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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Guangdong cracks down on hundreds of 'naked officials'

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:58am by HUIFENG HE

    ... Huifeng He huifeng.he@scmp.com Hundreds of cadres demoted, relocated or forced into early retirement Guangdong cracks down on 'naked officials' More than 800 officials across Guangdong whose spouses and children have emigrated overseas have been penalised with demotions or "position adjustments", according to the provincial authorities. A statement published ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Guangzhou's party boss Wan Qingliang, a rising political star, now facing graft investigation

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 05:18pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Wan's predecessors Huang Huahua and Zhu Xiaodan were both promoted to Guangdong governor after holding the post. The brief notice by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection yesterday ... for Guangdong officials. "[News of the detention] is a bombshell to us," said a Guangzhou official who declined to be named. Wan was seen as having a bright future after rising up the ranks ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Probes find new problems at Three Gorges Corp, State Grid and China Southern Power Grid

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:57am by Keith Zhai and Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keith Zhai and Keira Lu Huang Irregularities found at state-run power firms Authorities appear to have tightened their hold on the largest state-owned enterprises, in the latest effort to curb corruption seen as undermining the economy and the Communist Party. In two separate statements yesterday, Xinhua said investigations into the China Three Gorges Corporation, ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Senior Guangdong official Zhou Zhenhong gets suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Death sentence reprieve for Maoming party boss A former senior provincial official from Guangdong was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve ... heard that Zhou Zhenhong, the ex-chief of Guangdong's United Front Work Department, took advantage of his role to sell official positions, including political advisory seats, and took ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Superstitious world of corrupt politicians

    Posted May 05th 2014, 01:32pm by Mimi Lau

    ... activities”. State-run Xinhua cited the case of Ye Shuyang, a former public security chief in Shaoguan in Guangdong province who took more than 34 million yuan in bribes. On the night before he ... at a Buddhist temple at the start of the Lunar New Year, Xinhua reported. A former provincial police chief in Guangdong also advised that the front entrance to the Asia International Hotel in Guangzhou ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    ‘Stairway to Heaven’ official faces corruption charges

    Posted May 05th 2014, 04:53pm by Li Jing

    ... effort by provincial leaders instead of giving a detailed account of the situation on the ground. Yaan officials who spoke to the newspaper also criticised Xu for failing to boost the economy ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Wukan protest leader Yang Semao arrested, accused of taking bribes

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:37pm by Echo Hui

    ... a businessman in his late 40s, helped lead a series of mass protests after officials in the eastern Guangdong village sold one of its last pieces of collectively owned land to developers without ...

  8. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    Guangdong official makes 100m yuan by monopolising county's school uniforms

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 03:21pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com As children return to schools across China, a county in Guangdong province is coming to terms with a corruption case in its education bureau, ... deputy head of the Zijin county educational department in eastern Guangdong, profited by an estimated 100 million yuan (HK$126.8 million) after he awarded the company the exclusive right ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    More Communist Party officials expected to flee abroad

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:48am by Keith Zhai

    ... this year. Hundreds of officials in Guangdong province were required to disclose details of their finances in January, but the information was not made public. The annual report suggests the scheme ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Vice-mayor of Guangzhou Cao Jianliao investigated over ‘discipline’

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 03:28pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong A top official in Guangdong is being investigated for “serious discipline violations”, which is often a euphemism for corruption, state media said on Friday. The official, Cao Jianliao, is vice-mayor of Guangzhou and Communist Party chief of Zengcheng, a built-up district on the southern fringes of Guangdong’s provincial capital, Xinhua news agency said. ...




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