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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - THE VIEW

    China speeds up transformation of yuan into global currency after crisis

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:26am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... the US has learned that even if it blows up its financial system through years of reckless, corrupt practice, then issues stupendous amounts of debt to mop up the mess, investors will line up ...

  2. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    France out to build on gains as yuan hub, consul general in Hong Kong says

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Enoch Yiu

    ... However, trade in luxury goods and fine wine has slowed due to Beijing's anti-corruption campaign. Barthelemy said French companies were not worried about the slowdown. "It is, in fact, ...

  3. Wen steps up battle against corruption

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao wants more transparent management of public finances and government tendering to fight corruption. He admitted there were serious problems in these areas. 'Corruption is still a recurring problem in some fields, and some cases are so alarming that they have extremely bad implications,' Wen told a State Council meeting on clean governance on March ...

  4. Railway ministry targets corruption

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The Ministry of Railways, which is still reeling from the recent sacking of its chief, is cracking down on internal corruption linked to tenders for lucrative ... to be linked to kickbacks and corruption, the Nanfang Daily yesterday quoted deputy Minister of Railways Lu Chunfang as telling a recent internal meeting. Lu said a tough line must be taken against ...

  5. Sexcapades of corrupt top cadres revealed

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Once-prominent politicians Chen Shaoji and Wang Huayuan, as well as former top judge Huang Songyou- who were brought down by corruption scandals in 2008 and last year- all ... he was later revealed by investigators to have kept one when the corruption case surfaced. Chen was given a suspended death sentence last month for receiving bribes totalling nearly 30 ...

  6. Corruption in education a key concern

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... corruption at universities. The mainland's education system is seriously lacking in many ways. If not fixed properly, it could stall the country's modernisation drive. But to be fair, many ... primary and middle schools to low-quality higher education. But one of his top priorities must be fighting financial and academic corruption in universities. Last month, two senior officials, ...

  7. Exposure of corrupt Guangdong boss in media sends out warning

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The full details of a high-profile corruption case involving a senior Guangdong official who funded a gambling habit with embezzled public money were laid out ... the Nanfang Daily reported. Corruption is one of the hot issues the public wants lawmakers to address at this week's National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political ...

  8. Exposing the corruption mountain

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... cities, local land-management bureaus failed to collect land-transfer fees, instead giving corrupt developers free land, costing the state more than 6.6 billion yuan. Regional financial department ... smirked, noting how corruption in Southeast Asia had brought financial disaster. As Mr Li unravels the truth, corruption in Indonesia, the Philippines and other countries may begin to pale ...

  9. Tip-offs boost fight against corruption

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the details of cases. The health and education sectors were the source of many complaints. Sponsorship fees and donations were the main sources of corruption in schools, while in hospitals ... A criminologist at one of Guangzhou's leading universities said that even though more corruption scandals had been exposed in the health and education sectors lately, the real corruption still lay ...

  10. Global manhunt highlights exit of corrupt officials

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi The international pursuit of fugitive Chinese bankers has drawn fresh attention to an exodus of corrupt financial officials and highlighted China's uphill battle in cleaning up a banking system riddled with corruption and mismanagement. According to reports in the official media, around 4,000 officials- most of them bankers, fund managers and officials ...




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