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  1. News - China - CHONGQING SCANDAL

    Bo Xilai expelled from Party as he faces corruption and bribery charges

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... expelled from the Communist Party and will face criminal prosecution over bribery and other corruption charges, as Beijing scrambles to wind up its worst political crisis in decades ahead ... people's congress stripped Bo of his local deputy status yesterday, the city's official news portal reported. Additional reporting by Laura Zhou and Li Jing PARTY EXPELS BO OVER CORRUPTION ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Macau's La Scala corruption trial postponed until 2013

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Macau's government declared the land sales invalid in June. Ao was jailed for 29 years in May for corruption offences. The case was due to be heard in Macau's Court of First Instance ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Macau corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons may be adjourned

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Barrister defending one of two Hong Kong tycoons accused of offering land deal bribe expects backlog and legal snags to force adjournment MACAU GRAFT TRIAL MAY BE DELAYED BY HITCHES The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing, which is due to start on Monday in Macau, may be adjourned over pre-trial ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Gu's case reveals corruption of power

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... the corrupting influence of unchecked privilege A review of Xinhua's accounts this month of the Gu Kailai and Zhang Xiaojun murder trial and Monday's sentencing revealed a trove of important ... The involvement of money brings up the question of corruption. China is a socialist country under the rule of law, whose "unity, dignity, and authority must be protected", President Hu Jintao ...

  5. Ao gets another 29 years for corruption

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Macau's former public works chief Ao Man-long was sentenced to 29 years in jail for corruption and money laundering yesterday, six ... excuses in his defence. 'The amount of bribe money he received is far more than the amount supported by evidence... so large that no other officials involved in corruption in Asia and other ...

  6. Corruption on the rise in private and public sectors

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sums last year via corrupt means. A report published by Faren Magazine, a subsidiary of Legal Daily, identified 202 cases involving financial crimes by high-ranking employees at SOEs ... of or embezzling more than 790 million yuan- corrupt officials still took an average of 20.7 million yuan. In last year's report the average amount was 9.57 million yuan per case. Twenty out of 88 SOE ...

  7. Committed to investigating corruption, wherever it lurks

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to Jake van der Kamp's column ('Graft-busters go from hooking big fish to catching minnows', November 20). Irrespective of its scale or magnitude, corruption is an insidious crime that should be attacked on all fronts. Hong Kong is widely regarded as an effective model of fighting corruption through investigation, prevention and education, and one of the least ...

  8. Zhongshan's ex-chief gets 11 years for corruption

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sally Wang sally.wang@scmp.com Li Qihong, a former mayor of Zhongshan in Guangdong, was sentenced to 11 years in prison yesterday for insider trading, disclosing insider information and bribery, the Nanfang Daily reported. The Guangzhou Intermediate Peopl ...

  9. Assets of corrupt officials on the run to be seized

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com Mainland courts will have the power to confiscate the illegally obtained assets of corrupt officials on the run or overseas terrorists a year after ... the illegally obtained assets of people suspected of corruption, terrorism or other serious crimes who have been on the run for more than a year, or who have died. 'In the past, assets of those who ...

  10. ICAC charges Brian Kan with corrupt conduct

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo and Joyce Ng Five-time champion horse trainer and rural leader Brian Kan Ping-chee was charged yesterday with corrupt conduct in an election. He was accused of offering a HK$130,000 bribe to a village representative to buy his vote. The 73-year-old retired trainer was formally charged when he reported back to the Independent Commission Against Corruption headquarters ...




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