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  1. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Beijing's corruption crackdown knocks growth prospects at jeweller

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun celine.sun@scmp.com Beijing crackdown knocks prospects at jeweller Beijing's crackdown on gift giving is making Emperor Watch & Jewellery more cautious about opening shops on the mainland this year as an anti-corruption campaign continues to take its toll on luxury sales across the border. The high-end watch and jewellery retailer saw its shares fall 4.7 per ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China can best tackle corruption with a sunshine law

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... the anti-corruption momentum and bring insunshine law A new resolve to crack down on corruption is in the air. Since the 18th Communist Party congress, a number of senior officials have been accused ... An anti-corruption campaign led by web users is also gaining support. The government's zero-tolerance attitude is winning praise, and it should seize the momentum to systematise its clean-up. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Last orders for lavish banquets

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive has brought hopes of long-overdue reform in officialdom. Over the Lunar New Year holidays, some government departments and state-owned enterprises reportedly cancelled or scaled back on over-the-top celebrations. The hospitality for those attending the annual meeting of the state legislature and the top political advisory body ...

  4. Business - Money - RETAILING

    Jewellers lose out in Beijing's anti-graft drive

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... drive The mainland's anti-corruption initiatives in the lead-up to the Lunar New Year are threatening to hurt sales of expensive trinkets from luxury retailers in Hong Kong. Shares of high-end jewellery and watch retailers slumped yesterday amid concerns that the anti-corruption push on the mainland would take its toll on sales of luxury goods. Emperor Watch & Jewellery, ...

  5. Critics doubt anti-bribery stance

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... operating abroad have been subject to tightened anti-corruption provisions contained in amendments to Article 164 of China's Criminal Law. The provisions expanded the scope of China's existing anti-corruption laws by criminalising the offering and giving of bribes to foreign officials and officials in international public organisations. 'In practice, it will be difficult ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What Xi Jinping must do to root out corruption

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:25am by STEVE TSANG

    ... Steve Tsang says two things stand in the way of Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive – the party's absolute power and the endemic exploitation by leaders' relatives ... about having to send any relative to jail as part of his anti-corruption drive. The relative comfort MacLehose enjoyed is not available to Xi. Ending the party’s monopoly of power may be above ...

  7. Events

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the experts'. Conrad Hotel. American Chamber of Commerce luncheon briefing: 'Anti-corruption challenges facing in-house counsel: Recent developments and practical advice for common scenarios ...

  8. How it unfolded

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... April 15 & 17: General-Secretary Hu Yaobang, who backed greater democracy on the mainland, died. Thousands of students gathered outside the Great Hall of the People to mourn his death and demand democratic and anti-corruption reforms. May 13: Up to 3,000 students staged a hunger strike at Tiananmen Square. The pro-democracy movement, supported by ordinary citizens, quickly spread ...

  9. Draft regulations take aim at corruption in tendering

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... stability and economic growth, and has been pursuing an anti-corruption campaign to curb the persistent problem. The construction sector is notoriously corrupt,' the Business Anti-Corruption Portal wrote. 'Sectors heavily regulated by the government, such as banking, finance and construction, are most susceptible to corruption.' The Business Anti-Corruption Portal ...

  10. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by George Chen

    ... is certainly right to attack corruption, some business people argue his anti-corruption efforts have gone too far and been turned into micro-management. "Don't send your friend a Christmas ...




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