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Chongqing (China)

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  • Former police chief in China gets 15-year sentence in scandal

     
    BEIJING – The Chinese police chief who fled to a U.S. consulate in February and set off a messy, sprawling political scandal involving murder was convicted Monday on charges of abuse of power, defection bribe-taking and “bending the law for...
  • Murder trial of Chinese official's wife: charges uncontested

     
    Gu Kailai's murder trial opened and closed on Thursday, lasting all of seven hours. At the end of the session, a court official held a press conference at a nearby hotel that Gu, 54, and a co-defendant, Zhang Xiaojun, 33, the family’s butler, had...
  • Police figure in China murder case could face prosecution

     
    BEIJING -- The flamboyant police official who blew the whistle on China’s most sensational murder case by fleeing to a U.S. consulate appears headed for prosecution himself. Four underlings of the police official, Wang Lijun, went on trial Friday on...
  • In China, questions abound despite verdict in Gu Kailai trial

     
    Legal experts are questioning the trial of Gu Kailai -- the wife of a former Chinese Politburo member -- who was given a suspended death sentence for poisoning British businessman Neil Heywood....
  • Chinese official's wife admits poisoning British businessman, court says

     
    Gu Kailai, the wife of a Chinese Politburo member, and her butler both admitted poisoning a British businessman with whom the family had a financial dispute, a court official told reporters in a press conference Thursday. At the end of a daylong trial...
  • Wife of deposed Chinese leader formally charged with murder

     
    Charges in China scandal: Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, and one of her aides were formally charged with murder of a British businessman, the official New China News Agency reported Thursday. Gu and her aide, Zhang Xiaojun,...
  • Open petition calls for Chinese leader's resignation

     
    In the latest challenge to China’s embattled national security czar, a group of retired Communist Party officials in western China has released an open petition calling for his resignation....
  • Chinese Gov't: Blind Activist Can Apply to Study in U.S.

    Chinese Gov't: Blind Activist Can Apply to Study in U.S.
    Beijing -- A possible breakthrough emerged on Friday in the case of Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese activist who made a daring escape from house arrest and took refuge in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing before venturing out amid U.S.-Chinese negotiations over...
  • Architect Zaha Hadid dealing with design piracy in China

    Architect Zaha Hadid dealing with design piracy in China
    When it comes to doing business in China, Hollywood is well acquainted with the perils of piracy. Now it appears that architects must also be wary of unlicensed copying while in that country. Architect Zaha Hadid is reportedly dealing with a pirated...
  • Britain shares new details, calls for justice in Chinese death probe

     
    Britain shared new details Tuesday surrounding its reaction to the death of British businessman Neil Heywood, whose alleged murder figures in a political scandal that has roiled China, as it continued to press for justice in the sensitive case....
  • Ex-Chongqing leader Bo stripped of party posts, wife detained

     
    Bo Xilai, the charismatic former Communist Party chief in the Chinese city of Chongqing, has been stripped of his remaining leadership roles for "violations of party discipline" and his wife has been detained on suspicion of murdering a British...
  • Leaked tape sheds light on botched U.S. asylum bid in China

     
    A 25-minute tape recording posted on YouTube over the weekend sheds new light on mysterious and unprecedented incident last month at the U.S. consulate in Chengdu....