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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 - 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
  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Reshuffle to clean up Shanxi politics: top official

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:06am by Angela Meng, Teddy Ng

    ... Angela Meng and Teddy Ng in Beijing Reshuffle to clean up Shanxi politics: top official A top Communist Party leader said yesterday that severe corruption and a "problematic" political scene had prompted a reshuffle in coal-rich Shanxi province. Liu Yunshan, a member of the Politburo Standing Committee and head of the party secretariat, made the public remarks to Shanxi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1583261/reshuffle-clean-shanxi-politics-top-official
  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Jilin governor Bayanqolu named party chief in anti-corruption reshuffle

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:14am by Staff Reporters

    ... 2010, and Wang, who served his entire political career in Jilin, was named Jilin party chief in December 2012. The Jilin announcement coincided with the appearance of an advert in People's Daily for party magazine Qiushi, or Seeking Truth. The advert listed the contents of today's issue, including an article by Yuan criticising corruption. But the ad made no reference ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1582532/jilin-governor-bayanqolu-named-party-chief-anti-corruption-reshuffle
  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Xi’s corruption probe keeps body in charge of personnel appointments busy

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:17pm by LAURA ZHOU, Andrea Chen

    ... Laura Zhou and Andrea Chen Party's personnel department facing 'higher than normal' strain to fill vacant leadership posts across the country amid corruption crackdown Pressure's on to fill graft suspects' shoes The busiest Communist Party department during President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign has obviously been its top corruption buster, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581753/xis-corruption-probe-keeps-body-charge-personnel-appointments-busy
  6. News - China - MILITARY

    PLA urged to unite behind Xi Jinping and prevent 'political liberalism'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:11am by Cary Huang

    ... campaign into the army," said Zhang Lifan, a political affairs analyst. The party leadership cracked down on corruption in the military in the late 1990s, ordering the army to stay out ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Call comes as ruling elite gathers for annual closed-door meetings amid concerns about how far president's anti-corruption campaign will reach P.L.A. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571646/pla-urged-unite-behind-xi-jinping
  7. News - Hong Kong

    ‘It’s clear-cut political persecution’: Lawmaker slams ICAC’s visit to Jimmy Lai

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:03pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... on press freedom A pan-democrat lawmaker has branded the visit by anti-corruption officers to the home of Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying as “clear-cut political persecution”. Civic Party lawmaker Claudia Mo Man-ching also said the timing of the visit was “suspicious”. Trading in Next Media shares was halted this morning after Independent Commission against Corruption officers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581427/clear-cut-political-persecution-lawmaker-slams-icacs-visit-jimmy-lai
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Political and economic reforms key if Xi Jinping is to win the war on graft

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Reforms key to anti-graft fight More than six months ago, Communist Party discipline chief Wang Qishan said the fight against corruption had to deal first with the symptoms- ... of corruption and anti-corruption are in confrontation and are in a stalemate". The conflict comes down to the question of which poses the greater threat to the party's legitimacy- corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1569602/political-and-economic-reforms-key-if-xi-jinping-win-war
  9. News - China - CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN

    More stressed officials taking their own lives as corruption crackdown presses on

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:58am by Kathy Gao

    ... time and their suicides are caused by the political system,” Zhang Lifan, a Beijing-based historian and political analyst, said. The massive anti-graft drive has put great pressure on corrupt ... or mid-ranking officials. Zhang added that the recent cases of suicide among officials also reflected problems with Xi’s corruption crackdown, which he said was no different from political campaigns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563906/more-stressed-officials-taking-their-own-lives-corruption-crackdown
  10. News - China Insider - NEW MEDIA

    New political news website scolded by party propaganda officials for 'incorrect practices'

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... launch, mainly covers political news. Recently, it has given heavy coverage to China’s anti-corruption campaign. Thepaper.cn was officially launched last month and is available online, through ... account so far, especially in accordance with the government’s anti-corruption campaign,” Wei said. However, echoing analysts’ previous concerns, the warning shows that new media programmes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1580827/new-political-website-scolded-party-ideology-officials-incorrect

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