China Politics

  • China charges politician Bo Xilai with corruption July 25, 2013

    Jinan: China charged disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption on Wednesday, paving the way for a trial that is seen by many as a test for legal reform and President Xi Jinping's commitment to combat corruption. Prosecutors in the eastern city of Jinan in Shandong...
  • China: Xi Jinping to take over as the President March 4, 2013

    Beijing: China's new advisory legislative body began its annual session on Sunday commencing the once-in-a-decade power transfer to a new leadership headed by Xi Jinping from the outgoing government led by Hu Jintao. The 2,200-member Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) comprising, perhaps for the first time with majority of non-ruling...