. It is Hau's first official visit to Beijing, and analysts said it would help boost his profile if he does stand for the presidency. Hau, who is also vice-chairman ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Mayor of Tokyo tries to ease ties in Beijing

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 04:01am by Minnie Chan, Reuters

    ... Minnie Chan and Reuters minnie.chan@scmp.com Mayor of Tokyo tries to ease ties in Beijing The governor of Tokyo said yesterday on a visit to Beijing that he hoped his trip to the capital would help mend strained ties between China and Japan. "Relations between Japan and China are tense and there's great significance in the people of Beijing asking me to come ...

  10. News - China - POLLUTION

    Polluting industries should leave Beijing, says vice mayor

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:20pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Heavy industry should quit capital: deputy mayor Beijing needs to allow polluting heavy industry to move out of the capital and focus on economic development, the city's executive deputy mayor said. The capital should be more selective in the industries it promoted and growth should be driven by high-end, creative and low-carbon businesses, ...




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