Man I Love House of Cards

Saturday, March 1, 2014
Bo Xilai

by Bo Xilai

I’ve had the chance to watch a lot of television in the past two years and I have to say that besides Two Broke Girls, the American political drama House of Cards is without a doubt the best show on television.

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Miniharm’s Top 10 Moments of 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013
Chinese Dream

It’s been a whirlwind year in China. Here’s a look back at 10 moments that made us smile.

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Zhang Yimou to Direct Hotly Anticipated Bo Xilai Trial

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Photo © Reuters

BEIJING — After weeks of speculation, the Judicial Entertainment Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China announced that Zhang Yimou has agreed to direct the long-awaited trial of disgraced Chongqing party chief and former Politburo member Bo Xilai.

The famed impresario pledged to make the trial “a star-studded extravaganza showcasing the very best in extralegal obfuscation.”

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Kangaroos Being Assembled for Bo Xilai Trial

Thursday, August 8, 2013
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BEIJING — Kangaroos from across the country are currently being herded to serve as jurists for the upcoming trial of former Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai.

In accordance with Communist Party guidelines, if Bo pleads not guilty to charges of accepting bribes, corruption and abuse of power, it will be up to the jury of 12 marsupials to determine his guilt.

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Bo Xilai Starving Himself, Growing Beard for Role as Prospero in Jailhouse Production of The Tempest

Monday, February 25, 2013
Bo Xilai

by Wang Xiaoming

Wang Xiaoming is the editor of Ministry of Harmony.

BEIJING — When Bo Xilai walked onstage at the beginning of Act II, he was unrecognizable. Clad in scintillating regalia, clutching a bamboo staff and stroking his chest-length beard, the former Chongqing party secretary had fully transformed himself into Shakespeare’s recalcitrant wizard Prospero.

Indeed, Bo was so captivating that I forgot I was sitting in a prison auditorium.

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Miniharm’s Top 10 Moments of 2012

Friday, December 28, 2012
Top 10 Moments of 2012

It’s been a whirlwind year in China. Here’s a look back at 10 moments that made us smile.

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Bo Guagua: My #1 Dad

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The Fam

by Bo Guagua

When I was young, my father used to take me on trips around China. During a trip to Xi’an, I wandered off and found myself lost in the crowd of tourists. My dad found me half an hour later, crying next to a trash can. He put his hands on my shoulders and looked at me and I’ll never forget what he said.

“Guagua,” he told me. “I love you so much. I would kill every single one of these people—every single one of them—if it meant keeping you safe.” That’s when I knew I had the best father in the world.

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