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  1. Party's grip 'threatened by corruption'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... was Hu Jintao's predecessor, Jiang Zemin. Hu Jintao warned that the party had to fight corruption to retain public support and continue its uncontested rule. 'The fight against corruption remains serious and the task is still arduous,' he said. 'The party's development over the past 90 years has told us that firmly punishing and effectively preventing ...

  2. Asia must come clean in fight against corruption

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a test of the island's democratic institutions and rule of law. It is necessary for a democracy- especially a nascent one like Taiwan's- to stamp out corruption and bring those who ... corruption investigations that have become all too common in other young democracies in the region, such as South Korea. Whatever the final verdict on Chen, to be delivered on September 11, ...

  3. Corruption reports rise in private sector

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Claims of abuse in the private sector made up 61 per cent of all corruption reports last year- the highest proportion since the Independent Commission Against Corruption's inception 33 years ago. ICAC assistant director of operations Ricky Chu Man-kin said 66 per cent of the accused in private-sector cases were professionals or senior company executives. ...

  4. Nearly 70m members recruited to campaign against corruption

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai The Communist Party had intensified efforts in recent years to equip members in the fight against corruption, Ouyang Song, deputy head of the Central Committee's Organisation Department, said yesterday. In the past two years, 3.5 million grass-roots party units had rallied nearly 70 million members to the 'Preserve the Advanced Nature of Party Members' campaign, ...

  5. Family denies Bo warned corruption would lead to political crisis

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Family members of the late Communist Party veteran Bo Yibo have issued a statement rebutting claims that he had warned on his deathbed of a looming political crisis due to rampant official corruption, Xinhua reported. Bo was the last of the party's so-called eight immortals, revolutionary veterans who wielded power behind the scenes in the 1980s and '90s. He ...

  6. Victory for Hu Jintao in his war on corrupt officials

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Kwan President Hu Jintao has scored a modest but significant political victory after the Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog yesterday adopted a regulation to strengthen internal party supervision. The Interim Regulation on Internal Supervision of the Communist Party gives power to anti-corruption investigators to probe the so-called 'number ones', ...

  7. Corruption cases spur call for moral education

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Beijing The downfall of high-profile senior officials for corruption and having decadent lifestyles is a concern for some CPPCC delegates, who say the central government ... become a key problem in our society, especially official corruption,' he said. 'It stems from the remnants of the Cultural Revolution.' But Renmin University philosophy professor ...

  8. Corrupt mainland health system needs healing

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... deprived of affordable care would endorse it with feeling. The mainland's health system is chronically afflicted with corruption. This has been instrumental in undermining a universal social ... of government funding. Hospitals and medical centres were left to pay their own way by making profits. Low salaries made doctors and medical officials easy targets for bribery and corruption, especially ...

  9. The party bosses who rob the public

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... corruption that has infected all levels of government. Although the government has cracked down harder on cases of graft in recent years, it has made little progress in making it mandatory for public officials to disclose their personal assets. That step is seen as a basic anti-corruption strategy. The mainland does have a disclosure system of sorts. Officials above the sub-county level report ...

  10. US condemned as a money-mad fake democracy

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com State-owned media have stepped up their attack on Western democracy, targeting the United States in particular with accusations of corruption ... financial systems that led to the crisis were created by 'institutional corruption' on a massive scale. The publication of the article coincided with a European visit by Premier Wen ...




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