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  1. News - China

    China ex-vice governor in Anhui province in corruption probe

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 01:13pm by AFP

    ... of a high-level clampdown on corruption. Ni Fake, who was once the vice governor of Anhui province in eastern China, is being probed for “suspected serious disciplinary offences”, the official Xinhua news agency said. The phrase is a euphemism for corruption in China’s state media. The brief dispatch cited a statement released by the ruling Communist Party’s powerful Central Commission ...

  2. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Engineering and construction hotbed of corruption

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 02:02pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Engineering and construction hotbed of corruption In March last year, after getting government approval to go ahead with a US$900 million refinery expansion in Fujian province, state-run oil giant Sinopec Corp warned the team handling the project against taking bribes. "Project engineering and construction has been a main area for corruption at Sinopec," ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Guangdong's 'grandpa of property' sacked after 192 houses revealed

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 01:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A senior Guangdong police officer has been sacked after reports he owned hundreds of houses and a false identity card, state media said on Wednesday in the latest scandal to fuel public outrage over corruption. Zhao Haibin was stripped of his public offices for “engaging in business deals using a fake identity card”, the state-run Xinhua news agency ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Former railways minister seeks leniency on corruption charges

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 11:55am by Keith Zhai

    ... of corruption and abuse of power. The trial marks one of the country's biggest graft cases in years and also the first high-profile corruption case since Xi Jinping became president in March. Liu ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Ex-railways chief Liu Zhijun charged with corruption

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 01:13pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Former railways minister Liu Zhijun has been officially charged with taking bribes and abusing his office in one of the biggest corruption investigations ... post in February 2011, had been the most high-profile Communist Party official brought down amid corruption allegations until the removal last year of former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How far will China's crackdown on corruption go?

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Cunningham

    ... business. Incoming leader Xi Jinping has signalled that he wants to cut back on banquets, but it's too soon to say whether this means the Communist Party's anti-corruption campaign is for real, or is being used to manage public opinion. Excessive consumption and corruption, especially on the part of state officials who are supposed to be public servants, does make a mockery ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Mainland anger over corrupt cadre's early release from jail

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Discovery of parole in 2011 of corrupt Shanxi official sentenced to 11 years in 2006 spurs questions about integrity of anti-graft drive Anger over cadre's early jail release The early release on parole of a disgraced Shanxi official who was jailed for corruption has sparked a furore on the mainland, with many people voicing doubts about ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping vows to crack down on corrupt officials in China

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Communist Party general secretary Xi Jinping pledged yesterday to crack down on senior and low-ranking corrupt officials and enhance checks and balances on officials' power ... investigated on suspicion of corruption since Xi became party chief in November. "Power should be confined in a cage," Xi said, calling on officials to step up measures to monitor and rein ...

  9. News - China

    Large luxury bed in official's office makes waves online

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Large bed in official's office stirs talk A photo of a luxury queen-sized bed has been making waves online, as it was allegedly shot in a government office. A posting on tianya.cn one of the mainland's most popular ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi's right words against corruption need right action

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... New Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has taken up in earnest warnings by top leaders that official corruption could doom the party, to the point of turning the issue into a crusade. ... elaborated, while pledging to crack down on corrupt officials from top to bottom. Drawing an analogy between unchecked power and a tiger escaping from its cage , he said he would enhance checks ...




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