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  1. More rail officials probed on corruption suspicions

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Yet another senior railway official is reportedly under investigation for corruption, as cadres in the mainland's rail sector are probed following ... Railway Bureau in Jiangxi; Lin Fenqiang, the railway chief in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia; and Ma Junfei, Hohhot's deputy railway chief, were all placed under investigation for corruption last ...

  2. Railway ministry targets corruption

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The Ministry of Railways, which is still reeling from the recent sacking of its chief, is cracking down on internal corruption linked to tenders for lucrative ... to be linked to kickbacks and corruption, the Nanfang Daily yesterday quoted deputy Minister of Railways Lu Chunfang as telling a recent internal meeting. Lu said a tough line must be taken against ...

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    Netizens applaud idea of using red licence plates to stop abuse of official cars

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 02:34pm by Peony Lui

    ... Peony Lui After a primary school student in Beijing suggested that  government vehicles use red licence  plates for easy recognition, China's netizens and scholars agreed this might be a sensible way to curb private use of government cars. The misuse of official cars has recently become the focus of anti-corruption measures in China. Different procedures by local governments have ...

  4. Beijing targets 'corruption on wheels' to stem public anger

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... identified it as one of the focuses for next year's anti-corruption drive. The mainland's huge fleet of official cars- more than five million of them- not only clogs the roads ... to be surrounded by a sea of government vehicles. '[This campaign] will concentrate on some of the pressing issues the public feels strongly about to fight corruption,' the Politburo said ...

  5. Corrupt drug chief blamed for scandals

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Condemned agency head targeted Beijing blamed former drug chief Zheng Xiaoyu yesterday for the spate of fake-drug scandals which has put the country's food and drug industries under the international spotlight. The condemnation - at a press conferenc ...

  6. News - China

    Secrets revealed after Beijing firm busted for helping cadres delete negative reports

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 11:33am by Amy Li

    ... A secretive business that uses dubious tactics to take down negative stories on the internet for clients has reaped millions of yuan, according to an investigation by  China’s Caixin Magazine  published on Monday. At the top is Beijing entrepreneuer and p ...

  7. When corruption is the norm

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... to corruption, extortion and vice. Such shenanigans, once par for the course among officials approving projects in the capital, have now spread into every aspect of citizen life. This makes it difficult ... the complications that locals create, and accept, as normal business practice. Even some restaurant waiters are hired from abroad, though this has less to do with corruption than a reluctance to learn ...

  8. Women threaten suicide in protest at official corruption

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... police, prosecutors and courts of making up criminal cases', and 'corruption and falsehood'. Police cordoned off a 400-metre section of Lingjing hutong and only official cars were ... a Haicheng woman beaten and permanently injured after reporting corrupt officials. At 11.15am, firefighters placed an eight-metre long air mattress below the building in case the women jumped. Police ...

  9. Petty theft, corruption make Shenzhen no walk in the park

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Being a victim of theft over the border is a nightmare that authorities can remedy- for a price, as Grace Liu discovers The mainland officials were in control and I was babbling, a hair's breadth from hysteria. I wasn't a criminal or a law-break ...

  10. 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 ...




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