Bo Xilai http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22087/all en Bo Guagua letter to Harvard Crimson defends lifestyle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120425/bo-guagua-letter-harvard-crimson-son-bo-xilai In an open letter to the Harvard Crimson, Bo Guagua denied he was a bad student, and explained how his top-drawer education at Harrow School, Oxford and Harvard University had been funded.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120425/bo-guagua-letter-harvard-crimson-son-bo-xilai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Politics China United States Wed, 25 Apr 2012 13:33:00 +0000 News Desk 5701786 at http://www.globalpost.com Actress Zhang Ziyi denies claims she slept with Bo Xilai and other Chinese politicians http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/zhang-ziyi-denies-bo-xilai-sex-accusations Zhang Ziyi, who starred in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," has threatened to sue over claims she slept with a string of powerful Chinese Communist leaders.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/zhang-ziyi-denies-bo-xilai-sex-accusations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Entertainment Politics China Weird Wide Web Thu, 31 May 2012 15:29:00 +0000 News Desk 5706312 at http://www.globalpost.com China: Gu Kailai, Bo Xilai's wife, charged in killing of Neil Heywood http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120726/gu-kailai-bo-xilai-wife-charged-murder-neil-heywood Neil Heywood was found dead last November in a hotel room in Chongqing, where Bo Xilai was regional head of the Communist Party.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120726/gu-kailai-bo-xilai-wife-charged-murder-neil-heywood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Politics China Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:30:00 +0000 News Desk 5713501 at http://www.globalpost.com What future for Bo Xilai, after Gu Kailai trial? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120813/what-future-bo-xilai-after-gu-kailai-trial <p class="p1"><span class="s1">TAIPEI &mdash;</span> China&rsquo;s most politically gripping trial in decades lasted just seven hours last Thursday &mdash; a brevity intended to minimize damage to the shroud of secrecy under which the country&rsquo;s political elite operate. Instead, it raised more questions than it answered, particularly about the political future of one of modern China&rsquo;s most politically ambitious figures, Bo Xilai.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120813/what-future-bo-xilai-after-gu-kailai-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Politics China Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:04:45 +0000 Cain Nunns 5715883 at http://www.globalpost.com Wang Lijun trial begins in Chengdu http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120918/wang-lijun-trial-begins-chengdu Controversial Chinese police chief Wang Lijun's Chengdu secret trial has begun, reports the BBC, as the political fallout of the Bo Xilai scandal contineus to settle. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120918/wang-lijun-trial-begins-chengdu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Wang Lijun Asia-Pacific Politics China Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:16:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5719662 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Wang Lijun jailed over Bo Xilai scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-wang-lijun-jailed-over-bo-xilai-scandal China's most famous whistleblower gets 15 years in prison, thousands of workers riot at a Foxconn plant, and what we learned from the 2012 Emmy Awards.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-wang-lijun-jailed-over-bo-xilai-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Chatter China Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:37:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5720238 at http://www.globalpost.com Bo Xilai expelled from Communist Party of China, will face charges, Chinese state media says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120928/chinese-state-media-says-bo-xilai-expelled-party-to-face-justice Bo, the former Communist Party leader in Chongqing, was once seen as a rising star in the murky world of Chinese politics.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120928/chinese-state-media-says-bo-xilai-expelled-party-to-face-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Politics China Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:42:00 +0000 News Desk 5720890 at http://www.globalpost.com How Beijing is artfully stage managing the Bo Xilai corruption case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130726/Bo-Xilai-corruption-trial-PR-stage-manage <p>HONG KONG &mdash; While much about Bo Xilai&rsquo;s upcoming trial remains hazy, one thing at least is clear: Beijing is intent on controlling every aspect of its presentation.</p> <p>First came the leaks, timed closely in Hong Kong and Western media. Earlier this week, the South China Morning Post, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times all published stories citing anonymous sources saying Bo would soon be charged after more than a year in detention.</p> <p>Shortly thereafter, the state-run news agency Xinhua confirmed the accounts, stating that Bo was being charged with bribery, embezzlement, and abuse of power.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130726/Bo-Xilai-corruption-trial-PR-stage-manage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Want to Know Politics China Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:59:00 +0000 Benjamin Carlson 5894733 at http://www.globalpost.com Bo Xilai trial starts in China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130822/bo-xilai-trial-starts-china The trial of fallen Chongqing politician Bo Xilai began Thursday in the eastern city of Jinan, in a highly publicized proceeding that will likely be one of China's most political trials in years. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130822/bo-xilai-trial-starts-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Need to Know Asia-Pacific China Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5915190 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Bo Xilai gets his day in court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-bo-xilai-gets-his-day-court China begins its political trial of the century, the UN seeks answers in Syria, Zimbabwe swears in its new, old president, and Ecuador's leader says what's written in black and white ain't green.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-bo-xilai-gets-his-day-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Asia-Pacific Politics Chatter China Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:13:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5915243 at http://www.globalpost.com The biggest surprises of the Bo Xilai trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130822/bo-xilai-trial-biggest-surprises HONG KONG — After more than a year of silent detention and closed-door negotiations, former Communist Party boss Bo Xilai stepped into a courtroom in China’s northeastern city of Jinan on Thursday to face charges of bribery, graft, and abuse of power.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130822/bo-xilai-trial-biggest-surprises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bo Xilai Want to Know Asia-Pacific Politics China Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:07:00 +0000 Benjamin Carlson 5915328 at http://www.globalpost.com