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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Findings of graft probe into former security chief Zhou Yongkang set to be revealed

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 07:12am by Staff Reporters

    ... The leaders also intend to defend the probe into the former Politburo Standing Committee member, saying the inquiry followed the party's constitution and was not driven by a political power ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Three more aides of ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang axed from Party for graft

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 06:36pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Petroleum Corporation (CNPC); Li Dongsheng, the former vice-minister of public security; and Wang Yongchun, a former deputy general manager of CNPC. The Politburo also said on Monday that former PLA ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Energy giant CNPC reviews internal anti-graft efforts

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 12:43pm by Zhang Hong

    ... and officials and executives outside the company. CNPC was regarded as a key power base for Zhou, who headed the company in the 1990s. Zhou, a former member of the supreme Politburo Standing Committee, has been under investigation by the leadership since December. For decades, Politburo Standing Committee members have followed an unwritten rule they would not charge current or past members ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    ‘I was framed’: Court outburst by mining tycoon Liu Han as he is sentenced to death

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 02:59pm by Keith Zhai

    ... campaign. Zhou, a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee, is under detention while he is investigated for corruption. People familiar with the situation said Zhou used to ask Liu Han ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Chinese official drops first hint that Zhou Yongkang will be probed for corruption

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:05pm by Keith Zhai

    ... of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee. State media had remained tight-lipped but now some articles have started to link him and his son Zhou Bin- currently the subject of a graft probe. The announcement would mark the end of the party's unwritten rule that members of the Politburo Standing Committee, including retirees, can be exempted from investigation for economic crimes. ...


    Li Keqiang not asked about Zhou Yongkang case, after reporters warned

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 12:27pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Xilai, who was then Chongqing party chief and a Politburo member. Wen criticised Bo's policies and his handling of his former police chief Wang Lijun's attempted defection to a US ... Politburo Standing Committee member, was under way. At the news conference before the opening of the annual meeting of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the nation's ...

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

    Silence surrounding ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang speaks louder than words

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:19am by Cary Huang

    ... state-controlled news media. Last week, the Southern Metropolis Weekly carried a report on retired members in the 17th Politburo Standing Committee, of which Zhou was a member. The report detailed ... chief Hu Yaobang's residence. On April 3, influential former Politburo Standing Committee member Wu Bangguo visited the White Cloud Temple, a Taoist institution in Beijing. Last Saturday, ...

  8. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    Did Xi Jinping bypass Zhou Yongkang in his 'consultation' with retired Party leaders?

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 02:02pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... speculation on which ones he chose not to confer with. There are at least 19 retired Politburo members still living, and Xi consulted 17 of them on how to pursue his campaign against graft, Xinhua ... The report did not name the elders Xi had consulted.  These consultations preceded an extraordinary meeting by the current Politburo on “four styles” – the party-speak for lean and efficient ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China anti-graft agency denies going on political witch-hunt

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Zhang Hong

    ... security tsar Zhou Yongkang, a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee. The claim that the anti-graft work was selective is groundless Du Zhizhou, article's author Some have ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Firms profited in 'shady coal-rights deals'

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Li Jing, Zhang Hong

    ... to open a corruption investigation into the former member of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee. The three companies in Shaanxi acquired exploration permits in an area of 580 square ...




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