Asahi Shimbun’s Nozomi Hayashi reports that both supporters and critics of fallen Chongqing...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 5, 2013
Former mayor of Beijing Chen Xitong died on Sunday morning, but news of his death did not emerge until two days later, on the 24th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown which he oversaw. From South China Morning Post: Chen...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2013
The Atlantic’s Matt Schiavenza interviews Wenguang Huang, co-author of A Death in the Lucky Holiday Hotel about the downfall of former Chengdu Party chief Bo Xilai: One question while reading your book that struck me was...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 7, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 28, 2012
Together with the long-awaited announcement of a start date for the 18th Party Congress, Xinhua revealed on Friday that Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Party and will now face criminal prosecution: Investigations found that...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 24, 2009
Despite the blocking of Twitter, Chinese politically-active tweeters are still tweeting away. The upcoming 60th anniversary of the PRC is a hot topic. Here are selected tweets on that topic and more, translated by CDT: *...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 31, 2008
Not everything is known about the re-emergence of former minister of the statistics bureau, now working as a senior researcher for a CNOOC unit. Probably more to come. Translated by CDT, from Oriental Web: Many wondered if any...
by Liu Yong | Mar 27, 2008
From China Daily: The first hearing of the city’s former Party secretary Chen Liangyu, who was axed for corruption two years ago, has concluded in Tianjin, the media reported Thursday. At the hearing, 62-year-old Chen, the...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 26, 2007
From AP, via International Herald Tribune: A Shanghai real estate tycoon who served a three-year prison term after a stock market scandal is on trial for alleged bribery and tax offenses, a state-run magazine reported Wednesday. Zhou Zhengyi was detained a year ago amid a probe of government misconduct that brought down the Shanghai Communist […]
Gripping Conclusion Nears for Pension Fund Scandal – Yang Haipeng, Luo Changping and Chenzhong Xiaolu
by Liu Yong | Aug 13, 2007
From Caijing Magazine: In an apartment in the Luwan district of Shanghai, an old couple has saved a well-worn newspaper dated July 27, 2007. The headline reads, “China’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection Answers Reporters on Chen Liangyu’s Serious Violation of Principles.” “We know nothing more than what was printed in the paper,” said the […]
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