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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Senior Guangdong official Zhou Zhenhong gets suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Death sentence reprieve for Maoming party boss A former senior provincial official from Guangdong was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for taking 24.6 million yuan (HK$31 million) in bribes and having 37 million yuan worth of unidentified property, a Henan court said yesterday. Earlier, the Xinyang Intermediate People's Court ...

  2. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    Lawmaker accused of rape by TV anchor sentenced to 11 years for corruption and fraud

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:23pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Former member of the municipal People’s Congress in Shuangcheng, Heilongjiang province accused of rape by a TV anchor is sentenced to 11 years ... was sentenced to 11 years in prison for corruption and fraud, state media reported on Tuesday. A local court in Shuangcheng city gave Sun Dejiang, a former member of the city’s municipal People’s ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    PLA General Gu Junshan faces court martial as prosecutors press four graft charges

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:25pm by Teddy Ng

    ... procuratorate, or prosecutor's office. He is the highest-ranking officer to stand trial on such charges since Vice-Admiral Wang Shouye in 2006, who received a suspended death sentence ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Former Chongqing sex-tape official Lei Zhengfu appeals sentence

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... to surrender 300,000 yuan of personal assets last week. Zhao was handed a two-year suspended sentence for extortion in a separate court hearing. The case led to the downfall of more than 20 government ... Former Chongqing party chief says his behaviour was not illegal but he is willing to be censored A former Communist Party official sentenced to 13 years in prison in connection ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Retired PLA general Xu Caihou: a big shot with friends in high places

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 04:34am by Cary Huang

    ... former deputy navy commander Wang Shouye, who received a suspended death sentence in April 2007 for embezzling 160 million yuan (HK$202 million) in public funds. David Tsui, a PLA affairs expert ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Tycoon Joseph Lau meets ICAC after his graft conviction in Macau

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 06:05pm by Ada Lee

    ... arrived shortly afterwards. Lau and fellow developer Steven Lo Kit-sing were each given jail sentences of five years and three months by Macau's Court of First Instance after being found ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Jiangxi official sentenced to death on graft charges: report

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 06:59pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing A Chinese municipal official was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for accepting more than US$1 million in bribes, the official news agency reported on Thursday, highlighting the government’s efforts to crackdown on graft. Zhou Jianhua had chaired the standing committee of the People’s Congress of Xinyu city in the southern province of Jiangxi, ...

  8. News - Asia - CORRUPTION

    Singapore-based contractor admits plot to defraud US Navy of millions

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... to the charges and remains in custody in San Diego. Wisidagama faces up to 10 years in prison and an order of mandatory restitution when he is sentenced on June 13. His lawyer, Knut Johnson, said ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Notes on a scandal: the bribe diaries that sealed top Hong Kong cop's fate

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... the exact location of massage parlours, sex workers and restaurants home to gambling. The logbooks were found shortly after Godber was suspended from duty and asked to explain his finances under ... guilty and sentenced to four years in jail. Other exhibits include a copy of the partial amnesty announced by the then governor Lord Murray MacLehose to pardon low-level corruption committed ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Abuse of parole system targeted in corruption crackdown

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:48am by Zhang Hong

    ... to repentant convicts or to check on their circumstances. "Initially, the prisons could decide on paroles and the reduction of sentences. But the right to do so was returned to the courts after ... cases in which convicts were freed much sooner than they should have been. Some even walked free after sentencing in the name of medical parole. In one high-profile case, Zhang Hai, former board ...




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