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  1. Family denies Bo warned corruption would lead to political crisis

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Family members of the late Communist Party veteran Bo Yibo have issued a statement rebutting claims that he had warned on his deathbed of a looming political crisis due to rampant official corruption, Xinhua reported. Bo was the last of the party's so-called eight immortals, revolutionary veterans who wielded power behind the scenes in the 1980s and '90s. He ...

  2. Asia must come clean in fight against corruption

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rule that power corrupts. Officials in authoritarian systems are particularly prone to corruption. Democracy is supposed to bring about transparency and good governance in politics. These alone ... a test of the island's democratic institutions and rule of law. It is necessary for a democracy- especially a nascent one like Taiwan's- to stamp out corruption and bring those who ...

  3. Party's grip 'threatened by corruption'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... ability to deliver economic growth and maintain stability through authoritarian rule, it will lose its grip on power,' said Professor Hu Xingdou, an economist and political commentator ... was Hu Jintao's predecessor, Jiang Zemin. Hu Jintao warned that the party had to fight corruption to retain public support and continue its uncontested rule. 'The fight against ...

  4. Victory for Hu Jintao in his war on corrupt officials

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Kwan President Hu Jintao has scored a modest but significant political victory after the Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog yesterday adopted a regulation to strengthen internal party supervision. The Interim Regulation on Internal Supervision of the Communist Party gives power to anti-corruption investigators to probe the so-called 'number ones', ...

  5. Nearly 70m members recruited to campaign against corruption

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai The Communist Party had intensified efforts in recent years to equip members in the fight against corruption, Ouyang Song, deputy head of the Central Committee's Organisation Department, said yesterday. In the past two years, 3.5 million grass-roots party units had rallied nearly 70 million members to the 'Preserve the Advanced Nature of Party Members' campaign, ...

  6. Corruption cases spur call for moral education

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Beijing The downfall of high-profile senior officials for corruption and having decadent lifestyles is a concern for some CPPCC delegates, who say the central government ... to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference from Tibet, has submitted a proposal to Premier Wen Jiabao to strengthen moral education in schools around the nation. 'Morals have ...

  7. Corruption reports rise in private sector

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Claims of abuse in the private sector made up 61 per cent of all corruption reports last year- the highest proportion since the Independent Commission Against Corruption's inception 33 years ago. ICAC assistant director of operations Ricky Chu Man-kin said 66 per cent of the accused in private-sector cases were professionals or senior company executives. ...

  8. No place for politics in Myanmar disaster

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... International organisations that well know about the junta's corrupt and inept ways must put aside their reservations for now. Governments mindful of the junta's abuse of the basic rights of Myanmar's people have to work with a regime they have otherwise not wanted to be associated with. Paranoia and politics have to be set aside so that aid can be sent to where it is needed as quickly ...

  9. US condemned as a money-mad fake democracy

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com State-owned media have stepped up their attack on Western democracy, targeting the United States in particular with accusations of corruption ... financial systems that led to the crisis were created by 'institutional corruption' on a massive scale. The publication of the article coincided with a European visit by Premier Wen ...

  10. Upbeat note as political elite gather in Beijing

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Shi Jiangtao

    ... political elite gather for annual meetings. That goal is seen as the minimum necessary to create enough jobs for the millions of people wanting work as the global economic crisis deepens- and avoid social unrest. The annual session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) begins today while the National People's Congress (NPC) will meet on Thursday. ...




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