What began as a scandal involving the mysterious death of Neil Heywood, the British businessman whose body was found in November in a Chongqing hotel room, appears to be evolving into a broader investigation into the wealth of a politically powerful Chinese couple, Bo Xilai and his wife, Gu Kailai, and their financial interests.
Friday, 13 April 2012
Thursday, 12 April 2012
Invest at least 350,000 yuan (S$70,000) a year in an insurance policy and get to live for free when you retire in a high-end elderly home at various places across China.
The central government has pledged to combat fake and shoddy products by monitoring local governments’ efforts to counteract them as part of their annual achievement appraisals.
StarHub yesterday apologised for running an expatriates-only football promotion that offered gifts worth $50.
Crisis has led to much speculation over which party faction will gain as horse-trading continues
The Wine Advocate's arrangements in Spain last year created 'inappropriate ambiguity' and fell short of the high standards the organisation sets itself, an investigation has found.
The mainland’s media yesterday rallied behind the decision to expel Bo Xilai from the Communist Party’s top echelons, hailing his dismissal as a victory for party discipline and the rule of law.
“I think most of us who knew Neil felt that the truth was probably much more mundane, and that whatever happened to him will turn out in the end to be the result of some kind of romantic venture, something that took him into a realm that others hadn’t been, that ended up getting out of hand.”