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  1. 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 ... and non-communist groups. He was convicted of bribery and sentenced to life in prison by the First Intermediate People's Court of Beijing, the court said on its official account on Weibo. He ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    How much wealth had Zhou Yongkang's family amassed before the former security tsar's fall?

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:55am by Keira Lu Huang, LAURA ZHOU

    ... is serving life imprisonment for bribery, embezzlement, and abuse of power. Although Bo didn't have that many family associates involved in business dealing on such a big scale, many argued ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China announces corruption probe into former security chief Zhou Yongkang

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 06:06pm by Keith Zhai

    ... power. Bo is now serving life in prison for corruption. "I believe Zhou is likely to be tried in public just like Bo," said Zhang. "And he will receive a harsher penalty ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Disgraced generals Xu Caihou and Gu Yunshan should have open trials, military law expert says

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:21am by Minnie Chan

    ... received a life sentence for graft. "Bo was just a local official, but both Xu and Gu were top officials in the PLA. Public hearings will definitely expose more senior officials involved ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Former PLA General Xu Caihou to face court martial over graft charges

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:16pm by TEDDY NG IN BEIJING, Keith Zhai and Minnie Chan

    ... chief Bo Xilai, who is serving a life sentence for corruption. The announcement yesterday ended months of uncertainty over how the authorities would handle Xu, and indicated the party might soon ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - CORRUPTION

    Ghana FA wants police to probe friendly organised by 'match fixers'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... the officials had been selected by a bogus investment firm, against Fifa rules. Nyantakyi maintains he never read the contract. These are false allegations and I will never in my life do such a thing ... to fix matches. "These are false allegations and I will never in my life do such a thing," said Nketiah. Forsythe said his claims to be able to arrange rigged matches was "a ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Communist Party sacks brother of scandal-hit top Hu Jintao aide

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 12:26pm

    ... to death with a two-year reprieve – a penalty normally commuted to life imprisonment – for taking 64.6 million yuan in bribes. Officials who have been put under investigation in recent years “have ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Anti-graft body under the spotlight as corruption probes gather pace

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:14pm by Zhang Hong

    ... was sentenced to life imprisonment last year for similar crimes. The CCDI earlier this year expanded its offices from eight to 12, significantly boosting its manpower. Chen Wenqing, deputy head ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Senior Chongqing official Tan Xiwei under investigation for corruption

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 03:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... former Chonqing party boss Bo Xilai was jailed for life for corruption and abuse of power. ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Prosecutors vow to get tough on bribe givers

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:02am by Keith Zhai

    ... for offering bribes currently vary from up to five years in jail to a life sentence. Only those categorised as "extremely serious offences" receive harsher punishment. ...




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