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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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Sun journalist arrested in corruption probe

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

(Reuters) - Police arrested a journalist working for Rupert Murdoch's British Sun newspaper on suspicion of corruption on Tuesday as part of a wide-reaching investigation centred on allegations of phone-hacking by newspaper reporter... Read Post

Former Chinese leader Bo Xilai faces criminal investigation

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

Chinese prosecutors have put disgraced former leader Bo Xilai under investigation for alleged criminal offenses, China's state news agency Xinhua said Friday. Read Post

China indicts ex-politician Bo Xilai for graft

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (last year)

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


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