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  1. Regulator wins suit brought by director

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai The China Securities Regulatory Commission has won a lawsuit against a director of a listed company, in a major boost to the regulator's efforts to clamp down on irregularities in the market. Ding Liye, a board director with me ...

  2. Mainland ranks No3 on Web list of bribery

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai China ranked third worldwide for bribery cases reported through a new online system in the past year, but the group that compiled the figures said its position might be due to the large number of companies doing business on the m ...

  3. Corruption- the ugly side of the economic reform boom

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Communist Party secretary Chen Liangyu, was sacked for corruption in 2006, it tarnished the Shanghai model of development. Chen used the Shanghai pension fund as his own personal bank, giving money to his cronies. But that was only the final act in a long history of corruption, stretching back to the time he was a district chief in 1988. There is a widespread perception that 30 years ...

  4. Crisis may spur rise in corruption cases, ICAC chief warns

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Joshua But and Phyllis Tsang The number of corruption complaints may rise during the financial crunch, Independent Commission Against Corruption chief Timothy Tong Hin-ming has warned. 'From the experience of the Asian financial crisis 10 years ago, corruption reports about the private sector rose by 30 per cent,' he told the Legislative ...

  5. Students pay with their lives for a corrupt building industry

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Construction engineers outside the quake zone said the school tragedies in Sichuan exposed widespread corruption in the building industry. A construction engineer with almost 15 years' experience ... no choice but to stint on materials or use substandard supplies to make a profit. 'Schools usually have lower budgets and once corruption occurs it's unavoidable to use engineering ...

  6. New courts chief a veteran in battle against corruption

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... secretary in 1998. He became a committee member of the Central Disciplinary Committee, the party's powerful corruption watchdog, in 1997, and deputy director of the Central Public Order Overall Management Committee in 2003. With experience in these various party supervisory bodies, Mr Wang is a veteran in the battle against corruption and will be well placed to deal a heavy blow to judicial ...

  7. Graft scandal hits ranking on global corruption index

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau has fallen on a global corruption watchdog's 'cleanness' index in the wake of the Ao Man-long graft scandal. The city ranked 43rd, with a score of 5.4, on Transparency International's 2008 corruption perceptions index (CPI) published on Tuesday. It ranked 34th last year and 26th in 2006. The index draws on various surveys and measures the levels ...

  8. Legal official laments grass-roots corruption

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing A Beijing official says poor law enforcement and abuse of power are rampant among officials at grass-roots levels, and have damaged social stability and economic development. The rare admission of problems with incompetent official ...

  9. 'Indian of the Year' targets bigger problem- corruption

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi Appalled at the way corruption and dishonesty have saturated every corner of Indian society, one of India's most admired figures has launched a campaign ... channel this year, Mr Sreedharan has decided to use his reputation to revive morals in Indian society before they are eaten away by corruption. His Foundation for the Restoration of National ...

  10. Former Taiwanese president Chen charged with corruption

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese prosecutors yesterday indicted former president Chen Shui-bian on several counts of corruption, which carry a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. ... According to the 209-page indictment, the amount involved in the corruption included NT$141 million (HK$33 million) in embezzled secret state funds and bribes of NT$100 million and US$8.73 million ...




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