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  • Chinese court rejects Bo Xilai's appeal, upholds life sentence

    Chinese court rejects Bo Xilai's appeal, upholds life sentence
    BEIJING --Bo Xilai’s last stand fizzled out without much fanfare Friday morning when a Chinese court turned down his appeal and upheld a life sentence for the once powerful Communist Party official, convicted last month of embezzlement, bribery and abuse of power.
  • China indictment: Former Communist Party boss accused of corruption

    China indictment: Former Communist Party boss accused of corruption
    BEIJING – Bo Xilai, the charismatic former Chinese Communist Party boss of Chongqing who was purged last year and whose wife was convicted of poisoning a British business associate, has been charged with bribery, corruption and abuse of power,...

    Slain businessman Neil Heywood's family seeks damages in China murder case

    Slain businessman Neil Heywood's family seeks damages in China murder case
    BEIJING -- The survivors of a British businessman poisoned to death in the most sensational murder case in China in years have been trying to collect more than $1.6 million in civil damages, according to lawyers familiar with his case. Neil Heywood, 41,...

    Bo Xilai trial draws comparisons to China's greatest courtroom drama

    Bo Xilai trial draws comparisons to China's greatest courtroom drama
    JINAN, China -- In 1980, hundreds of millions of Chinese people gathered around communal televisions set up in schools and on basketball courts, mesmerized by the trial of Mao Tse-tung’s widow and members of the so-called Gang of Four who had led...

    Beijing Independent Film Festival: A real cliffhanger

    Beijing Independent Film Festival: A real cliffhanger
    BEIJING — The Beijing Independent Film Festival has a long history of absurd run-ins with the Chinese authorities, but this year's edition opened in such a Kafka-esque manner it could have been penned by an indie scriptwriter. It began in mid-...