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  1. The worst system corrupts its best officials

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... development in the lake area, went on trial earlier this month for massive corruption involving property development. But Xu's case has become the talk of the internet because of its excessive ... in the district government, making all the good-looking women there the target of gossip. As usual with corrupt officials, their wives are also implicated. Xu's wife, Qi Jiqiu, went on trial last ...

  2. Corruption at the top puts Maoming in the spotlight

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The scent of a new round of anti-corruption turmoil is in the air in the south, with the investigation of a group of senior officials dismissed from their posts or arrested in Maoming, Guangdong. State media reported earlier this month that Luo Yinguo, the city's Communist Party boss, had been arrested for alleged corruption, two days after the Lunar New Year ...

  3. Suicide may be linked to corruption blitz

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The suicide of a top official with the state civil aviation authority could be linked to the campaign against rampant corruption in the mainland's aviation sector, according to state ... with China Southern Airlines were detained and being investigated earlier this month. Several senior CAAC officials have lost their positions this year amid charges of corruption, including Yu Renlu, ...

  4. Low-ranking official is accused of being top in corruption stakes

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... The provincial prosecutors' office would not confirm the amount, as the case against Luo is still pending, but if true, that would make her the most corrupt official in Liaoning by value. ... could, and for that you've got to look up to her,' Fangyuan quoted one official as saying. Authorities in Liaoning began to look into corruption allegations against Luo in 2005. She ...

  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. Corrupt graft-buster avoids death sentence

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou A Chinese court has given a former top graft-buster in Zhejiang a suspended death sentence for accepting 7.7 million yuan (HK$8.8 million) in bribes. The Zaozhuang Intermediate People's Court handed down the sentence to Wang Hua ...

  7. Senior Guangdong judge gets life sentence for corruption

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... court for bribe-taking and other corruption. Yang Xiancai, 59, former director of the Guangdong court's executive bureau, was convicted of receiving bribes of more than 11 million yuan ... in the Guangdong court system for about 20 years before he was promoted to Beijing in 2002. Huang was sentenced to life imprisonment in January, also by a Hebei court, for taking bribes and corruption ...

  8. Top judge gets life in prison for corruption

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai A former vice-president of the Supreme People's Court was sentenced to life imprisonment yesterday by a Hebei court for taking bribes and for other corruption- acts ... appealed to the Supreme Court, according to Caijing magazine. Mainland media had also reported that Huang had been involved in a land-auction corruption case in Guangdong that had brought down ...

  9. Top Beijing judge faces trial in high-profile corruption case

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou In the highest profile judicial corruption case since the founding of the People's Republic, a top Beijing judge accused of abusing his power by accepting bribes ... generated an anti-corruption storm in the judiciary last year, when corruption cases involving judiciary officials increased by 51 per cent from 2008. According to the 2009 working report ...

  10. CC Land halts trading over corruption scandal

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li CC Land Holdings asked for a trading halt in its shares yesterday after its vice-chairman became embroiled in a corruption scandal in Chongqing, the municipality where the mainland developer has the biggest land bank. The move was prompted by an admission by the former head of Chongqing's justice bureau, Wen Qiang, at his high-profile corruption trial, that he ...




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