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  1. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by George Chen

    ... is certainly right to attack corruption, some business people argue his anti-corruption efforts have gone too far and been turned into micro-management. "Don't send your friend a Christmas ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    I thought I could do a better job, says man arrested for impersonating official

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:20pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Having been mistaken for a State Council researcher at a local meeting in 2009, Shenyang native Zhao Xiyong saw an opportunity and seized it. The error saw him elevated to the position of vice-ministerial level civil servant. Now he has been arrestsed on ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

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

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

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Jackie Chan calls US 'most corrupt country' 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 The Washington Post 's foreign affairs blogger Max Fisher as "anti-American" and a reflection ...

  6. News - China

    Housing plan faces corruption threat, warns state media

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

    ... by official corruption, state run media said on Saturday. China in 2010 launched a massive “affordable housing” drive as part of an effort to defuse widespread discontent about the country’s house ... into the affordable housing category”, Xinhua said. The case, which provoked outrage on Chinese social networking websites, fanned “suspicion and murmurs about corruption in the distribution process” ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What Xi Jinping must do to root out corruption

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

    ... 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' ... declared that one of his top priorities was to tackle corruption. This is welcome indeed. But his pronouncement lacks credibility. It is not because Xi is seen as personally corrupt. Even ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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, ...




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