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Bo Xilai: Nation-Changer, or Colourful Sideshow?

At The Sydney Morning Herald, John Garnaut asks whether Bo Xilai, father of Chongqing’s famous anti-mafia campaign and Red Culture resurgence, has already hit his peak: Wang Kang, a Chongqing intellectual who is steeped in...

Bo Yibo, Leader Who Helped Reshape Chinese Economy, Dies at 98 – Joseph Kahn

From The New York Times: Bo Yibo, the last of the Eight Immortals, Communist Party leaders who steered China through a politically volatile shift from Maoism to today’s market-oriented economic boom, died Monday. He was 98… As one of the elderly but immensely influential party veterans who hovered above the country’s appointed leadership in the […]

Senior CPC politician Bo Yibo dies – Xinhua/Reuters

From China Daily website: A senior leader of the Communist Party of China, Bo Yibo, died of old age at a Beijing hospital Monday evening. “Bo died of illness at 20:30 on Monday in Beijing,” a statement said. Born in Shanxi Province in 1908, Bo joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the age […]

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