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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Attack on rumours a step backwards for transparency

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... on 'rumours' a step backwards for transparency Two developments over the past two weeks - one highly positive, the other ominously negative - highlight Beijing's ambivalence towards the free-wheeling social media environment and raise questions over its efforts to boost transparency to fight corruption. The positive development was the surprising degree of transparency during ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Myriad reasons behind transparency of Bo Xilai's trial

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei xiangwei.wang@scmp.com The remarkable transparency by the court is welcome in its own right, but the leadership appears to have calculated its effect carefully Open trial ... trials of high-ranking party officials - and the surprisingly high degree of transparency of the proceedings, people have begun to wonder about the intention of the mainland leadership. Some ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Corruption crackdown must include reform of China's oft-abused parole system

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 03:57am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... undertaking drastic reforms to root out the causes by curbing power and improving accountability and transparency. But at least they can take comfort in the fact that corrupt officials convicted ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    As graft crackdown grinds on, scepticism persists

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 04:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... must take effective measures to increase accountability and transparency and promote the rule of law. To paraphrase one of Xi's favourite slogans: power should be put in a cage. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Leaders should come clean on investigation into Zhou Yongkang

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 03:59am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... is beyond its reach. So, instead of allowing speculation to grow wilder by the day, leaders should acknowledge as soon as possible that Zhou is under investigation. The transparency ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Chinese people will not allow a return to the old Maoist days

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:48am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... transparency, accountability and rule of law to protect their property and rights. Even for mainlanders who claim they long for Mao's era, most merely want a greater effort to root out corruption, ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Opaque policymaking is the breeding ground of corruption

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:14am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei When policymaking is cloaked in secrecy, people will pay to get their way, and conmen will happily exploit the gullible and greedy Opaque system is the hotbed of corruption China has come a long way since its opening up in the late 1970s. But it has made scant progress in creating a system of government based on rules of law, openness and transparency ...

  8. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Stuck midstream in the river of reform

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... functions from the government - as some mainland officials have argued. Instead, it demands comprehensive reforms that push government transparency and accountability and the rule of law. More ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Learn from the West on how to curb graft

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Rather than drawing on the anti-corruption heroes of feudal dynasties, the leadership should be focusing on transparency and accountability Bao Zheng, a magistrate in Kaifeng, the capital ... countries. Improving government transparency and accountability is a proven tool in curbing corruption and the leadership must push ahead with more efforts to reduce the power of officials ...

  10. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Shedding some light on the dark world of party discipline

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... a commentary urging transparency in the shuanggui system, as well as for it to be governed by the law. Shedding some light on the dark world of party discipline ...




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