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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China jails activists for urging officials to disclose assets, says lawyer

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 12:40pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... in Beijing said on its microblog. They were charged with “gathering a crowd to disturb public order”, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison. But Sui Muqing, a lawyer representing ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    How Chinese reporters have turned to weibo to expose corruption

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... gained popularity among journalists. "Since so many people are using their microblogs to disclose corruption, why don't I try it using my real name?" Luo Changping, 32, recalled ... hands using his microblog account, hoping to get the attention of the Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog. "The biggest risk for me ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China blocks foreign news sites that reported on elite’s offshore holdings

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 05:45pm by The Guardian in Beijing

    ... of the Spanish newspaper El Pais, another of the media partners, appeared to be inaccessible. The ICIJ’s Sina Weibo microblog account was disabled. Some users posted the Chinese-language version ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Dongguan police officers detained for spreading online rumours, report says

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 04:29pm by Mimi Lau, Jeremy Blum

    ... the smear campaign began at the end of last year and ran to this June, with postings on all major microblogging platforms and online forums. The poster claimed to be a woman police officer who ... and illegal obtain land and run internet cafes. The postings were combined with graphics, attracting over a million followers on Sina microblogs. Dozens of mainland media have reported the allegation. ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Henan lawmaker caught out in intimate photo scandal

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 12:17pm by WU NAN

    ... of Luo Zhiyuan, a deputy of the Henan provincial People's Congress, posted photos of herself and Luo on her microblog, The Beijing News reported on Monday. Li claimed she and Luo had been ...

  6. Business - China Business - CORRUPTION

    Top energy regulator 'facing probe' over magazine's graft allegations

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Luo said on his Sina microblog: "Not only is this matter accepted, an investigation has been launched." He did not name the government authority he said had accepted his allegations. ... on the matter before there was any official conclusion and announcement. Luo first posted the accusations on his microblog last month. Luo did not answer calls to his mobile phone. The energy ...

  7. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    Top official first target in state-publishing corruption investigation

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 07:43pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... using party speak for an investigation into allegations of embezzlement or bribery. Internet users were quick to find Qi’s Sina Weibo microblog, where in a post from April of last year Qi had ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Nanjing mayor Ji Jianye placed under disciplinary investigation

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 10:39pm by Staff Reporters

    ... officials. Ji made his last public appearance on Tuesday, attending a meeting to discuss a local river project, according to the official microblog of the city's water department. A source said ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Social media seen as new weapon in graft-busting in China

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... magazine, who posted the allegations on his microblog account, which has tens of thousands of followers. Luo became the first widely recognised figure to make such accusations against a sitting ... microblog comments on December 6, even though the National Energy Administration (NEA), of which Liu was in charge, issued an official statement equating Luo's accusations to libel and rumour. ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    App that lets Chongqing residents report cadre graft fails to impress

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... and to raise awareness about graft-related crimes. News of the app was met with positive reaction by some internet users who thought it was well-intentioned, but most people discussing it on microblogs ...




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