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  1. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Chinese celebrity apologises for meth use amid high-profile nationwide drug crackdown

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:51pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Jinping promised “forceful measures” against the spread of narcotics in comments reported by state media on Thursday. Reports said that the Politburo Standing Committee and the State Council held ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    ‘I was framed’: Court outburst by mining tycoon Liu Han as he is sentenced to death

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 02:59pm by Keith Zhai

    ... campaign. Zhou, a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee, is under detention while he is investigated for corruption. People familiar with the situation said Zhou used to ask Liu Han ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Disgraced Bo Xilai formally charged over corruption

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Leadership moves to wrap up political scandal with ex-Politburo member and Chongqing chief accused of taking bribes and abuse of power Disgraced Bo formally charged over corruption Disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai was formally charged with bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power yesterday, as the new leadership rushes to bring closure ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai's cries of defiance after he is sentenced to life in prison for corruption

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... and abuse of power Bo sentenced to life with a final cry of defiance Bo Xilai erupted in anger as he was sentenced to life in prison for corruption yesterday. The fallen former Politburo member ... of a former Politburo member since the so-called Gang of Four's trial in 1980-81. And it capped an 18-month political drama that some feared would cause a major rift in the Communist Party. ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai soon to face trial in HK$30m graft case

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... in HK$30m graft case Disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai will soon face public trial in Shandong on charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. The news was revealed by sources ... of the Politburo, was widely seen as a champion of the party's conservative wing and his downfall thrust the party into one of its worst political crises in decades. Analysts said the internal ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Police chief Wang Lijun loved my wife, says Bo Xilai

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... China prosecutors demand heavy sentence Former Chongqing party secretary Bo acknowledged making mistakes but continued to deny criminal misconduct. The former Politburo member has been charged ... Bo, now 64, was once regarded as a front runner to join the Politburo Standing Committee. On the last day of courtroom drama, Bo- the "princeling" son of one the party's ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai trial transcripts censored, sources say

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai in Jinan, Shandong keith.zhai@scmp.com Testimony that might show disgraced former Politburo member in a more sympathetic light omitted from public court reports, say sources Bo Xilai trial transcripts censored Sensitive testimony that might humanise Bo Xilai or cast Beijing in a bad light has been scrubbed from the public transcripts of the former Politburo ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Shenyang hawker hoped for justice ahead of execution for double killing

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU, Verna Yu

    ... and Law, said on his microblog that if Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai, only received a suspended death sentence- normally commuted to life imprisonment- for murdering ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai jail letter: My name will be cleared one day

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Post yesterday that the letter- circulated among a small group of his supporters since Tuesday- was indeed written by the 64-year-old former Politburo member. It is the first communication ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Trial has made return home harder for Bo Guagua

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Evidence suggesting Bo Xilai's son benefited from illicit payments to powerful parents will likely keep him overseas for foreseeable future Trial has made return harder for Bo Guagua The dramatic trial of disgraced former Politburo member Bo Xilai will likely close the book on his once-promising political career. But one aspect of the saga remains ...




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