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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In China's corruption crackdown, a few fallen giants may well be enough

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by TIM COLLARD

    ... Tim Collard Tim Collard says with its seemingly ambivalent approach to fighting corruption, Beijing is seeking as much to warn senior officials to behave as it is going all out to catch and punish offenders Hands off What are we to make of the mixed signals given by President Xi Jinping's leadership team on official corruption, and the enrichment of officials and their family, ...

  2. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    Lawmaker accused of rape by TV anchor sentenced to 11 years for corruption and fraud

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:23pm by Andrea Chen

    ... for corruption and fraud Legislator in rape scandal jailed 11 years for fraud A rich businessman and former lawmaker from Heilongjiang province accused of rape by a former television anchorwoman was sentenced to 11 years in prison for corruption and fraud, state media reported on Tuesday. A local court in Shuangcheng city gave Sun Dejiang, a former member of the city’s municipal People’s ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    15 members of Japanese municipal assembly embroiled in votes scandal

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Julian Ryall

    ... the town's administration has ground to a halt until new elections can be held. The growing scandal carries on what some see as a long tradition of corruption in Japanese politics but, in a stroke ... something of a reputation of a hotbed of political corruption. But Robert Dujarric, director of the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies at the Japan campus of Temple University, said that Japan ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi’s crackdown on corruption won’t lead to a more open society

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:33pm by NORA SAUSMIKAT, Chang Ping

    ... Nora Sausmikat and Chang Ping Nora Sausmikat and Chang Ping say political infighting and maintaining stability remain priorities Xi's crackdown on corruption won't lead ... transparency surrounding the political elite's assets. When Xi started his anti-corruption campaign against the tigers and flies, he began by targeting the so-called "Shanghai circle"- ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Fall of Rui Chenggang, celebrity news anchor, reveals the fault in our stars

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by Cary Huang

    ... stars Almost every weekend of late, the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog has announced the new captures of more "tigers"- or senior corrupt officials. But the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection's most significant capture last week was not a big cat, but rather a "fly"- a lower-ranking corrupt official- Rui Chenggang. Rui, a leading anchor ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Mega Events Fund helps city deal with fierce competition

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by LETTERS

    ... The Independent Commission Against Corruption told the Public Accounts Committee in May that in 2010 a member of the Corruption Prevention Advisory Committee said the MEF was a one-off funding scheme set ... related more to tourism policy than anti-corruption. Nevertheless, the government considered them in its review of the Mega Events Fund in 2011. The review concluded that Hong Kong's economic ...

  7. Business - China Business

    China orders more than 200 top officials to quit company positions

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:06am by BLOOM

    ... conflicts of interest and corruption. The orders were made after the Communist Party's Organisation Department passed a rule in October last year banning government and party officials from ... Jinping has been waging an anti-corruption campaign since he became party general secretary in November 2012, with warnings that graft and conflicts were a threat to the party's legitimacy. ...

  8. News - China - industry

    Energy executives 'held over oil deals in Canada'

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:10am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... after Zhou Bin and his stepmother, Jia Xiaoye, were detained in December. Multiple sources have told the South China Morning Post the elder Zhou is under investigation for corruption. But there is no evidence to link Margaret Jia with any corruption investigation at the company, Caixin said. Chinese authorities announced this week that prosecutors were preparing corruption charges against ...

  9. News - China - Anti-corruption

    Communist Party anti-corruption watchdog investigates one of its own officials

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 02:23pm by Chris Luo

    ... under investigation China’s anti-corruption watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, has turned its sights on one of its own officials, as the Communist Party deepens its ... but the charge is worded in jargon typically used by the party to refer to charges of corruption. Officials placed under such investigations are almost guaranteed to be at the end of their political ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Ex-Mongolia party officer gets life imprisonment for taking millions in bribes

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:12pm by AFP

    ... to life imprisonment today for bribe-taking, a court said, the first high-ranking bureaucrat to be jailed in the corruption crackdown overseen by President Xi Jinping. Wang Suyi, 53, was last year ... corrupt officials, warning that graft could destroy the ruling party. Corruption causes widespread public anger in China and the drive has been widely touted. At least 10 mainland provinces have ...




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