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Corruption Nation: Why Bo Xilai Matters

by Evan Osnos In December, 2006, police in the Chinese territory of Macau arrested Ao Man Long, the region’s secretary for transport and public works, who had been collecting kickbacks over a period of seven years. Investigators found that he and his family had received more than a hundred million U.S. dollars, which he had detailed … Continue reading

Reimposing order

The authorities clamp down on rumours of political turbulence Apr 7th 2012 | The Economist THESE days even seasoned China-watchers are having trouble knowing what is going on. But it is clear that political tensions are high in Beijing following the dismissal of the Communist Party chief of Chongqing, Bo Xilai, on March 15th. Mr … Continue reading