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  1. News - China - COURTS

    Bo Xilai 'will appeal' verdict and sentence Jinan court hands down

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... of the hearing revealed to the public many intriguing details of the political drama of power, corruption and betrayal. ... of 10 years in jail and must lodge an appeal within 10 days. Pundits generally believe the Communist Party wants to put its biggest political scandal in decades behind it before moving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1314895/bo-xilai-will-appeal-verdict-and-sentence-jinan-court-hands-down
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Secret does not mean corrupt, Hui trial told

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:35am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Secret does not mean corrupt, Hui trial told The shroud of secrecy surrounding the payment of millions of dollars to former government No 2 Rafael Hui Si-yan ... the highest-profile graft trial in Hong Kong's recent history not to let negativity about the state of politics locally colour their verdict. "Given the current political climate, you could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1643254/secret-does-not-mean-corrupt-hui-trial-told
  3. News - China - COURTS

    China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... leaders have said endemic corruption is a threat to party rule. Previously, observers of Chinese politics said that President Xi Jinping's decision to go after senior officials like Zhou ... a corruption investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was one of China's most influential politicians of the past decade and stood on the elite Politburo Standing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581101/chinas-top-judge-says-zhou-yongkang-probe-proves-nobody-above-cage-law
  4. News - China - COURTS

    'I was only trying to help': Peter Humphrey's letter to son insists China detective work was for public good

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... Roosevelt's campaign in the early 1900s against corruption and other abuses in the United States. "Rooting out corruption and many other abuses from American society, business and politics, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563060/my-work-china-was-public-good-detained-corporate-sleuth-peter-humphrey
  5. News - COURTS

    Bo Xilai protests innocence as life sentence for corruption is upheld

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 11:46pm by Keith Zhai

    ... for corruption is upheld BO DEFIANT AS APPEAL THROWN OUT BY COURT Fallen politician Bo Xilai put on a final act of defiance yesterday after a high court in Shandong rejected his appeal against his life sentence, declaring "I am not guilty" at the final hearing of China's most explosive political case in decades. Bo, handcuffed and wearing a blue jacket for his last public appearance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1340097/bo-xilai-protests-innocence-life-sentence-corruption-upheld
  6. News - China - COURTS

    Bo Xilai protests innocence as life sentence for corruption is upheld

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 12:29pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai in Jinan keith.zhai@scmp.com Disgraced politician protests, denouncing the case against him as 'false' and 'wrongful', as life sentence for corruption ... declaring "I am not guilty" at the final hearing of China's most explosive political case in decades. Bo, handcuffed and wearing a blue jacket for his last public appearance before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1339516/court-rejects-bo-xilais-appeal-and-upholds-life-sentence
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Political adviser pleads ignorance in vote-rigging case

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Political Consultative Conference of Guangzhou, is facing one count of engaging in corrupt conduct with respect to voting at an election. He voted in the Lok Hong constituency of Eastern District ... A Guangzhou political adviser accused of vote rigging told a court yesterday he did not know it was illegal to register using his secretary's address. Eastern Court heard the secretary, Peggy Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1058917/political-adviser-pleads-ignorance-vote-rigging-case
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'Stunned' Councillor Leung Wai-kuen removed from King's Park seat

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Emily Tsang

    ... constituency will be held. Leung, a social worker with no political affiliation, breached the Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance. He had failed to file the written consent of 52 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1197458/stunned-councillor-leung-wai-kuen-removed-kings-park-seat
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Thomas Kwok's HK$10 million payment to Rafael Hui was 'small sum', court told

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by Stuart Lau

    ... unbelievable". Chan responded to the prosecutor by saying cheques were "traceable". Perry outlined facts that he said gave rise to suspicions of corruption. He noted that Thomas and Raymond Kwok were property developers who, along with Chan, were friends with Hui, who was about to be a "very powerful and influential political figure". Perry also pointed out that Thomas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621682/thomas-kwoks-hk10-million-payment-rafael-hui-was-small-sum-court-told
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui case one of collusion and exploitation, prosecutor tells court

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... secrecy, exploitation and abuse of office- that summed up the corruption involving former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan and the co-chairmen of Sun Hung Kai Properties, the lead prosecutor said ... put those principles into practice." Perry also challenged Thomas Kwok's explanation that Hui was hired for his in-depth insight into global political and economic affairs. Recalling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1639262/rafael-hui-case-one-collusion-and-exploitation-prosecutor-tells-court

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