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  1. Building a clean government will be 'arduous'

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing In its first white paper documenting its fight against official corruption, Beijing vowed to strengthen efforts but acknowledged that the task of building a clean government is 'complicated and arduous'. Meanwhile, the ruling Communist Party stepped up its anti-corruption drive against the rank and file in the armed forces, according to a new trial ...

  2. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Bo Xilai expelled from Party as he faces corruption and bribery charges

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Dismissal amid accusations including bribery coincides with Beijing's announcement of November 8 start for crucial 18th national congress PARTY EXPELS BO OVER CORRUPTION CHARGES Disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Communist Party and will face criminal prosecution over bribery and other corruption charges, as Beijing scrambles ...

  3. Public less tolerant of corruption

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com As two of Hong Kong's richest tycoons and a former government No 2 face an unprecedented top-level corruption investigation, a major ICAC survey- carried out before their arrests- has revealed that the public's tolerance of graft is at its lowest level in more than a decade. The Independent Commission Against Corruption's annual ...

  4. In government, democracy gives way to corrupted versions of itself

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Even with democratic elections, it does not mean that the rest of life is in any way democratic since elected members are free to form alliances, change parties and milk the corrupt fruits ... in the choice of government, came much later. He claims that democracy is less likely to fall to the charms of totalitarianism, authoritarianism or oligarchy than to a corrupted version of itself. ...

  5. Graft-busters compete for best corruption warning

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... international competition for anti-corruption adverts took on a distinctly darker tone. In China, a small fish gets greedy, eating more and more bait until it is caught, leaving only its bones that spell out the Chinese character for greed; in Sierra Leone the hospital drugs one man sells leads to the death of his daughter; in Iraq, corruption will bring shame to your family. In total, 29 ...

  6. Zhu in stinging criticism of anti-corruption failures

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Former premier Zhu Rongji has implicitly criticised the central government for its failure to establish a corruption-free bureaucracy. Attending a Peking ... in the past year, following a broadside at the education system in April. Chen Yongmiao, a Beijing-based political analyst and rights activist, said Zhu was trying to flaunt his anti-corruption ...

  7. Hu urges watchdog to rein in corruption

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... down on corruption amid leadership changes across the country, state media reported. Hu told the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection that the task of fighting corruption 'remains ... Corruption is rampant among officials but often worsens around the time of leadership changes. Appointments to key provincial posts are usually completed ahead of each Communist Party national ...

  8. Committed to investigating corruption, wherever it lurks

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to Jake van der Kamp's column ('Graft-busters go from hooking big fish to catching minnows', November 20). Irrespective of its scale or magnitude, corruption is an insidious crime that should be attacked on all fronts. Hong Kong is widely regarded as an effective model of fighting corruption through investigation, prevention and education, and one of the least ...

  9. Two more candidates allege poll corruption

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the Independent Commission Against Corruption since its probe into suspected district council vote-rigging last month. It has so far received 527 complaints. ...

  10. Victory over corruption

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau; Compiled by Joyee Chan The issues On the mainland, more than half a million villages have been victimised by corrupt land deals caused by rapid urbanisation and non-transparent ... provincial-level officials- to investigate villagers' complaints over corrupt officials, controversial land deals and a lack of democratic elections that sparked the protests. Wukan residents call off ...




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