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  1. News - China

    Shaming of splurging official reported in party mouthpiece

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 06:44pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... executive director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. “We know that the real corruption is not about this. It is in the businesses and the state-owned enterprises and the way ...

  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Beijing's corruption crackdown knocks growth prospects at jeweller

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... shops on the mainland this year as an anti-corruption campaign continues to take its toll on luxury sales across the border. The high-end watch and jewellery retailer saw its shares fall 4.7 per ... crackdown on corruption and gift giving may affect the sales of high-end watches and jewelleries, she said. Beijing has shown a tough line on tackling corruption since the country's new ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What Xi Jinping must do to root out corruption

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:25am by STEVE TSANG

    ... Steve Tsang says two things stand in the way of Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive – the party's absolute power and the endemic exploitation by leaders' relatives ... was to tackle corruption. This is welcome indeed. But his pronouncement lacks credibility. It is not because Xi is seen as personally corrupt. Even the penetrating Bloomberg report last year, which ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Jackie Chan back in action, branding US more corrupt than China

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Action star Jackie Chan has once again sparked controversy by branding America the world's "most corrupt" country in a TV interview. His comments were slammed ... by international powers for a long time and only began making progress in recent years. Chan added that while China has a corruption problem, so do other nations, including America. "If you talk about ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    There's no perfect cure for corruption

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... us. Finland also ties with Denmark and New Zealand as the world's most corruption-free places, based on findings in the annual Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International. Granted, corruption is an elastic concept, but Transparency's annual study is the closest to a commonly accepted global reference. And its rankings come with some surprises. Or rather, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China can best tackle corruption with a sunshine law

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... the anti-corruption momentum and bring insunshine law A new resolve to crack down on corruption is in the air. Since the 18th Communist Party congress, a number of senior officials have been accused of corruption and sacked. This includes the Sichuan deputy party secretary Li Chuncheng, who was promoted only last month to be a non-voting member of the party's Central Committee. ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Corruption fighters home in on big property owners

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in on the corrupt 'uncles' Since 2007, when the subprime mortgage crisis emerged in the United States and almost dragged the entire world into a deep recession, some foreign investors have eyed ... of the leadership's new anti-corruption efforts has provided interesting anecdotal evidence of this buoyancy. Internet users coined the terms to refer to corrupt officials who own dozens of residential ...

  8. News - China

    Housing plan faces corruption threat, warns state media

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 09:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... A high-profile effort by the Chinese government to build affordable houses for the millions priced-out of the country’s property market is marred by official corruption, state run media ... The case, which provoked outrage on Chinese social networking websites, fanned “suspicion and murmurs about corruption in the distribution process” for affordable houses, Xinhua said. Xinhua added ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Let the professionals tackle corruption

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says it pays to utilise the problem-solving approaches of engineers and doctors To root out corruption, take a leafout of a professional's handbook India has ... Jinping has talked of the need to tackle corruption. Dealing with corruption is important in all economies, more so in emerging markets. Market forces alone will not solve the problem. The state ...

  10. News - China - GOVERNANCE

    Xi Jinping warns corruption threatens party's rule

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... or risk major social unrest unless widespread corruption is curbed. Xi, who succeeded Hu Jintao as party general secretary and head of the military last week, and will replace Hu as president ... growth and a public clamouring for an end to corruption, threatening its hold on power. "A great deal of facts tells us that if corruption is allowed to run wild, the ultimate outcome ...




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