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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    Four Chongqing policemen to face trial for alleged torture under Bo Xilai’s crime crackdown

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 04:16pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... of power. Wang was sentenced to 15 years in prison in September 2012 for defection, bribery, abuse of power and bending the law after he fell out with his boss Bo Xilai and sought political asylum ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai to go on trial on corruption and power abuse charges this week

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 04:25pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Disgraced politician will face court in Jinan, Shandong province, to answer allegations of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power Bo Xilai's trial ... was China's most explosive political scandal in decades, will stand trial in the Intermediate People's Court in Jinan for alleged bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. "The open trial ...

  3. News - China

    Bo Xilai charges called a victory against overly powerful 'tiger'

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of Bo's indictment on charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power in Jinan, the capital of Shandong province. The central leadership "has high hopes for party and state officials at all ... too powerful. "China's historical experience has shown over and over again that the nation's long-term stability can only be secured by protecting the authority of the central ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    2013: the year of talking dangerously

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Controversial voices were raised, spying secrets revealed and once-powerful men jailed or executed in a year that saw many turbulent moments 2013: the year of talking ... who broke cover in Hong Kong, sparking a global fallout over US government spying; and the Chinese princeling whose public trial for corruption and abuse of power riveted the nation. At home, ...

  5. News - China Insider - Bo Xilai

    Bo Xilai associate Jiang Feng Dolby resurfaces in TV documentary

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... involvement in the scheme. Bo is serving a life sentence on charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Gu is serving a suspended death sentence on murder charges. Xu, detained on suspicion ...

  6. News - China

    What Bo Xilai’s body language says about his power, downfall

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:53pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai As the high-flying Communist Party chief of Chongqing and a former Commerce Minister, Bo Xilai had been expected by many to take a seat on the all-powerful Politburo Standing ... in August 2012. Wang received a prison term of 15 years on September 24 for crimes including attempted defection, abuse of power and taking bribes. On September 28, the Communist Party announced ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Gu's case reveals corruption of power

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... and power of law shall not be trampled on." After reading the report of the court proceedings, people realised that the use of the word "trampled" was pretty accurate. Just think, ... be at large, her reputation as a high-powered lawyer and spouse of a senior official untarnished. Gu would have been aware of the gravity of her offence. According to official reports, during the 2010 ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After Bo Xilai, corruption as usual

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Zhiwu Chen

    ... to ensure abuse of power is less lucrative and its costs are much higher After Bo, it'll be graft as usual One cannot open a Chinese newspaper these days without seeing a story about corrupt ... the constitutional reforms to check official power. Other than taking out a few in opposing political factions, these campaigns mostly served to make corruption worse. This time can be different, but several ...

  9. Battle for power

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Politburo Standing Committee, the party's inner-most cabinet and the nation's most powerful decision-making body. Even the exact dates of the congress, when almost 2,300 party delegates ... in the autumn. The transfer of power, when it happens, will be the most important change in leadership in decades, but the transition may not go as smoothly as first thought. The reshuffle will see many ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Pro-Bo Xilai party not seen as threat in China, but demand for rights

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:12am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... and pro-Mao Zedong rhetoric, was jailed for life in September after being found guilty of corruption and abuse of power. An appeals court upheld the sentence last month. The establishment ... pretty quickly.” Nevertheless, the Communist Party has not allowed any opposition parties to be established since it came to power following the 1949 revolution. So history suggests ...




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