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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA reshuffle strengthens Xi Jinping's hand in corruption fight

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Two key 'princelings' are set for promotion as president targets corruption and aims to turn world's largest army into a battle-ready force Reshuffle in PLA to strengthen Xi's hand President Xi Jinping will promote two People's Liberation Army generals closely associated with him in a move to deepen the anti-corruption drive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1597643/pla-reshuffle-strengthens-xi-jinpings-hand-corruption-fight
  2. 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
  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Khaleda Zia loses court fight to stop corruption case against her

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Supreme Court rules against claims that a judge at a lower court was appointed illegally Court rejects Zia move to quash corruption case Bangladesh's ... the trial, has called the charges politically motivated and aimed at destroying the BNP, which has vowed to topple the government of her arch-rival, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Zia was charged just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592596/khaleda-zia-loses-court-fight-stop-corruption-case-against-her
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Transparency and strong rule of law are key to fighting corruption

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:37pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe The same man leading the anti-corruption drive has initiated judiciary reforms, but it doesn't mean accused party bosses will get a fair trial Rule of law vs urge to purge Corruption is a drag on economic development as well as a cause of inequity, so it is perhaps not surprising that China's anti-corruption campaign seems to be getting a robust, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1593084/transparent-and-strong-rule-law-are-key-fighting-corruption
  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Extent of corruption in municipal bodies poses 'biggest obstacle' in battle against graft

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:44am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ming, a professor of political science at Renmin University, said that such widely entrenched corruption at the local level was even more of a problem than corrupt senior officials. ... Staff Reporter Corruption-riddled municipal bodies 'greatest challenge' for bribe-busters Watchdog startled by extent of local graft Rampant corruption at the municipal level ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1592652/extent-corruption-municipal-bodies-poses-biggest-obstacle-battle-against
  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Cap powers of top party officials to halt China's corruption, analysts say

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Cary Huang

    ... to supervise the No1 leaders. This gives rise to the corruption in such officials," he said. Xiaoyu Pu, professor of political science at the University of Nevada, said corruption was inevitable ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Analysts insist that party leadership system and absence of checks and balances to blame for corruption among senior officialdom 'Cap powers' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1583237/cap-powers-stop-rot-top-officialdom
  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Wang Qishan's most important mission to date: dousing the flames of corruption

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 07:21am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... clear his thinking on the anti-corruption campaign. In a speech to standing committee members of the political advisory body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Wang ... battle When Wang Qishan was named head of the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency in late 2012 as part of a sweeping reshuffle of the top leadership, the announcement was greeted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587462/wang-qishans-most-important-mission-date-dousing-flames-corruption
  8. News - World - BRAZIL

    Dozens of Brazilian politicians implicated in Petrobras corruption scandal

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:04pm by Reuters

    ... presidential race has been shaken up by a corruption scandal allegedly involving state-run oil firm Petrobras and dozens of lawmakers, with both leading candidates forced onto the defensive after ... The revelations are a headache for President Dilma Rousseff, undermining her reputation for zero tolerance on corruption just as she is slipping in the polls ahead of the October 5 election. It could also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587964/dozens-brazilian-politicians-implicated-petrobras-corruption-scandal
  9. News - China - SOCIETY

    Chasing riches led China down the path of corruption, say party elders' children

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Andrea Chen

    ... its political system and the rule of law to prevent corruption, and that the leadership needed to introduce better policies instead of carrying out more revolutionary campaigns. "The ... for corruption The all-out pursuit of wealth and economic growth, and empty moral slogans, are to blame for rampant corruption in the Communist Party, children of several party elders have said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586874/chasing-riches-led-china-down-path-corruption-say-party-elders-children
  10. News - China - ANTI-CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN

    China's mooncake cutbacks blamed on cadres' overreaction to corruption crackdown

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:20pm by Keira Lu Huang Keira.huang@scmp.com

    ... reportedly vowed to combat “mooncake corruption” and other traditions that could be used for illicit official gain, during a speech at the people’s political consultative conference standing ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Social media users criticise editorial that said anti-graft chief's vow to combat 'mooncake corruption' never meant Mid-Autumn Festival ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587822/mainlands-mooncake-cutbacks-blamed-cadres-overreaction-corruption

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