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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Beijing official sacked over lavish 1.6m yuan wedding

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 11:13am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Ma Linxiang fired over 'extravagant waste' China sacked an official for “extravagant waste” after he spent an estimated 1.6 million yuan (HK$2.02 million) on a lavish, three-day wedding for his son, state media said on Tuesday, the latest move in a crackdown on profligate lifestyles and graft. Ma Linxiang, a deputy village chief from the Beijing suburb ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Beijing official investigated over 1.6m yuan wedding

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:37pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Qingheying village official Ma Linxiang hosted extravagant three-day wedding for son China’s anti-graft watchdog is investigating a Beijing official who spent more than ... village chief from the Beijing suburb of Qingheying, hosted the estimated 250-table wedding at an upmarket convention centre that was part of the main 2008 Beijing Olympics venue during ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China arrests chairman of world’s largest tin producer over bribes

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:25pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Yunnan Tin chief Lei Yi charged with taking 20m yuan in bribes Chinese authorities have arrested and charged the chairman of the world’s largest producer of refined tin, ... public relations department in Beijing, who gave her family name as Wang, said the education company would not comment on the matter and was unable to provide contact details for Li. Yunnan Tin ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Verdict in Bo Xilai case to be delivered on Sunday

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 04:28pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Jinan Intermediate People’s Court expected to issue guilty verdict in high-profile case A court in Jinan has announced it will deliver a verdict on Sunday ... believed to have a foregone conclusion. “The verdict may appear to be come from the court, but it is from the highest leadership,” said Han Deqiang, an economist at the Beijing University ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Retired PLA officers told to ‘return houses’ in graft crackdown

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Beijing to clampdown on ex-People's Liberation Army personnel found to be abusing property privileges, according to official state media The central government has told retired military officers to return non-essential public housing after an investigation found “irregularities”, state media said on Saturday, as Beijing stepped up efforts ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Pegasus consulting, subsidiary of Edelman, 'cooperating' with CCTV graft probe

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 07:38pm by Patrick Boehler, Keith Zhai

    ... investigators The graft inquiry at China Central Television has expanded to a Beijing company co-owned by US public relations giant Edelman and one of its co-founders is cooperating ... visited the Pegasus office in Beijing on July 24. They have asked Pegasus to assist with an investigation," the firm said, adding that it was cooperating. Pegasus confirmed earlier ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Is Ling Jihua target of graft probe? Brother-in-law of the ex-Hu Jintao aide detained

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:37am by Keith Zhai

    ... of corruption. He is a vice-chairman of the Shanxi CPPCC. Zhang Lifan, a Beijing-based political analyst, said: "If the party is examining Wang Jiankang, it could suggest an investigation into Ling ... But his career suffered after allegations that he tried to cover up details of his son's death in March 2012. The son, Ling Gu, died after the Ferrari he was driving crashed in Beijing. Two ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Ex-Mongolia party officer gets life imprisonment for taking millions in bribes

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Wang Suyi, accused of pocketing 11 million yuan, is the first high-ranking bureaucrat to be jailed in crackdown A mainland regional official was sentenced ... and non-communist groups. He was convicted of bribery and sentenced to life in prison by the First Intermediate People's Court of Beijing, the court said on its official account on Weibo. He ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Chengdu-area PLA officer detained in bribe case amid military graft probe

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:10am by Keith Zhai, Keira Lu Huang

    ... effort to clean up the image of the world's largest fighting force. Investigators took Yang Jinshan, a lieutenant general, to Beijing last week as part of a corruption investigation, four ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Yang Gang, ex-top official of economic panel, faces graft prosecution

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:31pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... to 2010. He was then transferred to Beijing and became vice-minister of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. Wang Lequan, former party boss of Xinjiang, was also transferred to Beijing in 2010 after a riot the year before killed 197 people. Some analysts said he was being blamed for failing to prevent the violence. ...




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