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Archive | November, 2012
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Neil Heywood: Lost in China

On November 4 last year, Neil Heywood jumped into his new silver Jaguar and left his home in a £4,000-a-month gated community in the north of Beijing to head to a meeting in the city centre. The 41-year-old Old Harrovian had prepared as he always did for his meetings. He was wearing a cream linen […]

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Chinese Murder Mystery

Dispatches‘ film about the murder of Neil Heywood, the British businessman who died in mysterious circumstances in a Chinese hotel room, did precisely the opposite of what such crime investigations usually do. The goal generally is to leave the viewer less uncertain about what happened rather than more. In this case, though, certainty suits the […]

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Review: Chinese Murder Mystery

The case of Neil Heywood, Gu Kailai and Bo Xilai seen through British eyes: http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2012/nov/12/dispatches-chinese-murder-mystery-review#start-of-comments Metropolitan police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe shows up at the US embassy in London in a right old state. His boss, London mayor Boris Johnson, is going to kill him, he says, and he’d like to defect to the US please. […]

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Neil Heywood: Chinese Murder Mystery

Chinese Murder Mystery Revealing documents and photos to be posted here soon on Gu Kailai, Bo Xilai and the Neil Heywood scandal: more rare first hand evidence in a story mostly built on rumours.

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Beijing banter WSJ vs Sunday Times. The spy vs the accidental businessman http://beijingcream.com/2012/11/the-sunday-times-neil-heywood-was-an-english-teaching-know-nothing-nobody/

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China Murder Mystery

The real Neil Heywood and the scandal at the heart of the Chinese Communist Party Not a spy. Not a cad. Not a millionaire businessman. Sneak preview in The Sunday Times tomorrow ahead of Channel 4 special on Monday.  http://vimeo.com/53016890

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Chinese Murder Mystery

Chinese Murder Mystery https://vimeo.com/52939250 http://truevisiontv.com/films/details/161/chinese-murder-mystery In November 2011, Old Harrovian Neil Heywood was murdered in a hotel room in China, allegedly poisoned by the wife of one of China’s rising political stars. The killing of the 41-year-old from southwest London shook the foundations of the most populous country in the world. Bo Xilai, who had […]

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Neil Heywood: A Chinese Murder Mystery

Chinese Murder Mystery https://vimeo.com/52939250 http://truevisiontv.com/films/details/161/chinese-murder-mystery In November 2011, Old Harrovian Neil Heywood was murdered in a hotel room in China, allegedly poisoned by the wife of one of China’s rising political stars. The killing of the 41-year-old from southwest London shook the foundations of the most populous country in the world. Bo Xilai, who had […]

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