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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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