Bo Xilai Scandal

(Events) — Bo Xilai (Pinyin: Bó Xīlái; born 3 July 1949) is a former Chinese politician. He came to prominence through his tenures as the mayor of the coastal economic hub of Dalian and then governor of Liaoning province

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  • 2011-11-14: Neil Heywood dies
  • 2012-01-28: Wang Lijun (王立军), chief of Chongqing's Public Security Bureau, reports to Bo that Gu is a suspect in the murder of Heywood.
  • 2012-02-02: Wang Lijun (王立军), is removed from his position
  • 2012-02-06: Wang Lijun flees to U.S. consulate
  • 2012-03-16: Bo Xilai dismissed as Chongqing party chief
  • 2012-03-19: document entitled "Report on the Investigation and Assessment of Wang Lijun's Personal Visit to the American Consulate in Chengdu" begins to circulate on the Internet
  • 2012-04-20: Gu Kailai detained by authorities
  • 2012-07-26: Gui Kalai charged with Heywood's murder
  • 2012-08-20: Gu Kailai convicted and sentenced for murder of Heywood
  • 2012-09-28: Announcement that Bo Xilai is expelled from CPC