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08.27.2013 18:53

Closer Look: Bo Xilai Trial Illustrates How Businessmen Infiltrate Officials' Lives

The former Politburo member was pursued at every stop of his career by slick operators, who lavished gifts on his family, then won approval for projects
By staff reporter Zhang Jiwei

(Beijing) – A five-day hearing and timely updates on the microblog of the Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, in the eastern province of Shandong, provided a rough picture of the complicated Bo Xilai case.

Many people said the open trial showed unprecedented transparency and was progress for the judiciary. More importantly, however, the Bo case offered a precious lesson for anti-corruption efforts.

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