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Wife of Powerful Chinese Politician Becomes Suspect in Murder Case

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai is being held as a prime suspect in the murder of a British businessman, in one of the most sensational scandals to rock China’s Communist Party in decades. The official Xinhua news agency said late Tuesday that Gu Kailai is being investigated for the murder of Neil […]

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China’s Communist Party Removes Politician From Top Ranks

Posted April 10th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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China’s Communist Party has suspended charismatic politician Bo Xilai from its top ranks, in the latest development in a political scandal involving him and his family. Chinese state media reported late Tuesday that Bo was suspended from the party’s 25-member Politburo and its 300-member Central Committee, on suspicion of “serious disciplinary violations.” This is the […]

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Prominent Chinese Official is Fired in Chongqing Scandal

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Bo Xilai, the charismatic Communist Party leader of the Chinese city of Chongqing, has been removed from his post in the wake of a scandal involving a former aide. China’s official Xinhua news agency released a brief statement Thursday saying Bo is being replaced by Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang. The statement gave no reason for […]

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Report: Prominent Chinese Communist Party Official Fired

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 10:30 pm (UTC-5)
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China’s official Xinhua news agency says Bo Xilai, the Communist Party leader in the city of Chongqing, has been removed from his post in the wake of a scandal involving a former lieutenant. The charismatic Bo was considered a contender for a leadership post in the party’s all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee at the national congress […]

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