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  1. Beijing wants to close Bo case soon

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... violations' and stripped of his membership in the party's Central Committee and Politburo. Meanwhile, his wife Gu Kailai is a murder suspect in the death of British businessman Neil Heywood, ... for his life. Bo is the biggest headache, not least because he is the most senior official to fall from grace in more than a decade. Compared to ex-Politburo members like former Beijing party ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Shajing gang arrests hailed by media

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as rivals for a seat in the Politburo Standing Committee in the upcoming 18th Party Congress. The Baoan police were not notified before the raids, the paper said. ...

  4. Wheels set in motion to distance Bo from killing

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tuesday, when Bo's membership of the party's Politburo was suspended for 'serious discipline violations', that Bo ordered the rumoured poisoning of Heywood. State media reported that Gu and Heywood had a business dispute. Analysts said the commentary was aimed at keeping Bo out of the investigation into Heywood's death, since having even a former Politburo member ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. NPC chairman full of praise on Chongqing visit

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk National People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo, the second-ranked member of the Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee, has become its fifth committee member ... be the most rampant,' Wu said. 'Some regions may have to wage similar campaigns- they can't afford not to.' Wu was the fifth member of the Politburo Standing Committee- ...

  7. Luo Gan: Mixed results for legal veteran

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen After a decade as the top law and order official, Luo Gan can lay claim to a mixed record in legal reform ahead of his retirement. The 73-year-old secretary of the central political and legal committee was the oldest member of the former Politburo Standing Committee but has stepped down following the party congress. Fortune has generally smiled on the former engineer ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Catching the big fish

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chen Liangyu The most prominent people to be brought down by corruption since 1989 Positions: Party secretary of Shanghai Municipal Party Committee, member of Politburo, member of Central ... bribes Sentence: 18 years in prison Chen Xitong Positions: Member of Politburo, mayor of Beijing Allegations: Embezzlement Jailed: 1998 Convicted of: Corruption, dereliction of duty Sentence: 16 ...

  10. News - China - GU KAILAI TRIAL

    Bo Guagua not harmed by mother Gu Kailai's murder trial, say analysts

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Politburo member Bo Xilai , has emerged unscathed from the murder trial of his mother, Gu Kailai . Analysts said Gu may have used the politically charged trial - which ended with her being given ... widespread public cynicism that Gu, like others with elite family backgrounds, enjoyed seeming immunity from the death penalty as the daughter of a revolutionary elder and wife of a Politburo member. ...




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