President Xi Jinping’s daughter Xi Mingze, is at Harvard

One of the major irritations among ordinary Chinese about what they perceive as abuse of privilege by senior Communist Party members is the way the le(...)

Bo Xilai, left,  speaks to Jinan intermediate people’s court during his corruption trial.  Photograph: video via AP

Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai described his wife Gu Kailai as “insane” after video testimony in which she described how political favours and (...)

Bo Xilai is almost certain to be found guilty when he stands trial on charges of corruption. Photograph: AP

Over the years, Bo Xilai has been a big-city mayor, a provincial boss, a jailed counter-revolutionary, a trade tsar and a Communist Party grandee. But(...)

A man walks past JPMorgan Chase’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York. The news that JPMorgan Chase is being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over its hiring policy in China has not been widely reported in China. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Burton

Reports that US authorities have opened an investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help it win b(...)

British businessman Nick Heywood and Gu Kailai, who is serving a life sentence for his murder in November 2011. Photograph: Reuters

The mother of Neil Heywood, the Englishman poisoned by the wife of purged Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, has made a plea to the Chinese government f(...)