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Bo backed, then blocked wife’s murder probe: sources

Chinese politician Bo Xilai initially agreed to a police probe of his wife’s role in the murder of a British businessman before abruptly reversing course and demoting his police chief, causing upheavals that led to the downfall of both men, sources said.  Read more

Neil Heywood death in China: Bo Xilai ‘drowned Chongqing in a sea of Red terror’

Bo Xilai’s five-year reign over Chongqing, the world’s largest city, saw a string of officials in his administration commit suicide, the jailing or silencing of scores of his opponents, and a near bankruptcy of the city’s finances, a Daily Telegraph investigation has learned.  Read more

CNOOC discovers large oilfield in Bohai Sea

China’s largest offshore oil producer said Tuesday that an oilfield it discovered in east China’s Bohai Sea two years ago has proven to be the largest found in recent years in the region.  Read more

IMF projects China economy to grow 8.2 percent in 2012

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday said that China’s economy is expected to grow by 8.2 percent this year, signaling a soft landing even with the drag from external demand.  Read more

Police detain 22 over toxic medicine scandal in China

Chinese police have detained 22 people for making drug capsules using a toxic raw material produced from scrap leather, state media said, in the latest in a string of product safety scandals.  Read more

US and China turn to war games to build cyber detente

THE US and China have been discreetly engaging in ”war games” amid rising anger in Washington over the scale and audacity of cyber attacks co-ordinated by Beijing on Western governments and big business.  Read more

Philippines asks China to join tribunal to end sea spat

The Philippines is to ask China to agree to take a dispute over an uninhabited South China Sea shoal to an international court as the two sides traded new accusations of intrusions.  Read more

China to Philippines: Quit Scarborough Shoal

China has asked all Philippine vessels to leave immediately Panatag Shoal and sent a second aircraft buzzing over the area to scare away Filipino fishermen, officials said Tuesday. Read more

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