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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Party watchdog investigates Inner Mongolia deputy head Pan Yiyang

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:15am by Staff Reporters

    ... Mongolia is the latest official to come under a corruption cloud, with the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog announcing yesterday that he was under internal investigation. Pan Yiyang, 53, ... administration launched a crackdown on corruption in late 2012. In July, Pan's former standing committee colleague, Wang Suyi, was sentenced to life in prison by a Beijing court for taking 10 ...

  2. News - China

    Graft-busters say corruption is a scourge of the developed West

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:47am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Corruption plagues the West, says graft agency Corruption is common in the West and has its roots in its political system, according to an article published ... series House of Cards and American Gangster had left Chinese viewers wondering whether corruption was as common as the dramas portray. "A close look shows corruption is still common ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Hong Kong's graft-busters a model for Asia Pacific, says US official

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... to Independent Commission Against Corruption Commissioner Simon Peh Yun-lu on Thursday that the city could host workshops for Apec members to impart the graft-buster's tricks of the trade. ... corruption," he said. "Certainly we hope this will continue." Under China's chairmanship, Apec has ramped up cooperation in the fight against corruption. Last month, members met ...

  4. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    Shanxi official dumps mistress by making her sign '400,000-yuan termination deal'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 12:44pm by James Griffiths

    ... an ongoing crackdown on corruption in coal-rich Shanxi. In the past six months, five provincial leaders have been sacked, including four from the local party committee. An emergency provincial party congress has been called for September 28 to fill the numerous vacant positions.  On Sunday, a city level official fell to his death following questioning by anti-corruption investigators,  Caixin  ...


    China’s elite engineering club writes anti-corruption measure into new charter

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 05:27pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... new charter yesterday, the Beijing Times  reports. The academy said the move was to reduce corruption and increase academic independence, without citing specific cases. Membership in the CAE ... However, there had for years been suspicion and criticisms that there was corruption in its ranks, and reforms had been slow. The association came under stronger pressure to reform after two ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    China seizes 88 fugitives in overseas 'fox hunt' for financial criminals

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 02:45pm by Andrea Chen

    ... officials' The lack of extradition treaties and law enforcement agreements with foreign countries are the major challenges mainland detectives face as the hunt for corruption suspects abroad gatheres pace, police and legal experts said. The mainland authorities launched a campaign dubbed Fox Hunt 2014 in July to track down suspects facing corruption charges, or other economic offences, who ...

  7. Sport - Soccer

    Fifa bans Beckenbauer for failing to cooperate in corruption inquiry

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 12:58am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Brazilia German World Cup-winning player and coach Franz Beckenbauer was banned for 90 days by Fifa on Friday after failing to cooperate in a corruption inquiry into the bidding ... committee colleague Mohamed Bin Hammam bribed fellow members to ensure Qatar would win the vote. Bin Hammam has been banned from football for life over separate corruption allegations. Qatar has ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Former Egyptian interior minister Habib Al-Adly cleared of corruption

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Former minister cleared of corruption An Egyptian court yesterday acquitted former Hosni Mubarak interior minister Habib Al-Adly of corruption in a retrial ... on corruption charges, while his two sons Alaa and Gamal received four-year terms. They were accused of embezzling more than 100 million Egyptian pounds (HK$108 million) earmarked for the maintenance ...

  9. News - China

    Mayor of Ziyang city, Deng Quanzhong, under investigation

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:19pm

    ... of the people that Li trusted the most,” the Southern Weekly quoted a source as saying. Li was expelled from the Communist Party in April amid a corruption investigation. Zhou, formerly a member of the party's powerful Politburo, is the highest-ranking party official to be caught up in the government’s anti-corruption crackdown, and his case shattered a party taboo in which retired officials ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Corruption claims sour mood of Brazil's World Cup party

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:45pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Kevin Rafferty doubts even great play on the field can detract from Fifa's rot Corruption claims sour mood of football's biggest party Can the footballers rescue ... for supporting him, and he will be difficult to dethrone. Let the beautiful game of games begin and banish the corruption. If only it were that easy. Kevin Rafferty started his career writing about ...




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