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  1. News - China - NEPOTISM

    Top Communist Party unit to tighten rules on rapid promotions

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Central Organisation Department, its top personnel management organ, has pledged to apply a tougher yardstick to the exceptionally rapid promotion of cadres following a spate of nepotism ... of benefiting from nepotism. Wang Fang, 29, the secretary of the youth league committee in Leiyang county, Hunan, was criticised after she was confirmed to be the daughter-in-law of Lei Qiusheng, ...

  2. News - China

    Official nepotism figure among China's civil servant jobs draws scepticism

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 01:41pm by Amy Li

    ... care, and exclusive retirement plans. In addition to nepotism, civil servants are also repeatedly criticised for corruption.. In an obvious attempt to pacify online anger, an official at State ...

  3. Reciprocity

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to bypassing red tape. Wasta has been a way of life for decades and it has become synonymous with wholesale nepotism, with many, and often unqualified, family relations working within the same firm. ...

  4. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    Hunan city targets 'hometown clubs' to curb nepotism and favouritism

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 01:36pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... however, where allegiance to superiors is key to a successful career, Chenzhou has found these associations to be tied with nepotism and corruption. Ongoing investigations into the circle around ...

  5. News - China

    25-year-old Shandong town mayor resigns over allegations of nepotism

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 04:43pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A 25-year-old town mayor in Shandong resigned on Sunday along with her father, the head of a municipal department, after her meteoric rise through the ranks was cut short by allegations of nepotism, Xinhua reported. But the simultaneous resignations did not conclude the matter as Jining city discipline inspection authority said it would continue ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance

    Everbright Bank says nepotism played no role in JPMorgan hire

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China Everbright Bank’s decision to hire JPMorgan Chase to underwrite its initial public offering in Hong Kong was not linked to the US bank hiring the son of a high-level executive linked to the Chinese firm, a spokesman for the Chine ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Nepotism puts system for promotions in spotlight

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Guidelines governing the appointment of party officials are too general, says Xinhua, leading to adoption of so-called 'hidden rules' Nepotism fury puts system for promotion in spotlight A dragon begets a dragon, a phoenix begets a phoenix and the son of a mouse is good at digging holes, goes the Chinese idiom. Sadly, however, a culture of nepotism ...

  8. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Son also Rises: nepotism doesn't disappear in China, it just gets a promotion

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of nepotism as nothing more than officials treating their positions as hereditary titles to be passed on to their children. Riding the rocket is just the latest form of rampant official corruption ... and children of corrupt officials. A cursory look at how the children of officials have benefited from nepotism throughout the history of the People's Republic makes interesting reading. ...

  9. News - China - LIAONING

    'Pretty post-80s' vice-mayor accused of nepotism

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 07:14pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Controversy is being stirred up in Liaoning province, after the young, recently-appointed female vice-mayor of Donggang was found to have scored the lowest among 25 candidates in a selections test. Dong Haitao, 32, was slammed across the intern ...

  10. Universities cannot progress until nepotism is weeded out

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when it comes to postgraduate courses. All applicants at all local universities are required to get referees and this is a major flaw in the application process, because it encourages nepotism ... favours those with good family backgrounds or a strong academic network. We must eradicate nepotism to get rid of the inequality in our universities. Kendra Ip, Hung Hom ...




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