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  1. News - World - CORRUPTION

    Portugal's 'golden visas' tainted by graft with rich Chinese main targets

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 11:01am by Agence France-Presse

    ... of the border police. "No one is above the law. The time of impunity is over," Justice Minister Paula Teixeira Cruz said, calling on those who have tarnished the image of public institutions ... investors buying property worth €500,000 (HK$4.83 million) or more and keeping it for at least five years got residency rights in Portugal. More importantly, they were all granted visa-free travel ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Hong Kong anti-graft agency receives complaint about CY Leung's HK$50m deal

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:58pm by Andrea Chen

    ... to pay him £4 million. The payments were made in two instalments, in 2012 and last year. UGL sought to buy insolvent property services firm DTZ, of which Leung was a director and chairman of its ... Executive of Hong Kong," the Australian firm said. NeoDemocrat community director Raymond Li said the contract could breach anti-bribery laws. “Leung did not declare his contract with UGL ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    How a robbery led to the downfall of Shanxi political heavyweight

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 05:21am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Inspection (CCDI), about their robbery of Bai's home in 2011. More than 50 million yuan (HK$63 million) worth of property was stolen at Bai's 400 square metre home, according to a police whistleblower's email to the media at the time. But at the trial of the two robbers a year later, a local court said the stolen property was worth only 10 million. Caijing reported that it was Jin who ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    How much wealth had Zhou Yongkang's family amassed before the former security tsar's fall?

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:55am by Keira Lu Huang, LAURA ZHOU

    ... filed to the Beijing government. The property belongs to his mother-in-law Zhan, and was used by Zhou Bin as one of his residences. The following year, Zhan put up four million yuan to set up ... to it, according to corporate documents studied by the South China Morning Post. The businesses include oil production, property development, hydropower, tourism and many more. Reuters earlier ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Liaoning businessman probed for alleged ties to ex-PLA chief: report

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by Li Jing

    ... a delegate of the National People's Congress in 2008. It approved his resignation in April, citing suspicions he had violated the law and party discipline. Xinhua in its report on the decision ... of Xu's case. Wang had close business ties with Xu's wife and had offered the family property in Hainan as a gift, the report said, citing the prosecution source. Wang became close to Xu many ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Communist Party expels Guo Yongxiang, aide to Zhou Yongkang, and prepares criminal prosecution

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:55pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Zhou Bin. The property is owned by Zhou Bin's mother-in-law, Zhan Minli. Guo Lianxing is the energy company's legal representative; its major shareholder is Mi Xiaodong, Zhou ...

  7. Business - China Business - CORRUPTION

    Bribery probe into Three Gorges leaders under way

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:33am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of the inspection group. Other top executives own several properties, which is against regulations, bought too many cars and sit in excessively large offices. Decision-making at the firm was improper and opaque, with critical matters not brought up in meetings and decisions hastily made without preparation, Hou added. Daniel Roules, a Shanghai-based partner at US law firm Squire Sanders, said one ...

  8. News - World - CORRUPTION

    Fallen Virginia governor indicted for corruption protests innocence

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 12:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Ex-governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell, who led the state from 2010 until January 11 this year, and wife Maureen were charged with 14 felony counts, including wire fraud and receiving property based ... against Virginia law by accepting gifts. “I deeply regret accepting legal gifts and loans from Mr Williams, all of which have been repaid with interest, and I have apologised for my poor ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CORRUPTION

    Transparency essential in anti-corruption campaign to win public trust

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 03:10pm by William Zheng

    ... or waste already created. Only when concrete efforts are being made to make sure the seized properties – houses and cars – are being dealt with in a transparent and lawful manner, can ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Zhou Yongkang, former security tsar linked to Bo Xilai, faces corruption probe

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... whether Zhou and his family benefited through numerous questionable oilfield and property deals facilitated by his son, Zhou Bin, and other allies, sources said. They added it was too early to say whether Zhou- who controlled legal and law enforcement affairs for 10 years from 2002- would face public prosecution or just an internal party probe. Corruption investigations involving senior ...




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