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  1. Death term handed to top officer commuted

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi A Beijing military court has commuted a death sentence handed to a corrupt former deputy navy commander to life imprisonment, according to Hong Kong-based Ta Kung Pao. Wang Shouye, 62, received a suspended death sentence in April for embezzling 160 million yuan in public funds, the paper said. It was not stated why the death penalty was commuted. Wang ...

  2. Lai case can prove China is changing

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... pledged he will not face the death penalty. Commercial fraud is among the more than 50 crimes that attract execution, but pressure has meant courts are increasingly handing down suspended death sentences. The trend was confirmed as policy by the Supreme People's Court in May. Given the high profile of the case and the judicial reforms under way, there is no reason to believe Beijing ...

  3. Beijing issues new regulations to curb nepotism among senior cadres

    Posted Aug 07th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... a suspended death sentence. But the new rules contain no clear instruction to ban the so-called princelings- the children of senior state leaders- from running businesses, which has often been ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    Beijing policy shift on 'black jails' unlikely after charges for detentions

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... jail operators received suspended prison sentences, he added. A court in Beijing's Changping district handed down a verdict against nine people who were involved in operating black jails ... down," she said. Li Fangping, a lawyer based in Beijing, said the confusion over Wang's case and the lenient sentences indicated that the central government wanted to adopt a low-key ...

  5. Former top aide to party's No 4 leader is shunted aside

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... because his ranking is higher than Tan's on Beijing's municipal party committee. Zhou Liangluo was handed a suspended death sentence, which usually means life in prison, last year ...

  6. Corrupt drug chief blamed for scandals

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine- came a day after authorities busted a fake drug sweatshop operating from the basement of a Beijing private hospital. Zheng, sentenced to death on Tuesday for taking bribes and dereliction of duty, is the most senior official to be given the sentence in seven years. SFDA spokeswoman Yan Jiangying said the agency should ...

  7. The rise and fall of a career cadre

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... property tycoons being questioned as part of the case. Shares of BCL on the Shanghai stock market were suspended on Wednesday and fell 2.23 per cent when they resumed trading on Thursday. The news ... has given no more information about the most high-level dismissal since the arrest of Beijing party chief Chen Xitong in April 1995. In July 1998, Chen was sentenced to 16 years in jail ...



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