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As China Wraps Transition, Xi Vows to Clean Up Govt.

Xi and Li strike populist tone, want to crack down on corruption

(Newser) - China's new leaders struck a populist tone today as they got down to the painstaking work of governing, promising cleaner government, less red tape, and more fairness to a still small middle class. In appearances that mark the completion of a months-long, orchestrated leadership transition, President Xi Jinping and... More »

China's Communists Boot Bo as Transition Looms

Central Committee ends final meeting before party congress

(Newser) - China's ruling Communist elite have endorsed the expulsion of former high-flying politician Bo Xilai and approved final preparations for the party's upcoming congress. The closed-door meeting of the Central Committee that ended yesterday was the last before Communist Party leader Hu Jintao and other government officials begin to... More »

Bo Xilai Son Racked Up Porsche Tickets at Harvard

Bo Guagua still insists he's no playboy

(Newser) - It turns out Bo Xilai's "Harvard princeling" son is a bit of a playboy after all. While Bo Guagua has indignantly shot down media reports that he drives a Ferrari, he has racked up three traffic tickets zipping around Boston in what appears to be a pricey black... More »

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