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  1. July 29, 2014

    Xi Jinping takes risky path in disposal of ‘tiger’ Zhou Yongkang

    Ever since China’s new leader Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption drive 20 months ago, most observers have been...

  2. July 29, 2014

    Timeline: The downfall of China’s security chief

    Zhou Yongkang’s demise is rooted in the downfall of Bo Xilai, the charismatic “princeling” and former politburo member who...

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  1. June 8, 2014

    China cracks down on ‘naked officials’

    Hundreds of Chinese Communist party officials in southern China have been forced to accept demotions after being caught up...

  2. February 23, 2014

    China closes net around former security chief

    China has placed two high-ranking officials under investigation in moves that appear to close the net more tightly around...

  3. beyondbrics

    October 25, 2013

    New York headlines

    * China court throws out Bo Xilai appeal * Japan’s Meiji quits China baby milk market * Doubts cloud strong S Korean growth...

  4. October 25, 2013

    China court throws out Bo Xilai appeal

    A Chinese court has rejected the appeal of disgraced politician Bo Xilai and upheld his conviction and life sentence for...

  5. FT Alphaville

    October 25, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian bourses failed to extend the momentum seen in the US, as concerns of a liquidity squeeze in China continued...

  6. October 17, 2013

    China corruption probe nets Nanjing mayor

    The mayor of Nanjing has been placed under investigation, the latest high-ranking official to get tripped up by China’s...

  7. October 11, 2013

    Net closes on former China security chief

    As he strolled around the campus of the China University of Petroleum last week, Zhou Yongkang hardly looked like the loser...

  8. September 29, 2013

    Jail sentence for China’s ‘house sister’

    A former Chinese banker was sentenced to three years in prison on Sunday for using forged documents to amass a portfolio of...

  9. September 25, 2013

    China corruption trials risk erosion of party legitimacy

    The criminal trials of two of China’s most notorious businesswomen have opened in Beijing and northern China just days after...

  10. beyondbrics

    September 24, 2013

    Further reading: brand power

    Tuesday’s picks from the BB team: South American brands on the rise; Bo’s fall; FD-Johnson’s rise; and big pharma in China....

  11. beyondbrics

    September 24, 2013

    London headlines

    * China in push to join US-led $4tn services trade talks * GlaxoSmithKline China sales face growing pressure * Iran’s...

  12. September 23, 2013

    China seeks to erase Bo Xilai influence

    A hint of a sneer flickered across the face of Bo Xilai as he stood handcuffed and flanked by two giant policemen while his...

  13. beyondbrics

    September 23, 2013

    New York headlines

    * China factory data bolster economy hopes * China court sentences former party chief Bo Xilai to life in jail * Explosion...

  14. FT Alphaville

    September 23, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: China’s stock market is rallying after a closely watched manufacturing index jumped beyond forecasts to a six-month...

  15. beyondbrics

    September 23, 2013

    London headlines

    * China court sentences former party chief Bo Xilai to life in jail * Emerging markets urged to use Fed tapering delay to...

  16. beyondbrics

    September 22, 2013

    Week ahead: Sep 22 - 28

    The week ahead in emerging markets: a verdict for Bo Xilai is due, more Chinese economic data, Iranian president comes to...

  17. September 22, 2013

    China court sentences former party chief Bo Xilai to life in jail

    Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai has been handed a life sentence for bribe-taking, embezzlement and abuse of power in a...

  18. September 20, 2013

    The China paradox

    I first met Bo Xilai while he was leading China’s campaign against Europe in the bra wars of 2005. As minister of commerce,...

  19. The A-List

    September 17, 2013

    The Beijing power plays behind the Bo trial

    The trial of Bo Xilai is not lacking in drama. China-watchers everywhere have been following the case of the former member...

  20. Business Blog

    September 2, 2013

    Will the US tackle corruption in China's oil industry?

    The corruption probe in China into high officials linked to the “petroleum faction” – a group linked to the New York-listed...

  21. September 1, 2013

    China probes regulator of state companies

    China has ratcheted up its anti-corruption campaign with the detention of the chief regulator of state-owned companies, the...

  22. August 27, 2013

    Beijing investigates PetroChina executives

    BEIJING-HONG KONG, August 27 – A high-level government probe into corruption at China’s leading oil and gas group widened on...

  23. August 26, 2013

    Bo Xilai trial exposes the man and his rivals

    Prosecutors demanded “harsh punishment” for fallen Chinese political star Bo Xilai as the country’s most dramatic political...

  24. August 25, 2013

    Bo Xilai is not alone in the dock

    The trial of Bo Xilai, the “princeling” and erstwhile Chongqing party secretary, was meant to end a spectacle that has...

  25. August 25, 2013

    Bo Xilai and his former henchman trade barbs as China trial continues

    Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai and former henchman Wang Lijun traded accusations of treachery and violence over the...

  26. August 24, 2013

    Bo Xilai trial hears charges of abuse of power

    The trial of the purged Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been adjourned until Monday after the court said on Sunday that all...

  27. August 23, 2013

    Bo trial exposes lavish world of China elite

    For the past two days China has been transfixed by a political drama that reads like the OJ Simpson trial and the life of...

  28. August 23, 2013

    China’s Bo Xilai returns to court for second day of trial

    As the Chinese trial of the century prepared to go into a third day, the court in Jinan on Friday heard details of the...

  29. August 22, 2013

    Bo Xilai ‘tiger’ trial goes off script for China’s leaders

    As he unveiled a crackdown on corruption at the start of this year, China’s newly installed President Xi Jinping described...

  30. August 22, 2013

    Q&A: China and its criminal court procedures

    Bo Xilai, the senior Chinese official brought down in a drama of murder and corruption last year, went on trial in Jinan,...

  31. FT Alphaville

    August 22, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Don’t miss Cardiff’s post on how the supplemental leverage ratio might affect repo...

  32. August 22, 2013

    Bo Xilai: path from power to courthouse

    February 6 2012: Wang Lijun, Chongqing police chief, flees to the US consulate in Chengdu, a nearby city. Bo Xilai,...

  33. August 22, 2013

    Defiant Bo Xilai lashes out at accusers as trial opens in China

    The most significant trial in China in decades opened on Thursday with an unusual display of defiance from Bo Xilai, the...

  34. FT Photo Diary

    August 21, 2013

    Protester kept at bay for the Bo Xilai trial

    Mark Ralston/AFP Police detain an elderly demonstrator protesting against the Chinese justice system on Wednesday outside...

  35. Business Blog

    August 19, 2013

    Wall Street trades on the Chinese princeling premium

    The US investigation into JP Morgan Chase having hired the children of well-connected officials in China is one of those...

  36. August 18, 2013

    Trial of former party secretary Bo Xilai to begin on Thursday

    The long-awaited trial of Bo Xilai, the disgraced Chinese politician whose dramatic purge revealed discord within the ruling...

  37. August 6, 2013

    Bo Xilai supporter arrested for urging masses to gatecrash trial

    A prominent journalist and supporter of Bo Xilai has been arrested by police in Beijing after he allegedly called on...

  38. beyondbrics

    July 25, 2013

    New York headlines

    * China unveils measures to boost economy * Bo Xilai to face trial in China on corruption charges * China grants HSBC an...

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