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  1. Shanghai to set up office to hunt officials who fled overseas

    Posted Nov 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Commission Against Corruption. Chau was recently released from jail in Shanghai but still faces charges related to his Hong Kong firms. ... about returning suspects to the mainland to face the death penalty. Rather than use bilateral extradition treaties, Beijing has relied on the United Nations Convention Against Corruption ...

  2. ICAC stymied on fraud suspect

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Norma Connolly

    ... how to provide assistance'. The Shanghai Land boss, once named China's 11th richest man, remains on the Independent Commission Against Corruption's most-wanted list, on which he ...

  3. Tycoon in Shanghai land scandal released from jail

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... nearly $50 million credit from five local banks. Last year, Mr Chau, 45, was put on the Independent Commission Against Corruption's 'most-wanted' list. The graft watchdog alleges ... he spent in detention before his conviction had been set against the jail term. His wife, Mo Yuk-ping, remains in prison in Hong Kong. Having been jailed for 31/2 years for manipulating ...

  4. Guard held over VIP treatment for jailed tycoon

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... considered allowing Mr Chau to apply for a reduction in his term last September, but that was aborted after it became known he was wanted by the Independent Commission Against Corruption in Hong Kong ... year after the local government paid 5 billion yuan to offset its bad debts. The bank and the Shanghai branch of the China Banking Regulatory Commission declined to comment. A group of Shanghai ...

  5. Corruption- the ugly side of the economic reform boom

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... as Mexico- in a survey this year by the independent group Transparency International. China scored 3.6 on a scale of 10, in which 1 is the most corrupt. Another survey showed 148 companies ... and government's legitimacy, they say. Some analysts believe Chen was ousted in a power struggle, not necessarily because he was corrupt, although that allegation was used against him by President Hu ...

  6. With downfall of Chen, the Jiang Zemin era is over

    Posted Sep 26th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Cary Huang, Shi Jiangtao

    ... that Beijing's decisive handling of the latest scandal is in stark contrast to its tepid reaction to the last big corruption case in Shanghai, in 2003. At that time, the party's Central Commission ... Hu, but also a new cycle for the mainland's politics.' Professor Liu said the fight against corruption was an increasingly common theme in recent power struggles, replacing ...

  7. Protests unlikely to force Chen to quit, says expert

    Posted Sep 16th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai A series of noisy protests against Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian which have gripped Taipei over the past week were unlikely to force him to step down despite pressure over corruption scandals, an expert in Taiwan affairs said yesterday. Bruce Jacobs, a professor of Asian Languages and Studies at Australia's Monash University, said he did ...

  8. Clean image, steady hands bode well for city's youngest mayor

    Posted Sep 26th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Han's relative youth and clean image, since he is considered free of scandal from corruption, will help his political rise. Older members of the so-called Shanghai Gang- a faction of leaders ... of the planning commission. People who know Mr Han say he possesses a photographic memory, and is more relaxed at intimate gatherings than public events. He likes to play tennis and has matched his skills ...



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