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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What Xi Jinping must do to root out corruption

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:25am by STEVE TSANG

    ... Steve Tsang says two things stand in the way of Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive – the party's absolute power and the endemic exploitation by leaders' relatives ... was to tackle corruption. This is welcome indeed. But his pronouncement lacks credibility. It is not because Xi is seen as personally corrupt. Even the penetrating Bloomberg report last year, which ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Corruption drives calls for reform in China

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by YUN TANG

    ... members of Wen's family had utilised their status to amass huge fortunes in an official-take-all society. Discussing possible corruption among top leaders' families is taboo in China, but this article explored the subject at length in public, putting all corrupt Chinese officials on notice that, under the keen lens of the international media, there is no safe haven. But readers faulted ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Foreign Ministry non-denies word that Wen Jiabao wants his family subjected to a corruption probe

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 08:05am by John Kennedy

    ... opted to turn the implied corruption allegations against his family into political will to back a sunshine law requiring all top leaders disclose their assets. According to Post sources, Wen has requested the Communist Party investigate his family's alleged wealth for any signs of corruption. The only development so far was Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei's refusal ...

  4. Zhu in stinging criticism of anti-corruption failures

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Former premier Zhu Rongji has implicitly criticised the central government for its failure to establish a corruption-free bureaucracy. Attending a Peking ... in the past year, following a broadside at the education system in April. Chen Yongmiao, a Beijing-based political analyst and rights activist, said Zhu was trying to flaunt his anti-corruption ...

  5. Draft regulations take aim at corruption in tendering

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com New draft regulations aimed at combating corruption in tendering for projects have been approved at State Council meetings chaired by Premier Wen Jiabao. ... tender, there is less scope for corruption,' said Richard di Bona, who runs a Hong Kong transport consultancy. 'The Chinese government acknowledges corruption is endangering political ...

  6. Wen steps up battle against corruption

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao wants more transparent management of public finances and government tendering to fight corruption. He admitted there were serious problems in these areas. 'Corruption is still a recurring problem in some fields, and some cases are so alarming that they have extremely bad implications,' Wen told a State Council meeting on clean governance on March ...

  7. Wen talks cooking, corruption in Web chat

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the bucket,' he said. 'The only way is to constantly develop our economy and raise people's incomes.' A recent online survey found that corruption was the biggest source of discontent ... preparations' for officials to declare their assets in an effort to combat corruption. 'We need to prompt transparency of government affairs, and to make officials' assets public,' he ...

  8. Corruption worsening and widespread, says premier

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Problem lies with over-concentration of power, he notes Premier Wen Jiabao admitted yesterday that corruption was worsening on the mainland and that over-concentration of power was its root cause. China usually describes corruption as a vice of individual officials, but Mr Wen admitted at yesterday's news conference that it was worsening and was widespread among senior ...

  9. Probes to focus on corruption crimes fuelling social injustices

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Investigators will spend more time on graft cases which are hurting people Anti-corruption investigators will focus their efforts this year on unpaid wages, bribes ... kickbacks pocketed by doctors, wages owed to migrant workers and not paid... corrupt deeds like these are now becoming the new focus of our anti-corruption drive,' it said. In 'correcting ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Article on 'humble' Wen reappears amid rumours he is next graft target

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:51am by Teddy Ng

    ... of the leadership's anti-corruption drive. The article originally appeared in a magazine on the party's history in 2003, soon after Wen began his first term as premier, and was reposted to the website ... Committee, Zhou Yongkang, is at the centre of a wide-ranging probe into corruption. Dozens of Zhou's former aides and associates are being investigated after President Xi Jinping launched ...




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