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China Political Scandal

China Launches Another Major Corruption Investigation

AP | DIDI TANG and GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

BEIJING -- China's top leaders have endorsed a corruption investigation into a former security czar who was until recently one of the country's most p...

New Details Of Chinese Political Scandal Emerge

AP | CHARLES HUTZLER | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

BEIJING — Hours after she poisoned a British businessman, Gu Kailai reached out to a trusted ally: Wang Lijun. Gu was the wife of Bo Xilai, the ...

Missing Chinese Leader Reappears, State Media Claims

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

* Xi visits Beijing university, first public appearance in two weeks * Pictures show him looking well, laughing * Rumou...

Ex-Police Chief To Be Tried In China's Scandal Of The Decade

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's presumed next leader has made a public appearance for the first time in two weeks. The official Xinhua News Agency says Vice ...

Did China's VP Have A Heart Attack?

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

By Michael Martina BEIJING, Sept 13 (Reuters) - China has issued the first comments attributed to president-in-waiting Xi Jinping sinc...

Where Is China's President-In-Waiting?

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 11.10.2012 | World

BEIJING — Where is president-in-waiting Xi Jinping? Is he nursing a bad back after pulling a muscle in a pick-up soccer game (or maybe in the s...

Police Chief In Bo Xilai Scandal Charged

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

BEIJING — A former police chief whose flight to a U.S. consulate set off China's biggest political scandal in years has been charged with crimes...

China's High-Speed Sex Games Scandal

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's hopes for a smooth, once-a-decade political transition have been shaken by a lurid new scandal involving the death of a senior...

Gu Who?

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai stood trial Thursday for the murder of a British former associate in a tightly ...

China Hoping To Clean Up Political Scandal

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — The wife of a fallen Chinese leader goes on trial Thursday on charges of murdering a British businessman in a politically charged...

Bo Scandal 'Isolated Case'

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

By Benjamin Kang Lim and Chris Buckley BEIJING, May 25 (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao has demanded senior Communist Party off...

China's Most-Wanted Fugitive Receives Life Term

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

BEIJING — The Canadian government says it is pleased that a high-profile Chinese smuggler who had been extradited from Canada has received a lif...