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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China anti-graft agency denies going on political witch-hunt

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong in Beijing hong.zhang@scmp.com Watchdog defends corruption crackdown, which is accused of being used to silence political opponents, as comprehensive and unbiased Anti-graft agency denies witch-hunt The mainland's anti-graft watchdog has hit back at suggestions that its corruption crackdown is in fact a political witch-hunt in disguise. The Central Commission ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China jails activists for urging officials to disclose assets, says lawyer

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 12:40pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... public order”, sparking criticism from the United States, European Union and rights groups. The government has waged a year-long drive against Xu’s “New Citizens’ Movement” of which the four ... down on critics on the internet and tightening curbs on journalists. On Monday, the Foreign Ministry told the United States to stop “gesticulating” in its criticism of China’s treatment ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Zhou Yongkang's graft-accused son made shows for state television

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... of the political department of the Ministry of Public Security. A person involved with film distribution at a state-owned television station said it was rare to see so many top officials at a premiere. ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Zhou Bin and his wife built entertainment production company Zhou son's company made shows for state television Fresh details have emerged about ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    PLA to set up local 'watchdog' offices to monitor graft and protect troops' rights

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:06pm by Zhang Hong

    ... shaking public confidence in soldiers. "All departments should attach importance to the work of protecting military rights, especially those that have a major influence on state security and social stability," read a document issued jointly by the Communist Party's Central Political and Law Commission and the PLA's General Political Department. Government authorities ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Focus of graft investigation moves to coal-rich Shanxi

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Staff Reporters

    ... officials with connections to the coal-producing province of Shanxi, according to analysts and political observers. At least eight Communist Party officials from the resource-rich province have been ... possesses rich mineral resources and that resulted in rather serious collusion Zhang Ming, political scientist Sources said some of the detained officials were implicated in the corruption ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Zhou Yongkang aide's corruption case linked to state oil giant CNPC

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 04:22pm by Andrea Chen

    ... to energy contracts The former Zhou Yongkang aide placed under investigation for graft this week had cut energy deals with a state oil executive also implicated in the far-reaching corruption probe. ... Zhou's tenure as CNPC general manager in the 1990s made the company a political power base that helped propel his rise to the supreme Politburo Standing Committee. Ji served as Zhou's ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China Resources chairman Song Lin sacked in corruption scandal

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:24am by Staff Reporters

    ... Resources chairman sacked in graft scandal Song Lin, the scandal-hit chairman of state-owned China Resources, was yesterday sacked for "suspected serious violations of discipline and law violations". It made him one of the most senior state enterprise chiefs formerly based in Hong Kong to be toppled for corruption. The dismissal was prompted by an online exposé four days earlier ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Two more associates of ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang detained in graft probes

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:17am by MANDY ZUO

    ... on Thursday and authorities were forced to hastily cancel a public event he was scheduled to attend the next day, the 21st Century Business Herald reported. Zhang Lifan, a political analyst ... that the evidence presented at Bo's trial was not solid," he said. At least eight leading figures and officials in the state oil sector have been placed under investigation in the past year, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC erases references to fired China Resources boss Song Lin

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by LANA LAM AND KEIRA LU HUANG

    ... development advisory committee. The ICAC should have made a public press release stating what happened David Webb, activist He also featured in a 56- second video in which he spoke about ... Resources Holdings, a state-owned group operating on the mainland and in Hong Kong. "In view of the latest development, we have to discuss with the chambers [of commerce], and they will likely ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - CORRUPTION

    China Resources chief Song Lin sacked as UBS probes banker's alleged affair, finance ties

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 12:06am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... George Chen and Ray Chan UBS won business from China Resources soon after she joined bank Focus on banker's dealings with firm Song Lin, the top official of state-owned conglomerate ... of the allegations, his past speeches and nearly every mention of him from the company website. China Resources is one of UBS' major state-owned enterprise (SOE) clients. Yang has handled all China ...




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