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    1. January 1, 2015

      Xi’s crackdown on corruption has hit the obvious targets

      The arrest last month of Zhou Yongkang, China’s security tsar , is an occasion to assess the controversial anti-corruption...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 24, 2014

      Guest post: China's anti-corruption drive could boost state sector

      By Jonathan Fenby, Trusted Sources Far from fading away, the anti-corruption campaign launched two years ago by China’s...

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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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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....

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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,...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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,...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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