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  1. Hu warns party against corruption

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and social stability and warned of the dangers of corruption. 'Without stability, nothing can be accomplished, and the achievements that we have made will be lost,' Hu told a gathering in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. He said healthy and rapid economic growth was needed for national revival but fighting corruption was 'key to the winning or losing of people's support ...

  2. Call to bar corrupt cadres in reshuffle

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ng Tze Wei

    ... Ng Tze Wei Corrupt officials must be barred from all government and party posts in the country's ongoing leadership reshuffle, a senior official of the Communist Party's ... and cadres,' Xia Zanzhong, deputy secretary of the party's Central Commission of Discipline Inspection, said. 'We must prevent officials 'plagued with corruption' being appointed ...

  3. Transparency is still best way to beat corruption

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at it realistically, its turning point is nowhere in sight. As top party leaders have repeatedly warned, the party's survival depends on its success in fighting corruption, but the battle is far from ... the party's anti-graft bodies investigated and punished 339,000 corrupt party officials. But those figures have failed to cheer top party leaders. A little more than one week before the opening ...

  4. Delegates show displeasure at corruption and overspending

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the authorities' inability to rein in rampant corruption and injustice when casting their annual votes on the central government and the judiciary. While the reports of the Supreme People's Court ... injustice and corruption within the judicial system. 'The results accurately reflect the reality that deputies and the people are far from being satisfied with the judicial authorities, ...

  5. NPC Standing Committee expels five for corruption

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Liu Guangzhi, president of the PLA's Air Force Command Academy- the highest training institute for army pilots- has been kicked out of the national legislature, the NPC Standing Committee announced yesterday. Liu is one of five NPC members expelled for corruption or 'economic crimes'. He was arrested in April for allegedly selling military secrets ...

  6. Railways ministry reform under way

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in February 2011 for suspected corruption, the powerful Railways Ministry was like a kingdom, with its own judicial system and police. It and the People's Liberation Army were the only ... and balances.' Whereas some level of corruption may persist because enforcement of the law was uneven among the courts, large-scale systemic corruption in the rail sector should be easier to detect, he ...

  7. Law passed to limit the scope for graft

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... The administrative powers of government agencies will be reduced under new legislation passed yesterday in an attempt to deal with corruption and abuse of power. The law on administrative ... and stem corruption. Regional governments have the authority to set their own rules on a range of matters that are not covered by national or local laws and regulations. This freedom has led ...

  8. The battle against official graft has to start at the very top

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Much like terminal cancer, rampant official corruption threatens the very legitimacy and survival of the Communist Party. Mainland leaders cannot be faulted for not trying harder to crack down on corruption- they even ordered the execution of several leading officials, including Cheng Kejie, a former deputy chairman of the National People's Congress. However, ...

  9. Politburo approves five-year anti-graft campaign

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The Politburo called for better efforts in the fight against corruption as its top decision-making body approved a five-year anti-graft programme. The Politburo called for redoubled efforts to achieve a clean government at a meeting chaired by President Hu Jintao that approved the plan to prevent and punish corruption, a statement ...

  10. Officials targeted in revived crackdown

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing More civil servants probed in bid to stamp out corruption Intensified efforts against corruption on the mainland resulted in more corrupt officials being ... sentenced only represents a fraction of those investigated and charged by the procuratorate, which investigated 43,757 civil servants last year- 35,031 as suspects in corruption cases. ...




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