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  1. News - China - CIVIL LIBERTIES

    Activists demanding disclosure of Communist Party bosses' assets formally arrested

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... vowed to deal with corruption harshly and to firmly rein in official power. The campaigners' open letter says financial disclosure is a necessary step in the fight against corruption. Maya ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Wider reforms needed to tackle corruption

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is nothing more embarrassing for China's leaders than corruption in high places, but the prospect of it at the top of the powerful Railways Ministry is especially troubling. ... is being investigated for 'violation of discipline'- a euphemism for corruption. Liu's removal reminds us of the depth of the problem posed by corruption on the mainland and also ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Tsang Kai-wing dies aged 94 after 35 years as corruption fugitive

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Tsang Kai-wing, father of veteran filmmaker Eric Tsang Chi-wai and a member of a gang of corrupt police officers in the 1960s, died in Taiwan yesterday. He was 94. The former ... was the most notorious among four corrupt staff sergeants at the time- the others were Hon Sum, Nan Kong and Ngan Hung. They were dubbed the 'Four Great Sergeants', or de facto commanders ...

  6. ICBC chief on corruption charges

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick and Maggie Ng The head of commercial banking at ICBC's Hong Kong retail banking subsidiary has been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption ... applications. Zeng, 47, who owns a private company, United Win Holdings, was charged with offering an advantage to an agent. This is the first major corruption scandal to hit the mainland banking sector ...

  7. Often, drivers of corrupt officials also on the take

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... for corruption, his wife, children and secretary are usually also implicated for taking advantage of the power of his office for personal gain. So it should not come as any great surprise to mainlanders that details have emerged showing that even the chauffeurs of corrupt officials are equally corrupt, if not more so. According to the China Comment, a fortnightly magazine published by Xinhua, ...

  8. Family's petitions open up can of corrupt worms

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui After Wang Yali, the former deputy secretary of the Shijiazhuang Communist Youth League, was arrested for forging her resume to get promotions, the provincial Commission for Disciplinary Inspection received piles of letters alleging other o ...

  9. Corrupt soccer officials again urged to confess

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai China's new football chief has renewed calls for subordinates to confess any involvement in corruption or match-fixing and warned those who fail to come clean by Sunday ... this week that some top national coaches and referees had confessed to involvement in match-fixing and bribery. But he resisted calls for all corrupt officials to be punished, saying that those who ...

  10. Wen Qiang gets death for corruption

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... years for corruption and offering protection to organised crime syndicates. The court found that Wen had taken profits of 12.11 million yuan from development projects and had abused his power ... lawyer Teng Biao said that while he personally was not an advocate for the death penalty, he believed Wen's sentence would please the public. However, he said, corruption on the mainland ...




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