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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Learn from the West on how to curb graft

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Rather than drawing on the anti-corruption heroes of feudal dynasties, the leadership should be focusing on transparency and accountability Bao Zheng, a magistrate in Kaifeng, the capital ... over the meeting, said studying China's anti-corruption history and learning from the ancient anti-corruption culture would help promote the cause by using historical wisdom, Xinhua ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Quickest way to get corrupt officials to change is threat of trial by microblog

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by DAN HOUGH

    ... - the self-serving bureaucrats and politicians who put their own interests before those of the Chinese state and people. This position fits much of the rhetoric of the global anti-corruption community. But, ... But it is not going to work in China. On paper, much of what the Chinese government seeks to do is laudable: wide-ranging anti-corruption laws were introduced in 2006 and were tightened and expanded in 2010. ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Retired president Hu Jintao makes rare public appearance in Hunan

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 03:25am by Andrea Chen

    ... to report the visit. Depite keeping a low profile in retirement, Hu's appearance- at the height of his successor Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign- sends a message that he still wields ...

  4. Small print of anti-graft regulations lets the princelings off the hook

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and Communist Party officials and their family members. As I have often argued, China's anti-corruption campaign will not go far if the leaders urge lower-ranking officials to supervise ... and party officials, and their spouses and children. Last Friday, Premier Wen Jiabao chaired the State Council's fifth anti-corruption conference, urging officials, and senior officials ...

  5. Hu takes aim at top cadres in anti-graft campaign

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... in its anti-corruption campaign, vowing to punish dishonest officials more severely. 'It's of extreme importance and urgency to vigorously advocate the work ethic of party leaders ... principles'. Most corrupt party officials arrested last year were accused of 'loose morals', a euphemism referring to keeping mistresses. Analysts say Mr Hu's anti-corruption campaign ...

  6. Anti-graft drive long on rhetoric but short on detail

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Beijing's latest anti-corruption drive was launched earlier this month with a greater sense of urgency and determination. During a keynote speech at a national anti-corruption conference, President Hu Jintao called for new safeguards against graft and for permanent solutions to root out the problem. Mainland leaders also released an 11,000-word document ...

  7. Loopholes face graft busters' scrutiny

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... and preventing corruption among Communist Party members. Unlike high-profile anti-corruption campaigns of the past, the contents of these draft plans remain cloaked in secrecy. There is speculation ... of the anti-corruption proposals was likely to include the wishes of President Hu Jintao that cadres return to the earlier virtues of serving the people and living a simple life, but would lack specific measures ...

  8. Party to do nationwide morals check

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... of the anti-corruption campaign. ...

  9. News - China

    Jiang outmanoeuvres Hu again to sway Standing Committee line-up

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... is now expected to be last in the line-up, indicating he would be responsible for anti-corruption and law and order. But perhaps the biggest surprise is that Hu will not remain as chairman ... of Deng Xiaoping's family continues at the highest level. The appointment of Wang Qishan to take charge of anti-corruption tasks and law and order is expected to generate discussion ...

  10. Discipline by decree

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... struggles, where anti-corruption investigations have been used to topple certain individuals. In short, previous investigations were seen as political, not systemic, in nature. Mr Hu's ... this year, a three-pronged anti-corruption campaign is underway. This involves: taking the initiative rather than waiting until it is too late; shifting from a 'kill the chicken to scare ...




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