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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy says French justice twisted by politics in corruption probe

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:31pm by Reuters in Paris

    ... Reuters in Paris Conservative politician complains of political persecution by the judiciary after he was placed under investigation for allegedly using his influence to gain details of an earlier investigation Former President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Wednesday France’s justice system was being used for political ends, after he was put under investigation on suspicion of using his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545445/ex-president-sarkozy-says-french-justice-twisted-politics-corruption
  2. News - China - ANTI-GRAFT CAMPAIGN

    Author lends encouragement to anti-corruption drive

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 12:11pm by Andrea Chen

    ... – which he called an “important factor” in corruption. “Corruption is a social issue, and we should not tie it to any political system,” Ling said. He added that a “comparatively centralised” political system could root out corruption, as long as it is led by wise top officials. Every country faces the issue regardless of its ideology. But the corruption issues China faces today, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557445/author-lends-encouragement-anti-corruption-drive
  3. News - China - ANTI-GRAFT DRIVE

    Tianjin police chief detained by CCDI for alleged corruption

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 02:16pm by Li Jing

    ... for suspected corruption The head of the police in Tianjin has been detained for suspected corruption. The Communist Party's anti-graft agency said yesterday that Wu Changshun (pictured) has been held for suspected serious violations of law and party discipline, a phrase often used to refer to corruption. Wu is also a deputy chairman of the municipality's political advisory body. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556720/tianjin-police-chief-detained-ccdi
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Defiant Nicolas Sarkozy out to claim ultimate victory despite corruption probes

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN, AFP

    ... the outlook is not quite as rosy. The drip-drip negative impact of being constantly linked to corruption cases appears to have chipped away at his standing with voters on the right of the political ... Agencies in Paris Despite being placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption, France's former 'bling bling' president has his eyes on the Elysee Palace Defiant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547461/defiant-nicolas-sarkozy-out-claim-ultimate-victory-despite-corruption
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Corruption seen as 'socially acceptable': law professor

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... breaking the law; what is scarier is how corruption is seen as socially acceptable." He said he was worried about keeping the rule of law intact in a city currently embroiled in political ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Former dean is alarmed at erosion of social values and fears for judicial independence Corruption seen as 'acceptable': law professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554971/corruption-seen-socially-acceptable-law-professor
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Corrupt officials can be shown no mercy

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the Central Military Commission and a member of the Politburo. Xu is the highest-ranking PLA officer ever to face prosecution for corruption. Military and political rank alone do not convey the full ... SCMP Editorial No mercy for corrupt officials The Communist Party has announced some high-profile expulsions in the same week as its 93rd anniversary- a reminder that President Xi Jinping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546025/corrupt-officials-can-be-shown-no-mercy
  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China seizes US$14.5b assets from family, associates of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 02:18pm by Reuters

    ... tsar Zhou Yongkang, who is at the centre of China's biggest corruption scandal in more than six decades, two sources said. More than 300 of Zhou's relatives, political allies, ... Reuters in Beijing Sources close to the graft investigation in to retired domestic security tsar Zhou Yongkang say anti-corruption authorities have confiscated assets worth at least 90 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1460962/china-seizes-us145b-assets-family-associates-ex-security-chief-zhou
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To curb corruption, China must do more than taking down tigers

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by Chang Ping

    ... is accountable to no one. The corruption crackdowns that such leaders initiate are often no more than a campaign to take down political rivals and cement their own authority. No matter how many people ... Chang Ping Chang Ping says the problem with China's fight against corruption has never been the lack of examples to serve as a deterrent: the arrest of top officials alone won't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546654/curb-corruption-china-must-do-more-taking-down-tigers
  9. News - China - CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION

    Wan Qingliang sacked as Guangzhou party boss amid corruption investigation

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:32pm by AFP

    ... the growth of official corruption "doesn't mean the country's system is facing a major crisis". "China's national pathway to prosperity and the fundamental political ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Move comes days after rising political star was held for 'grave violations to party discipline' The Communist Party has dismissed its Guangzhou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543506/wan-qingliang-sacked-guangzhou-party-boss-amid-corruption-investigation
  10. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    House of Cards embodies the corruption in American politics, says Chinese ambassador

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 08:28pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... of the characteristics and corruption that is present in American politics,” said Cui Tiankai, speaking as a participant on a televised People’s Daily panel coinciding with the Chinese People’s Political ... competition and corruption largely mirrored recent affairs. “Currently, Americans are arguing and debating on how their two political parties have become so extreme,” Cui said. “Many things can never ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1447222/house-cards-embodies-disadvantages-bipartisan-american-politics

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