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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Graft case against Zhou Yongkang sends message to those still in power, say analysts

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:38am by Teddy Ng

    ... Chen Liangyu was dismissed under Hu's leadership in 2006 for misusing public funds. In Jiang's era, Chen Xitong, a Politburo member and former Beijing mayor, was taken down in 1995 ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Verdict in Bo Xilai case expected within days but an appeal is likely

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... party boss Chen Xitong in 1998 and Shanghai party chief Chen Liangyu in 2008, who were jailed for 16 and 18 years respectively. Chen Xitong's appeal was rejected by the supreme court. ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    More Shanxi officials detained on suspicion of corruption

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:22am by Angela Meng

    ... his predecessor, Li Yali, was put under investigation. "Liu was promoted by Chen Chuanping, his fellow-townsman and previous boss," said Li Jianjun, a former Shanxi journalist who had publicly accused Liu of corruption. "Chen insisted on the promotion even though the provincial-level public security bureau didn't agree." Earlier yesterday, the CCDI ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Xi’s corruption probe keeps body in charge of personnel appointments busy

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:17pm by LAURA ZHOU, Andrea Chen

    ... Laura Zhou and Andrea Chen Party's personnel department facing 'higher than normal' strain to fill vacant leadership posts across the country amid corruption crackdown Pressure's on to fill graft suspects' shoes The busiest Communist Party department during President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign has obviously been its top corruption buster, ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Former boss of Shanghai-based food giant arrested by anti-graft inspectors

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:07pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Party sent anti-graft inspectors there late last month. Once an aide to Chen Liangyu before his fall from grace as Shanghai party boss, Wang, 59, has been charged with embezzling public funds ... of the Shanghai Friendship Group and former president of Lianhua, the mainland's biggest supermarket chain. He was an assistant to Chen from 1987 to 1992, when Chen was the head ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Shandong court agrees to hear Bo Xilai appeal

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP; REUTERS

    ... retaining strict control over the judiciary. Many previous corruption trials of top officials have ended after just one round. The former mayor of Shanghai, Chen Liangyu , decided in 2008 not to appeal after being sentenced to 18 years in prison. Beijing ex-mayor Chen Xitong appealed against a 16-year sentence for corruption in 1998, but it was rejected. At the proceedings in August, Bo ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    ‘President Xi Jinping seeks his place in history – among the party greats’

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:37pm by Keith Zhai

    ... many princelings and close allies into important posts since taking office. For instance, Chen Zhiya, a son of Communist general Chen Geng, was made the deputy minister of the People's ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    CPPCC vice-chairman Su Rong probed for 'disciplinary violations': state media

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 07:13pm by Adrian Wan

    ... officials have been investigated or sentenced in recent months, including Chen Anzhong, former deputy director of the standing committee of the provincial People's Congress. ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Ninth official at centre of graft probe in Shanxi

    Posted May 15th 2014, 02:11pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mayoral candidate latest official to fall under anti-graft spotlight A senior government official in Shanxi has been held amid a graft probe, the latest of several political figures to be investigated in the coal-rich province. Jin Ruilin, former deputy mayor of Datong city and candidate for mayor in the next election, is under “investigation ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Anti-graft body under the spotlight as corruption probes gather pace

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:14pm by Zhang Hong

    ... The decisions to investigate the former party chiefs of Shanghai and Chongqing, Chen Liangyu and Bo Xilai- who were among the 25 members of the Politburo- were taken by the smaller, more senior Politburo Standing Committee, the party's highest decision-making body. Chen was sacked in 2006 and jailed for 18 years in 2008 for taking 2.4 million yuan in bribes and for abuse of power. Bo ...




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