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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Chinese official drops first hint that Zhou Yongkang will be probed for corruption

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:05pm by Keith Zhai

    ... it is investigating retired security tsar Zhou Yongkang for corruption. The hint, the strongest so far that the leadership will soon make the case public, was dropped after the South China Morning Post asked ... is or how high ranking he is". Watch: Top Chinese official hints Zhou Yongkang to be probed for corruption He added: "Since last year, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection ...

  2. News - China

    China targets deputy police minister Li Dongsheng for corruption

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 08:52pm by Raymond Li, Keith Zhai, Mimi Lau

    ... chief targeted in graft probe A deputy national police chief with close ties to former security tsar Zhou Yongkang has become the latest target in a widening corruption probe that has shaken ... under investigation. The announcement came amid a swirl of reports in recent days that the party leadership was preparing to announce an unprecedented corruption investigation into Zhou, who ...

  3. News - COURTS

    Bo Xilai protests innocence as life sentence for corruption is upheld

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 11:46pm by Keith Zhai

    ... for corruption is upheld BO DEFIANT AS APPEAL THROWN OUT BY COURT Fallen politician Bo Xilai put on a final act of defiance yesterday after a high court in Shandong rejected his appeal against his life ... for corruption and abuse of power. Sources said an agitated Bo peppered the presiding judge's announcement with sharp and at times acerbic counter-points. The two towering court security guards ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Sincere Holding denies chairman Wu Xu is subject of graft inquiry

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:27am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Firm denies chairman subject of graft probe A property company in Chongqing has denied a report that its chairman is under investigation for corruption. Wu ... Party anti-corruption investigators over his alleged business links to the state-run conglomerate China Resources, the Economic Observer reported. The government's anti-graft watchdog ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Ex-Politburo committee member He Guoqiang makes rare public foray

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:40pm by Keith Zhai, KEIRA HUANG

    ... Party, including Xi, sanctioned a corruption investigation into He's eldest son, He Jintao, the South China Morning Post reported last month. Four separate sources told the Post that the senior He had not been implicated in the case. He Guoqiang, 70, was formerly head of the party's anti-corruption commission and a member of the elite, nine-man Politburo Standing Committee ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Local government debt show signs of improving

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 07:48pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com But extravagance and corruption persist at some departments and state firms, audit chief says Local government debt show signs of improving China's ... and corruption persisted in some departments and state enterprises despite President Xi Jinping's nationwide crackdown on graft. Together, their audited expenses accounted for 154 billion yuan ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng publishes his political memoir – but fails to cover his role in Tiananmen crackdown

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:12pm by Keith Zhai

    ... months, the China Three Gorges Corporation, the operator of the world’s biggest hydropower scheme, has been under investigation for alleged corruption. Central government removed two senior ...

  8. News - China - GOVERNANCE

    Premier Li Keqiang gets tough with officials of failure to implement top leaders' directives

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:20am by Keith Zhai

    ... of corruption, because it is irresponsible to the people and the country." The article said Li made his remarks "with special emphasis" and "shook his fist". Li said ... for the current leadership, because some lower-level officials were reluctant to work for fear of being caught in the widening anti-corruption net. Zhu Lijia, a professor of public policy at the Chinese ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    More Communist Party officials expected to flee abroad

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:48am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com More officials expected to flee abroad Growing numbers of corrupt officials are likely to flee the country because of the crackdown on graft, according ... overseas, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) said. The academy's annual Blue Book of the Rule of Law said the anti-corruption watchdog should pay greater attention to officials ...


    Appointment of top audit official to Party organ signals shift in China's anti-graft strategy

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 11:16am by Keith Zhai

    ... disciplinary officials. Traditionally, the agency had little real power over such officials, who are  picked by local party committees. “CCDI officials will have more freedom to fight corruption at the regional level by being separated from the local bureaucratic hierarchy,” said Zhuang Deshui, an anti-corruption expert at Peking University. He said the appointment of Hou could be just the start ...




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