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  1. 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

    ... Dismissal amid accusations including bribery coincides with Beijing's announcement of November 8 start for crucial 18th national congress Disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai has been ... 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 ...

  2. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

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

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

    ... Fate of disgraced Politburo member prolonged yet again, surprising many, as Standing Committee ends session The suspense over the fate of disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai has been ... a comeback any time soon. Bo, who was sacked in March and then suspended from the Politburo in April after his wife, Gu Kailai , was found to have been involved in the murder of British businessman ...

  3. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Party reveals Bo Xilai graft, blames Gu Kailai

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Investigation says ex-Politburo member took 20m yuan bribes; Gu was 'powerful and greedy' While Bo Xilai received bribes worth more than 20 million yuan (HK$24.5 million), it was the greed of his wife that brought down the former Politburo member, an internal Communist Party investigation has found, according to sources. Bo, the party chief of Chongqing until his removal ...

  4. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Prosecutors announce Bo probe after NPC expels him

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

    ... of all his other positions and of his party membership. Bo, formerly a contender for membership of the party's supreme Politburo Standing Committee, is accused of corruption, abuse of power ... sentence. Xinhua reported that Bo "bore major responsibility" for the murder of Heywood. The Politburo, of which Bo was a member, announced last month that he would "face ...

  5. 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

    ... in disarray. In addition to expulsion, Bo, who had been a member of the powerful Politburo, now faces criminal prosecution over accusations that he accepted bribes and covered up his wife's murder ... of the University of Nottingham's China Policy Institute, said the repeated delays before announcing action on Bo exposed the splits within the Politburo and its supreme Standing Committee. ...

  6. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Verdict in Gu Kailai murder trial set for Monday

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Kailai , the wife of disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai , on Monday morning, a court official confirmed yesterday. "It's set for next Monday morning at 9 o'clock," ... as Chongqing party boss in March. Gu was publicly accused of the murder in April, the same month her husband was suspended from the Politburo and detained on accusations of violating party discipline. ...

  7. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Gu Kailai escapes death sentence

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

    ... Punishment for wife of shamed former party chief Bo Xilai fails to appease the sceptics, who claim it was a 'show trial' Gu Kailai , the wife of shamed Politburo member Bo Xilai ... was sacked in March and then suspended from the Politburo in April after reports of his wife's involvement in the death of British businessman Neil Heywood, has been accused only of unspecified ...

  8. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Party outcast Bo Xilai criticised for 'improper sexual relationships'

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sex and power often go hand-in-hand in cases of mainland corruption and observers were little surprised that sexual flings should make their way into the official count of Bo Xilai's alleged misdeeds. The lengthy Xinhua report describing the former Politburo member's violations implied that Bo's decadent lifestyle had contributed to the decision to cast him out ...

  9. 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

    ... disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai. Analysts said the lenient sentence for the former anti-triad hero, who was once Bo's right-hand man, was part of a political deal aimed at putting an end ...

  10. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Bo Xilai's police chief Wang Lijun likely to be shown mercy by court

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK, Keith Zhai

    ... action against Bo, once a contender for the Politburo Standing Committee, a step closer. He has not been seen in public since the announcement in March that he was being investigated ...




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