The former charismatic Chongqing party boss will challenge his life sentence for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power
The demise of the disgraced Communist Party official offered a rare glimpse of the corruption and infighting within China’s political elite
It doesn’t help that Zhou Yongkang, China’s ex-security czar, looks like an archetypal movie villain, with his slicked-back hair and steely-set jaw. For months, untoward rumors have swirled around the nation’s former …
If there’s one lesson to be drawn from the salacious, five-day trial of fallen Chinese princeling-politician Bo Xilai, which concluded on Aug. 26, it’s this: the Chinese government gets this whole Internet thing. Displaying a …
Ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai struck a defiant tone on the second day of his high-profile trial, denying charges of corruption and snapping pointedly at statements made by his wife.
The temerity being shown by the former …
In an unusually open move, a Chinese court tweets proceedings against the country’s most high-profile prisoner
The brief notice on the Chinese Ministry of Supervision’s website on June 23 seemed like just another example of an obscure but wayward official being brought to justice as part of President Xi Jinping’s half-year crusade …
A tweet that combined the plots of the “Final Destination” teen horror films with China’s 18th Party Congress did not impress China’s censors
Marxist ideas, which normally enjoy public celebration before major political events in the People’s Republic, have been curiously diminished on the eve of China’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition.
Bo Xilai’s son Bo Guagua speaks up for the disgraced Communist Party official over social media
A long season of unexpected events is capped off with two clearly synchronized announcements — and the catastrophic fall of one of the Chinese Communist Party’s brightest stars is dramatically assured
The former Chongqing police chief, whose visit to a U.S. consulate in February triggered the downfall of one of China’s most ambitious political leaders, was sentenced on Monday
Though a conviction is a near certainty, it remains to be seen how harsh Wang’s punishment will be, or what light he may shed on this epic political scandal