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Corruption Nation: Why Bo Xilai Matters

3 years agoNews : News Desk

In December, 2006, police in the Chinese territory of Macau arrested Ao Man Long, the region’s secretary for transport and public works, who had been collecting kickbacks over a period of seven years. Investigators found that he and his family had received more than a hundred million U.S. dollars, which he had detailed in a collection of “friendship notebooks.” The indictment itemized so many individual bribes that reading it aloud at his trial took seven hours.
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China indicts ex-politician Bo Xilai for graft

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 years ago)

BEIJING (AP) — Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai was indicted Thursday on charges of corruption, accepting bribes and abuse of power, state media reported, moving China's biggest political scandal in years toward closure. Read Post

Chinese Gamblers See Macau As Bad Bet Amid Corruption Crackdown

News : The Two-Way (3 weeks ago)

Gambling revenue in the former Portuguese territory has fallen for the first time in more than a decade as Chinese officials fear a conspicuous display of wealth. Read Post

Ohio cop blares ‘Dude Looks Like a Lady’ to mock trans woman after arrest

News : The Raw Story (16 hours ago)

An Ohio police department has disciplined a detective for playing music to mock a transgender woman as she was being interrogated. Robin Adelmann, 34, was arrested by Lakewood Police officers in December on a shoplifting charge. She... Read Post

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