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  1. 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

    ... Xu 'should be tried in public' A People's Liberation Army veteran and legal expert has called for public courts martial of disgraced retired top general Xu Caihou and deputy ... Zeng Zhiping said the Communist Party should use Xu's case to show its determination to improve the army's transparency and redouble its modernisation push. Experts claimed the idea ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    PLA General Gu Junshan faces court martial as prosecutors press four graft charges

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:25pm by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Senior general on corruption charges A former deputy logistics chief of the People's Liberation Army was charged with corruption yesterday ... of the National People's Congress last month that the authorities had wrapped up the Gu inquiry. Allegations against Gu have been extensively reported by the mainland media. In January, Caixin.com ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    PLA to set up local 'watchdog' offices to monitor graft and protect troops' rights

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:06pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com PLA going local with new military oversight The Communist Party and the People's Liberation Army are setting up offices at the local government level to better monitor soldiers for illegal activities and to address any grievances. The move comes amid a drive by the leadership to clean up the military, improve morale and root out graft without ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Two major generals detained as Sichuan graft probes widen

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 03:21pm by Keith Zhai

    ... the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, although no reason was given for the move. His house had been searched by the authorities, the sources said. The other officer, Wei Jin, 55, is a vice-commissar in the Tibet military region. He was promoted to the role in 2011. He previously held senior military posts in Sichuan, including as senior army propaganda officer ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    PLA cracks down on housing, cars in anti-graft campaign, offical report says

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 05:25pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing People's Liberation Army newspaper says military cleared 27,000 illegally-occupied apartments and reduced official cars by 29,000 following Xi Jinping's vow ... in the official PLA Daily newspaper on Saturday. The People’s Liberation Army also reduced the number of military vehicles by 29,000 between June and December, the PLA Daily reported. No comparative ...

  6. 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

    ... the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. He could face the death penalty if convicted. "His case is serious and leaves a vile impact," Xinhua cited a Politburo statement ... a year. A retired senior officer in the PLA said the decision to press charges was partly made to counter anger among some retired senior army officers over Xu's alleged corruption. Some ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    CPPCC vice-chairman Su Rong probed for 'disciplinary violations': state media

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 07:13pm by Adrian Wan

    ... violations", the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said. Su Rong, vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, is under suspicion of violating party rules ... of the People's Congress of Xinyu in Jiangxi province, tipped off visiting graft-busters that Su's wife was suspected of corruption in several land and construction deals, according to a report ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    'Corruption probe' general helps pen defence book

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... A retired senior People's Liberation Army general who was rumoured to have been under investigation amid allegations of corruption, has penned a preface for a military book, according ... Xu's first appearance in the public eye since early March, when he was conspicuously absent from the annual two sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Liaoning CPPCC member probed over triad links

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... all of his former wives, mistresses and children at a luxury complex formed by a group of villas spanning several hectares behind a People's Liberation Army garrison in Taihe district, ... of the Liaoning committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, admitted that he has three sons and a daughter by his three former wives, according to report on Xinhua's ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Beijing to step up crackdown on military corruption

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:14am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China is stepping up a crackdown on perks for military officials, targeting extravagant wedding ceremonies and funerals as it widens a graft probe into the use of public funds for banquets, travel and gifts, state media reported. Perks enjoyed by officials of the People’s Liberation Army, including the use of secretaries, are among the issues being investigated ...




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