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  1. Business - Comment - MACROSCOPE

    Why Xi Jinping's corruption purge may soon make its way to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:50am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... at the heart of a massive and flagrantly illegal hacking enterprise that exerted corrupt influence to the very top of Britain's most powerful institutions- including the police and political ... under its control (with a further 145,000 under the control of local and provincial governments) have harboured corrupt networks and politically significant patronage networks, there is clearly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1612340/why-xi-jinpings-corruption-purge-may-soon-make-its-way-hong-kong
  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 - China - CORRUPTION

    Hong Kong first target of China's new pursuit of corrupt officials

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by Angela Meng

    ... anti-corruption campaign intensifies. "It is clearly part of an increasing rhetorical and practical urgency to the anti-corruption campaign," said Rana Mitter, a professor of Chinese politics ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com HK first stop in hunt for corrupt cadres who fled China's top legal supervisory body will launch a six-month campaign targeting suspects of corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1602643/hong-kong-first-target-chinas-new-pursuit-corrupt-officials
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Nicolas Sarkozy corruption probe suspended as former French president eyes comeback

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:46pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris A corruption and influence-peddling investigation launched in July against former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been suspended, days after he dramatically announced a political comeback. The Paris appeals court decided on Tuesday to freeze the probe pending a study of a request by Sarkozy to have it dismissed, a source close to the enquiry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599533/nicolas-sarkozy-corruption-probe-suspended-former-french-president-eyes
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To win war against corruption, Xi Jinping must tackle the rot within the system

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 12:26pm by CURTIS CHIN

    ... former governors, from both major US political parties, who have been convicted of corruption in recent years after having had their day in court, or admitting the charges in a plea deal. ... anti-corruption efforts to succeed in the long run, Xi must pair this latest campaign with the more difficult political and systemic reforms. Otherwise, his efforts may well be perceived as little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1598616/win-war-against-corruption-xi-must-tackle-rot-within-system
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian court convicts powerful politician and former film star of corruption

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 08:34pm by AFP

    ... party, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, or DMK. Jayalalithaa has always dismissed the corruption charge, first brought by a rival politician in 1996, as politically motivated. She was charged ... Agence France-Presse in Bangalore Veteran politician and former film star Jayalalithaa Jayaram convicted of corruption in case that first began in 1997 Ex-film star politician jailed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1602432/indian-court-convicts-powerful-politician-and-former-film-star-corruption
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH ASIA

    Bhutto heir makes political debut at huge Karachi rally amid tight security

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Karachi Son of assassinated former Pakistani prime minister Benazir and ex-president Zardari attends big Karachi rally amid tight security Thousands hail political ... political debut. Ultra-tight security measures were in place for the rally in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi, where huge crowds of supporters sang and danced, waving the flag of Bhutto's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1619659/bhutto-heir-makes-political-debut-huge-karachi-rally-amid-tight-security
  8. 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
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Our dirty politics are dragging down the quality of public discourse

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:08am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Dirty politics dragging down discourse Hong Kong's protests may not have become more violent, but our politics are getting a lot dirtier. That may be expected ... Chun-ying have both caught the attention of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, thanks to unauthorised leaks of private documents obtained through illegal means. A fresh batch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1613988/our-dirty-politics-are-dragging-down-quality-public
  10. 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

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