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Filipino banned from China eSports tournament over alleged racism

Dec 04, 2018 - 9:44 PM

(UPDATED) Valve's Dota 2 team steps in, banning Carlo 'Kuku' Palad from competing in the upcoming Chongqing Major

Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labor

Oct 31, 2018 - 7:32 AM

The report raises fresh questions about the practices of suppliers Apple uses to build its gadgets in China following the deaths of a number of workers in 2010 apparently linked to tough working conditions.

APPLE IN CHINA. Customers queue outside an Apple store to get their hands on the new iPhone XR in Shanghai on October 26, 2018. Photo by AFP

Knife attacker wounds 14 children in Chinese kindergarten

Oct 26, 2018 - 7:10 PM

A 39-year-old woman uses a kitchen knife to slash students while they were returning to the classroom after morning exercises in Chongqing city

Iniesta says 'emotional' final may be his last for Barca

Apr 22, 2018 - 3:21 PM

After a sublime performance, the Barcelona captain weighs an offer from a China club

ONE LAST TIME. Andres Iniesta celebrates Barcelona’s Copa del Rey title romp, but admits it’s possibly his last. Photo by Luis Gene/AFP

Bo saga draws to close as China court upholds life term

Oct 25, 2013 - 12:21 PM

A Chinese court rejects Bo Xilai s appeal against his conviction

REJECTION. This photo taken on March 14, 2012, shows Bo Xilai during the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AFP Photo/Mark Ralston

Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison: court

Sep 22, 2013 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED Bo one of China s top 25 politicians before his dramatic downfall was found guilty of bribery embezzlement and abuse of power by the Jinan Intermediate People s Court

GUILTY. Bo Xilai (center) stands in between police officers while the verdict on his case is being read, inside the Jinan People's Intermediate Court September 22, 2013. Photo courtesy Jinan People's Intermediate Court, via Sina Weibo

China's Bo Xilai writes defiant prison letter - report

Sep 19, 2013 - 3:47 PM

Bo Xilai said in the letter to family members that his name will one day be cleared the South China Morning Post reported

FACING TRIAL. This screen grab taken from CCTV footage released on August 26, 2013 shows ousted Chinese political star Bo Xilai looking on as he stands on trial in the Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, east China's Shandong province. AFP Photo / CCTV

Bo Xilai verdict to be issued Sunday – Chinese court

Sep 18, 2013 - 5:45 PM

Court: The Jinan Intermediate People s Court will openly announce its verdict on the Bo Xilai bribery embezzlement and abuse of power case on September 22 2013 at 10 am

VERDICT SOON. In this file photo, former regional leader Bo Xilai (front, C) standing trial for the third day at Jinan Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong province, China, 24 August 2013. EPA/Jinan Intermediate People's Court / Handout

Bo Xilai China corruption trial ends - court

Aug 26, 2013 - 1:29 PM

UPDATE The Intermediate People s Court in the eastern city of Jinan will pronounce the verdict at a date to be decided

TRIAL DAY 3. Former regional leader Bo Xilai (front, C) standing trial for the third day at Jinan Intermediate People's Court, as former police chief of Chongqing municipality Wang Lijun (not pictured) speaks as witness in Jinan, Shandong province, China, 24 August 2013. EPA/Jinan Intermediate People's Court / Handout

China's Bo says police chief's evidence 'full of lies'

Aug 25, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai accused his former police chief of being a liar and fraudster Sunday

TRIAL DAY 3. Former regional leader Bo Xilai (front, C) standing trial for the third day at Jinan Intermediate People's Court, as former police chief of Chongqing municipality Wang Lijun (not pictured) speaks as witness in Jinan, Shandong province, China, 24 August 2013. EPA/Jinan Intermediate People's Court / Handout

Corruption trial of China's Bo Xilai begins

Aug 22, 2013 - 9:15 AM

UPDATED The chief judge announces the trial has begun and has called the defendant Bo Xilai to the court the court in Jinan said

DISGRACED. A file picture dated 09 March 2012 of top Chinese politician Bo Xilai. EPA/How Hwee Young

China expunges Bo's once-stellar reputation

Aug 05, 2013 - 3:00 PM

An ongoing makeover is emblematic of the way the ruling Communist Party is scrubbing away the vestiges of the disgraced politician

DISGRACED. This photo taken on March 14, 2012, shows Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai during the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AFP Photo/Mark Ralston

China charges Bo Xilai with corruption, abuse of power

Jul 25, 2013 - 10:15 AM

UPDATE State media reports had said he would face justice for abuse of power taking bribes and improper sexual relations

DISGRACED. This photo taken on March 14, 2012, shows Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai during the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AFP Photo/Mark Ralston

SM to open 5th mall in China

Dec 13, 2012 - 2:10 PM

The opening of SM City Chongqing brings the total SM mall chain in both China and the Philippines to 51 with a combined Gross Floor Area of 6 3 million sqm

Fallen Chinese leader Bo spied on others: report

Apr 26, 2012 - 2:43 PM

Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai ran an extensive wire tapping system that spied on top officials including the president and contributed to his downfall the New York Times said Thursday April 26

DISGRACED. This photo taken on March 14, 2012, shows Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai during the closing ceremony of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AFP Photo/Mark Ralston

Ousted China leader's son denies extravagance claims

Apr 25, 2012 - 12:32 PM

Bo Guagua who is currently studying at Harvard in the United States has come under intense scrutiny since his father Bo Xilai and mother Gu Kailai became implicated in the biggest political scandal to hit China in decades