On this date in 2010, Chongqing politician Wen Qiang was executed for corruption — but the rival who felled him was on the brink of his own destruction. Wen, the longtime Public Security Bureau chief in the southwestern city of Chongking, was a big dog to most. To Bo Xilai, Wen looked more like trophy […]
A villa in the south of France was a key link in the 2011 murder of a British businessman by the wife of Bo Xilai, a former Communist Party bigwig.
CHONGQING, China (Reuters) - The economic success of the metropolitan area of Chongqing in central China was in the balance following the jailing four years ago of its charismatic Communist Party chief Bo Xilai, a rising star in the political elite.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A court in northeastern China on Monday upheld a life sentence for a former aide of disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai, saying an initial guilty verdict for bribery should stand, state media reported.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Beijing court has recommended a suspended death sentence for the wife of disgraced former Politburo member Bo Xilai be commuted to life in jail due to acts of repentance and no further criminal activity, Chinese media said on Monday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A 44-year-old former business ally of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai was in good health in jail shortly before he died of a heart attack, a Chinese online news outlet reported, adding to the mystery over his death.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Xu Ming, a former business ally of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has died in prison of illness, local media reported on Sunday. He was 44.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has charged former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang with leaking state secrets because he warned political ally Bo Xilai in 2012 that Bo was about to be ousted, a crime that can be punishable by death, sources told Reuters.
A luxury French villa owned by jailed Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been placed on the market for around $8.5 million. [ more › ]
It’s been almost a year since Bo Xilai, the onetime Chinese Communist Party bigwig, was convicted of corruption and abuse of power, and more than two years since his wife was jailed for the murder of the British businessman Neil Heywood.
When Bo Xilai, the poster child for Chinese corruption and intrigue, was finally expelled from the Communist Party in September 2012, the official notice that listed his crimes contained an unusual reference to his personal life: Bo “had or maintained improper sexual relations with multiple women," the Communist Party explained. Now, almost two years later, what […]
Actress Zhang Ziyi has reportedly reached an undisclosed settlement with US-based rumor web site Boxun.com, which she had sued last year for libel after it had published stories saying she was sleeping with government officials for money—one of the officials being Bo Xilai. [ more › ]
According to a recent study by ProPublica, images insta-censored on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo include pics of corrupt politician Bo Xilai yawning, archive images of the Korean war, and the lead singer of underground rock group Happy Avenue.
No story out of China over the last year and a half has received as much attention as the Bo Xilai case. Much of what intrigued people about the Bo case was unique to it, including Bo’s flamboyant personality and the Hollywood-like drama of his downfall. Show More Summary
Supporters of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai formed the China Zhi Xian Party last week, defying the country's ban on the formation of political parties. The Communist Party has not allowed any opposition parties to be established since it came to power following the 1949 revolution. Show More Summary
Supporters of Bo Xilai, who is now serving a life sentence, have reportedly established a new political party naming Bo "chairman for life," and it looks like the CPC won't be pleased. [ more › ]
A court today upheld ousted politician Bo Xilai's conviction and life sentence for corruption and abuse of power in the final decision of one of China's most politically charged trials in decades. The denial of Bo's appeal by the Shandong Provincial Higher People's Court came as no surprise, with many...
Former Chongqing Communist Party leader was convicted in September on charges of corruption and abuse of power.
The Shangdong High People's Court has rejected the appeal of Bo Xilai and upheld his life sentence for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power, Xinhua news agency reported this morning. [ more › ]
Cleaning up after fall Communist Party star Bo Xilai in his former stronghold presents China's new leadership to demonstrate that illegalities committed in the course of criminal prosecutions will not be tolerated.