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  1. Business - Companies - INVESTIGATIONS

    Multinational lens makers fined for price fixing

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by TOH HAN SHIH AND REUTERS

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com NDRC imposes penalties of more than 19m yuan on at least five manufacturers after investigation Multinational lens makers fined for price fixing At least five multinational lens manufacturers were fined a total of more than 19 million yuan (HK$23.8 million) for price fixing in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong province, the National Development ...

  2. Multinationals caught in web of corruption

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... counterparts by stressing integrity and ethics. But now, the multinational firms have become targets of Beijing's anti-corruption drive alongside domestic companies as increasing commercial ... of the year, up 20 per cent year on year. 'Cases of corrupt practices in multinational companies should not come as a surprise,' consulting firm Apco's mainland managing director Patrick ...

  3. Sacred cow multinationals in the firing line

    Posted Aug 17th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and ordinary mainlanders. This will make it even more difficult for the multinationals to do business in a culture that is deeply rooted in corruption, with officials openly soliciting kickbacks ... Wang Xiangwei For top executives of the multinational conglomerates keenly and warily watching the latest developments of the Rio Tinto case unfolding on the mainland, some of them can ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The end of irresponsible business practices by multinationals in China

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON ZADEK

    ... Simon Zadek Simon Zadek says Beijing's crackdown on misconduct by foreign multinationals signals an end to the days of irresponsible business practices in China. And that can only be good for Chinese consumers and firms Ethical era Multinational corporations are under siege in China. In recent months, the government has levelled a series of allegations of corporate ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Food safety must be a priority for government and companies

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it was a question of when, not if, the country's image would be tarnished by another scandal. Multinational fast-food chains have been caught up again in a rotten-meat scandal exposed in an undercover ... it is no wonder Chinese joke that nothing is safe to eat. Never a truer word was spoken in jest. Multinationals, in particular, were assumed to have rigorous quality control to protect their brands, ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China announces corruption probe into former security chief Zhou Yongkang

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

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Official probe into Zhou Yongkang ends rule protecting party's highest officials from corruption charges- and strengthens President Xi's hand ... the highest ranking Communist Party officials for corruption. Zhou, who retired from the Politburo Standing Committee in 2012, is being probed for "serious disciplinary violations"- ...

  7. News - China

    China establishes office to pursue corrupt officials who flee the country

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:26pm

    ... a new office to go after corrupt officials who have fled abroad and retrieve their illicit funds, an official says. The International Cooperation Bureau is merged from the former foreign affairs office and corruption prevention office. It is part of the reorganisation of the secretive Central Committee of Discipline Inspection (CCDI), which began last year, Xie Guanghui, a deputy ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California State Senator Leland Yee faces new charges in Chinatown corruption case

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 03:07pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Senator charged again in Chinatown graft case A US federal grand jury charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping crime and corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown. A new indictment charged Senator Leland Yee with racketeering and conspiracy "to ...

  9. Business - China Business - GRAFT

    Whistle-blowers spearhead fight against corruption in China

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 11:09am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Common feature in graft prosecutions is use of social media to expose officials for misconduct Whistle-blowers a new force in fight against corruption A new and increasingly important tool in China's fight against corruption is whistle-blowing, a cause for concern among multinationals, analysts say. "One theme that current ...


    Anti-corruption team set up in Beijing county to help keep an eye on cadres after work

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:13pm by Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com

    ... and if relatives are also officials A county in Beijing is setting up an anti-corruption team to keep an eye on cadres so that they behave themselves away from work. Miyun county’s team of about 100 ... introduced rules to prevent rich people paying bribes to gain official positions in the government. The anti-corruption measures come amid the nation’s broadest and boldest campaign to fight ...




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