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  1. Hu intolerant of graft in PLA, analysts say

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan President Hu Jintao's warning against 'hedonism and individualism' among the military's top brass reflected his intolerance of rampant corruption inside the People's Liberation Army, military analysts have said. A circular released recently by Mr Hu, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), listed seven accusations against ...

  2. Protesting Chen supporters target judge's home

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The home of the judge who handed down controversial life sentences in the graft case against former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian and his wife, Wu Shu-chen, has become ... of the pro-independence Taiwan Society, protested outside Tsai's home yesterday. Breaking months of silence, Tsai said he had been under such immense pressure when handling the case that he had to disguise ...

  3. 'Verdict a warning to politicians to keep their hands out of the cookie jar'

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The trial of former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian may have caused a rupture in the pro-independence 'green camp', but it heralds a new stage in the island's ... to score political points by organising protests against Chen's sentence. 'Chen still has 5 to 10 per cent of the public's approval in southern Taiwan, which is very important ...

  4. Anti-graft watchdog must be free of local influence, says party school

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The Communist Party should establish an independent anti-graft body answerable only to the central leadership in order to better fight corruption, a publication run by the Central Party School said. The Central Commission for Discipline Commission- the Communist Party's top anti-graft watchdog- lacked the independence, authority and executive power to do its ...

  5. Chen to make new appeal for freedom

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Lawyer to question change in judges Taiwan's jailed former president Chen Shui-bian will launch a fresh appeal today against his detention, while the detention centre ... As a result, the High Court appointed Judge Tsai Shou-hsun, who is also in charge of Chen's wife's corruption case, and two other assessors to take over the case last week. Chen, 57, ...

  6. Cadres put their partners on graft watch

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... evidence that the authorities took fighting corruption seriously. 'When the press becomes a political propaganda tool; when an independent judiciary means [a threat] to the party's ... Minnie Chan More than 200 cadres in Lanzhou, Gansu province, have signed a pledge to keep watch on their spouses in the latest Communist Party strategy to curb corruption. The cadres made ...

  7. China's political force

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... but thorough system of commissars and political departments at every level of the armed forces. Ultimately, the PLA take orders from the Central Military Commission (CMC), not from the Ministry ... and Deng Xiaoping- a close ally of Ye and a respected military leader himself- took over. The second time was more tragic. Driven by anger and disappointment at widespread corruption, hundreds ...

  8. Anti-graft hero counts the cost

    Posted Jan 28th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... and my actions against corruption have followed party directives, because Chairman Mao, Comrade Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin and even Hu Jintao have urged us to fight graft. 'So, I condemn ... Li Wanming has run up debts fighting corruption but earned only animosity, writes Minnie Chan The Lunar New Year will bring little joy to self-appointed graft-buster Li Wanming, who has ...



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