Bo Xilai

Type: Person
Name: Bo Xilai (BO Xilai)
Title: Secretary of the Chongqing Municipal CPC Committee
Organization: Communist Party of China
Date of Birth: 1949
Place of Birth: Dingrang, Shanxi Province
Nationality: China
Fact Sheet: Biography for Bo Xilai
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Taking Down a Tiger: The Month’s Events Leading up to Zhou Yongkang’s Fall

The following account summarizes the events in China in the month leading up to the announcement on July 29 that former domestic security czar Zhou Yongkang was being investigated.June 30: Beijing announces that Xu Houcai, former deputy chair of the CCP ... [Published Epoch Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

China's ex-security chief 'unlikely to get light sentence', say experts

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 31-07-2014Former security czar Zhou Yongkang, who is at the centre of China's biggest corruption probe in history, is unlikely to get off lightly, experts say.The sensational trial of fallen political star Bo Xilai ... [Published Asia News Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

No ordinary Zhou

Joltin' Zhou has left and gone away SINCE President Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption campaign at the end of 2012, the question has been how high he would aim. On July 29th an emphatic answer came with the news that Zhou Yongkang (pictured) was ... [Published Analects - The Economist - 22 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Caging top 'tiger' invites call for deeper reform

Lay foundation for rule of lawThe news that Zhou Yongkang, until recently one of the most powerful men in China, is to be investigated for suspected "serious disciplinary violations" is the clearest indication yet of the top leader Xi Jinping's determination ... [Published Ecns.cn - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Xi's purge

It could turn out to be the greatest churning in the Communist Party of China since the Cultural Revolution. By all accounts, Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive is the biggest such campaign that the party has launched since 1949. Although the new Chinese ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Graft crackdown boosts China reform hopes

NewsZhou Yongkang, one of the members of the nine-seat Politburo Standing Committee, attends the closing of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People on March 14, 2011 in Beijing, China.This is because the crackdown impacts incentives ... [Published CNBC - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Academic Brown on China Ex-Security Chief Probe

July 31 (Bloomberg) -- Kerry Brown, executive director of the University of Sydney's China Studies Centre, talks about the corruption probe made public yesterday in China of Zhou Yongkang, the former state security chief and ally of ousted Chongqing party ... [Published BusinessWeek - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

The Fall of a Former Chinese Domestic Security Chief Is a Major Event

Reports from China indicate that retired senior leader Zhou Yongkang is under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the equivalent of the “Internal Affairs” division of a police force.The ... [Published Heritage Foundation - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

China security chief's fall cements Xi Jinping's grip on power: Analysts

BEIJING: China's Xi Jinping is emerging as the country's most powerful leader in decades, analysts said, after the declaration of a probe into the country's former security chief, as state media Wednesday hailed the groundbreaking move.Zhou Yongkang wielded ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 6 reports

Zhou Yongkang's long fall began with Bo Xilai affair

China's former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated by Communist Party authorities, it was finally officially confirmed on July 29.Zhou, 71, a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee, is known to have been an ally of Bo ... [Published Want China Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Xi hoping to reinforce power through Zhou probe

AsiaJul. 29, 2014 - Updated 22:21 UTCThe investigation of Zhou Yongkang, a former member of China's top decision-making body, apparently reflects President Xi Jinping's determination to crack down on corruption.Xi began to put priority on tackling the ... [Published NHK - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 15 reports

FORMER CHIEF OF INTERNAL SECURITY UNDER INVESTIGATION

One of the most powerful men of the People’s Republic of China, former chief of Internal Security Zhou Yongkang is being investigated by the Communist party for “serious violation of discipline”, a terminology used to indicate corruption.Zhou two years ... [Published Misna - Jul 30 2014]

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Power play behind China's first charges against... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 1 hour ago]
Media Watch: After Long Wait, Media Floodgates ... [Published Caixin Online - 2 hours ago]
China Poised For Global Leadership? Time To Bu... [Published Forbes.com - 3 hours ago]
Taking Down a Tiger: The Month’s Events Leading... [Published Epoch Times - 5 hours ago]
China's ex-security chief 'unlikely to get ligh... [Published Asia News Network - 8 hours ago]
Zhou Investigation Raises Stakes For CPC Leader... [Published Business Monitor International - 9 hours ago]
Caging top 'tiger' invites call for deeper reform [Published Ecns.cn - 11 hours ago]
Xi's purge [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 11 hours ago]
Graft crackdown boosts China reform hopes [Published CNBC - 11 hours ago]
Academic Brown on China Ex-Security Chief Probe [Published BusinessWeek - 13 hours ago]
Will Zhou Yongkang's Downfall Change Chinese Law? [Published International Business Times - 13 hours ago]
The Vladimir Putin of China? [Published Bloomberg View - 13 hours ago]
The Fall of a Former Chinese Domestic Security ... [Published Heritage Foundation - 14 hours ago]
In anti-graft probe, China toys with rule of law [Published Christian Science Monitor - 14 hours ago]
No ordinary Zhou [Published The Economist - 17 hours ago]
How China’s anti-corruption drive claimed its b... [Published The Independent - 18 hours ago]
China: Increased Risks From Zhou Yongkang Inves... [Published Business Monitor International - 20 hours ago]
China's Crackdown Snares Former Security Czar [Published BusinessWeek - 20 hours ago]
What We Are Reading… July 30, 2014 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 20 hours ago]
No ordinary Zhou [Published Analects - The Economist - 22 hours ago]
Closer Look: Ex-Politburo Members Accused of 'S... [Published Caixin Online - 23 hours ago]
Man of the Week: Master Kang [Published China Digital Times - 23 hours ago]
Communist official under probe [Published Manila Times - Jul 30 2014]
China security chief's fall cements Xi Jinping'... [Published Economic Times - Jul 30 2014]
Anti-graft probe against ex-security czar boost... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 30 2014]
Analysts say Zhou's fall cements Xi's grip on p... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 30 2014]
Special Report: The power struggle behind a cor... [Published Reuters - Jul 30 2014]
Anti-graft probe against ex-security czar boost... [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 30 2014]
Australian Stocks: What Happened Today? (Jennings) [Published FNArena - Jul 30 2014]
Zhou Yongkang's long fall began with Bo Xilai a... [Published Want China Times - Jul 30 2014]
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What We Are Reading… July 30, 2014 [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 20 hours ago]
U.S., Europe hit Russia with new sanctions David Jackson and Jim Michaels / USA Today President Obama and the EU imposed new sanctions on Russia Tuesday that they said will further cripple its economy, hopefully forcing Vladimir Putin to end his ...
No ordinary Zhou [Published Analects - The Economist - 22 hours ago]
Joltin' Zhou has left and gone away SINCE President Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption campaign at the end of 2012, the question has been how high he would aim. On July 29th an emphatic answer came with the news that Zhou Yongkang (pictured) was ...
China's Billionaire Ex-National Security Chief ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 29 2014]
With an estimated net worth of $14 Billion, Zhou Yongkang , the man formerly in charge of China's vast security apparatus, was one of the nine most senior politicians in China until 2012. But now, as The BBC reports, state media have announced he ...
China’s Ex-Security Czar Ensnared in Corruption... [Published TIME.com - Jul 29 2014]
For years, as head of China’s police state, Zhou Yongkang was wrapped in an aura of menace. At his disposal was a $110 billion annual budget for domestic security—more than China’s official military spending—as well as reams of dossiers on Communist ...
China’s Ex-Security Czar Ensnared in Corruption... [Published The China Blog - Jul 29 2014]
For years, as head of China’s police state, Zhou Yongkang was wrapped in an aura of menace. At his disposal was a $110 billion annual budget for domestic security—more than China’s official military spending—as well as reams of dossiers on Communist ...
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Bo Xilai's Public Trial Points Way to China's F... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 22 2013]
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