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Row of shame

PUBLISHED : Monday, 15 December, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 15 December, 2008, 12:00am

Liu Zhihua, former Beijing vice-mayor, sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve in October, aged 59, for taking nearly 7 million yuan (HK$7.9 million) in bribes

Chen Liangyu, former Shanghai party secretary and Politburo member, sentenced to 18 years in prison in April, aged 61, for taking 2.39 million yuan in bribes and abuse of power

Zheng Xiaoyu, former director of the State Food and Drug Administration, executed in July last year, aged 63, for taking 6.5 million yuan in bribes and serious dereliction of duty

Tian Fengshan, former minister of land and resources, sentenced to life imprisonment in December 2005, aged 67, for taking 4.36 million yuan in bribes

Zhang Guoguang, former Hubei governor and deputy party secretary, sentenced to 11 years in prison in December 2004, aged 59, for taking about 1 million yuan in bribes

Cheng Kejie, vice-chairman of National People's Congress, executed in September 2000, aged 66, for taking 41 million yuan in bribes

Hu Changqing, former Jiangxi deputy governor, executed in March 2000, aged 51, for taking 5.44 million yuan in bribes and being unable to account for 1.6 million yuan in assets

Chen Xitong, former Beijing party secretary and Politburo member, jailed for 16 years in August 1998, aged 68, for taking more than 550,000 yuan in bribes

Wang Baosen, former deputy Beijing mayor, committed suicide in April 1995, aged 60, after he came under investigation for corruption

Wang Shouye, former deputy navy commander, given a suspended death sentence in December 2006, later commuted to life, for taking bribes and embezzling state funds amounting to 160 million yuan, keeping five mistresses and abuse of authority

Wang Huaizhong, former Anhui deputy governor, executed in February 2004, aged 58, for taking 5.17 million yuan in bribes and being unable to account for millions of yuan in property

Liu Fangren, former Guizhou party secretary, sentenced to life imprisonment in August 2004, aged 68, for taking 6.77 million yuan in bribes

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