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  1. Corruption is getting worse, says court

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More Guangzhou officials appear to be taking bribes in return for awarding government procurement contracts, with a steep rise in the number of commercial corruption cases in the city this year, according to a local court. The Southern Metropolis News yesterday quoted the Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court as saying nine commercial corruption cases had come before ...

  2. Leaders need more than just inspiring words to tackle corruption

    Posted Jan 09th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Mainland leaders appear ready to take tougher measures to combat rampant official corruption and bribery among businessmen this year, judging from President Hu Jintao's ... investigations have particularly targeted those sectors where official corruption and collusion with businessmen sparked a wave of riots and protests sweeping the country's urban and rural areas ...

  3. Pang sisters file police corruption complaint

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Issue of investigation into the case involves public interest, says lawmaker helping family of dead model Graft-busters will decide this morning whether to investigate allegations of police corruption and abuse of power over the death of model Annie Pang Chor-ying. Pang's sisters laid a complaint with the Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday, ...

  4. Former Hanoi mayor faces corruption probe

    Posted Jan 04th 2006, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... media reports last week. The State Inspectorate, Vietnam's chief anti-corruption agency, has announced a special 45-day investigation of the case. Mr Nghien, who is also a member ... high-ranking officials in the past few years, many triggered by the state-controlled media, which has been given a long leash for chasing corruption stories. Several officials were jailed ...

  5. Corrupt officials targeted in war on pollution

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The central government yesterday vowed to tackle widespread corruption blamed for worsening pollution and environmental disasters, announcing a new regulation ... a vice-minister of supervision, blamed the pursuit of economic development at the cost of environmental protection by corrupt and negligent officials for worsening the situation. 'Some local ...

  6. Official corruption increasing in Shanghai

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Corruption cases involving officials increased slightly in Shanghai last year, with most graft cases investigated occurring in state-owned companies, mainland media and prosecutors said yesterday. Shanghai Municipal People's Procuratorate head Wu Guangyu told an annual session of the local legislature this week that the city saw 428 corruption ...

  7. Surge in Guangdong corruption cases

    Posted Jan 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang Guangdong authorities have announced a massive increase in the number of corruption cases handled last year, but have offered no explanation for the surge. The Guangdong Discipline and Inspection Authority said it uncovered 4,289 cases of corruption last year and punished 327 officials above county level in government and state-owned enterprises, said a report ...

  8. Lawyer suspended as Fuji corruption probe's net widens

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing Graft-ridden arbitration system on trial as Beijing seeks to boost its credibility A corruption scandal involving copy giant Fuji Xerox's Chinese subsidiary ... acknowledging the meeting was against regulations and inappropriate but denying all charges of bribery or corruption. 'We are not sure yet whether other government departments [responsible ...

  9. Surveillance case was not looking into corruption, court told

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The ICAC exceeded its powers by conducting surveillance on one of its own officers in a case that had nothing to do with corruption, a court was told yesterday. The challenge ... from the anti-graft body. Mr Cheng said his client's alleged offence of malingering did not fall under either the bribery or corruption laws under which the ICAC operated. 'We say ...

  10. Corruption, red tape big concerns: study

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-Chung Corruption, red tape and law and order are among the most critical concerns of Hong Kong and Taiwanese businessmen investing in the Pearl River Delta, according to a study released yesterday. Combating official corruption and government inefficiency scored 8.01 and 8.58 respectively on a scale of one to 10, with 10 representing the most urgent issue that needs ...




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