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  1. Corruption on the rise in private and public sectors

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A growing number of senior executives in China have committed criminal offences, with officials at state-owned companies (SOEs) raking in exorbitant ... in bribes. 'This might have to do with the bigger picture of China trying to restrict the use of the death penalty in economic crimes,' Wang said. ...

  2. No easy way out of corruption trial for Chen's wife

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Liu Wen-hsiung said it would be 'impossible for her to continue to call in sick forever... Ms Wu should face this matter bravely'. According to the China Times, the court cannot ...

  3. Robbery suspect sent back to Taiwan

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Mainland returns guard implicated in HK$13m robbery Mainland authorities have sent back to Taiwan a security guard who is suspected of stealing NT$56 million (HK$13.27 million) in Taipei this month from an armoured truck he drove. Lee Han-y ...

  4. Partners on crime

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation and China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait since 2008. Like the others, this agreement tactfully steers clear of politically sensitive ... Jerome A. Cohen and Yu-Jie Chen Although the Economic Co-operation Framework Agreement between mainland China and Taiwan continues to preoccupy popular attention, this past month the two ...

  5. Assets of corrupt officials on the run to be seized

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... fled the country could be frozen but not confiscated,' said Renmin University Professor Chen Weidong. 'Meanwhile, with respect to assets in China that are owned by overseas criminals, ... and transfer assets abroad. 'The new procedure will not only help authorities recover illegally obtained assets situated within China, but also provide a legal basis for them to recover ...

  6. Experts hit out at legal 'sweet talk'

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this week. Xiao Yang, president of the Supreme People's Court, said during the congress that China was making a 'wide-step progress' on the rule of law. Mr Teng, a lecturer at the China University of Political Science and Law and part-time lawyer, said despite minor improvements such as stricter rules over the hiring of judges, China's legal system had not reached ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China doesn't need more show trials

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Chang Ping

    ... herself as a dog of Mao Zedong. More than 30 years later, another political wife stood accused in a Chinese court of law, one believed to have been similarly corrupted by the power wielded by her ... and the trial was no more than a political show. At the end of the National People's Congress meetings in March, Premier Wen Jiabao told reporters that the investigation into Wang Lijun's ...

  8. Jail terms for theft of pine trees

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Seven mainlanders, aged 16 to 20 years, were sentenced yesterday in the District Court to terms of three to four years after being convicted of stealing 11 Buddhist pines. The men, all illegal immigrants, were caught trying to get away with ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Sovereign wealth fund chief calls on government to respect law

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... government departments must first govern themselves based on law," Lou, chairman of the China Investment Corp, told a forum held by the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges. ... restructuring and correction, however, would offer many investment opportunities for countries flush with cash, such as China, he said. Lou called on the government to grant companies the freedom ...

  10. Legal system's rule of law conundrum

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The purge of Communist Party high-flier Bo Xilai has exposed the fierce debate between left and right about how China should continue to open up and reform. But scant attention has been ... harmony and respect for the law, authority must act within a legal framework. While more reform is necessary to steer China's economy onto a sustainable path and safeguard achievements ...




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