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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Attack on rumours a step backwards for transparency

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the five-day trial of Bo Xilai, arguably the country's most watched court case in decades. The decision to publicise the bulk of court proceedings on popular microblog platforms - including ... microblogging platforms which have remained less censored. The crackdown seems to be two-pronged. First, police in Beijing and other cities rounded up a number of microbloggers who posted comments about ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Myriad reasons behind transparency of Bo Xilai's trial

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of the world as well. In a surprise move, the central leadership has allowed developments of the trial to be reported on a court microblog and through social media updates by state media organisations. ... will certainly raise public expectations the authorities will be more open in future trials of high-profile officials involved in corruption. Let's hope the court microblog will not become a one-off ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi gets off to good start in first 100 days but drastic reforms are unlikely

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... for three years without trial. Xi and the other new leaders also showed more willingness to embrace social media than the earlier generation of leaders as a number of microblogs have been allowed ...



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