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  1. Top judicial officials issue alert over corruption

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Rampant judicial corruption and injustices are hampering efforts to eliminate graft and restore public confidence in the system, the mainland's top judge ... Cao Jianming listed corruption as a key source of growing unrest and protests across the mainland, and have made combating it a top priority this year. However, their renewed pledges met ...

  2. Number of corrupt cadres fleeing 'curbed'

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing More than 70 corrupt cadres who fled overseas have been arrested by mainland authorities on graft charges since 1998 as part of a wider national crackdown on corruption, according to a senior prosecutor. Wang Jianming, director of the Supreme People's Procuratorate's Anti-Graft Bureau, said: 'China has effectively curbed the number ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. War on corruption to continue, party vows

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Communist Party leaders yesterday pledged to continue the battle against graft next year with special emphasis on corruption in the business sector and more help for farmers. In a statement released by Xinhua last night, the Communist Party Politburo said corruption remained a widespread and rampant problem despite years of trying to stem the tide. 'It ...

  5. New dismissal system targets corrupt cadres

    Posted Dec 07th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao The Communist Party is expected to introduce an internal checks-and-balances system to give millions of grass-roots members a chance to oust corrupt and incompetent cadres, ... been an important issue, which is about checking the party's power and bringing the fight against corruption back on track, providing a legal basis for grass-roots party members ...

  6. Pension incentive to discourage corruption

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao A pilot anti-graft pension fund offering rewards of up to 300,000 yuan to officials who shun corruption is expected to start next year in Zhejiang, one of the mainland's ... will be required to contribute to the fund, which will be complemented by government subsidies, depending on rank. Government officials with no record of corruption during their tenure would be eligible ...

  7. Wen lays down priorities in rooting out cadre corruption

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Internal checks and supervision of government investment and state assets will be strengthened in this year's anti-corruption drive, Premier Wen Jiabao says. He stressed ... in an effort to stamp out corruption. The remarks by Mr Wen and Mr Wu came ahead of the annual session of the National People's Congress which starts on March 5, when proposals ...

  8. Top judges move to plug graft loopholes

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Top judiciary authorities on the mainland have tightened rules on graft cases in an apparent bid to ease mounting criticism of lenient sentencing for corrupt ... implicated in corruption cases. It is the second time in the past month that Beijing has tried to plug loopholes in anti-corruption legislation, following amendments to criminal laws that prescribed ...

  9. Officials will have to declare assets

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Law experts believe measure will curb rampant corruption Mainland officials will be required to declare their income and assets under a new civil service law that is part of Beijing's efforts to crack down on rampant official corruption. Although the law is unlikely to touch on how assets are to be declared, many mainland legal experts view this as the most significant ...

  10. Landmark bill targets money laundering

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... corruption, bribery, fraud and other illicit transfers of money. 'Money laundering has become a prominent problem in China, which not only damages the country's financial order, but also ... rampant because of loopholes in existing regulations and the increasing prevalence of smuggling, drug dealing and corruption. The mainland's three anti-money-laundering regulations were ...




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