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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    No one immune in China's fight against corruption

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial None immune in corruption fight Liu Zhijun, the former railways minister, is the latest high-ranking official to be severely punished for corruption. The suspended death ... that spanned 25 years could have remained in power so long. The court's indictment showed that Liu, the chief of the now-defunct ministry of railways for nine years until being dismissed in 2011, ...

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    Despite Hanoi's hedging strategy, it must settle disputes with China

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of Chinese workers. A meeting with Politburo Standing Committee member Liu Yunshan ironed out an agreement under which the sides will avoid exacerbating territorial disputes, return to defence ...

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    China's judicial reform has a long road ahead

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was outrageous and the public outcry unsurprising. This contrasted with the more lenient punishment of former railways minister Liu Zhijun for accepting 64.6 million yuan in bribes. He received ...

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    China's shake-up of bureaucracy bodes well for reform

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the consequences of which have been readily evident in poor service and regular accidents. The downfall of its former chief Liu Zhijun and other top officials in the wake of a corruption scandal ...

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    Official talks between mainland China and Taiwan a turning point in cross-strait ties

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 03:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Zhijun and Wang Yu-chi sat down at the same table, it represented the first government-to-government meeting since the end of the civil war in 1949, when the defeated Kuomintang shifted the seat ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Rule of law still a distant reality

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the offence, it need not be a cause for concern. But what sets the case of Liu Hui apart is that he is the brother-in-law of Nobel Peace Prize winner-cum-dissident Liu Xiaobo. Liu Hui was sentenced ... commitment in rule of law. Liu Xia , the dissident's wife who has been under house arrest for nearly two years, rightly questioned the way in which her brother had been handled. According to his ...

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    China must keep internet secure and free

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the internet in stimulating growth by providing jobs, improving communication and lifting the quality and delivery of services. With propaganda tsar Liu Yunshan also a member of the group, further ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Attack on journalists is affront to free press

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by a group of men of unknown identity when covering an activist trying to visit Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's wife on Friday. The journalists were doing nothing more than legitimate reporting on the activist and the dissident's wife. The assault is an affront to press freedom and the public's right to know. Liu Xia has been put under a virtual house arrest for almost two years after ...

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    Hire more inspectors now to deal with sign menace hanging over us all

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 04:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... than a year ago, prompting the Buildings Department to issue a warning last August. The department ordered it torn down in the interests of public safety, but Liu Fuk-hing, of the Association ...

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    Women in China still not equal to men

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... enterprises are still run by men. The powerful Politburo Standing Committee is comprised entirely of greying men. Of the 25 members of the new Politburo, only two are women - Liu Yandong and Sun ... be only a token presence of women, such as Liu, who is expected to be appointed a vice-premier, and a new health minister. Meanwhile, the reality of gender inequality is still stark in Chinese ...



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