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  1. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Guangzhou's party boss Wan Qingliang, a rising political star, now facing graft investigation

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 05:18pm by Keith Zhai

    ... the official compound by police yesterday afternoon. The announcement came as a surprise to many. A day earlier, Wan had made a public appearance touring a district in the city accompanied by local ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Wan Qingliang, whose position has often been a stepping stone to higher political office, is being held for 'grave violations of discipline' ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Flush with bribes, Guangzhou's sewage plant chief jailed for six years

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 03:03pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... of the Guangzhou Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant, was sentenced to 69 months in prison by the Haizhu district court for accepting bribes worth 550,000 yuan (HK$690,000) and taking advantage of his ...

  3. News - World - CORRUPTION

    Retired US Navy officer pleads guilty to arranging bribes for Singapore supplier

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 12:35am by WASHPOST

    ... stated. "This corruption scandal continues to lead us in new directions, and we continue to marvel at the extent of it," Laura Duffy, the US attorney for the Southern District ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Shanxi governor Li Xiaopeng vows to fight corruption amid rash of probes

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:39am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Adrian.wan@scmp.com Shanxi governor vows to fight graft Shanxi Governor Li Xiaopeng has pledged to fight corruption in the coal-rich province after more senior officials came under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-graft body last week. Provincial party committee members showed their support for Li- seen as a "princeling" as the son of former ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Anti-graft campaigners receive death threats after standing up against bid rigging

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:48am by Emily Tsang

    ... Lam said. About 20 members of the group gathered outside Hong Kong Police headquarters in Wan Chai yesterday to demand an urgent investigation. Democratic Party chief executive Lam Cheuk-ting, ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    CPPCC vice-chairman Su Rong probed for 'disciplinary violations': state media

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 07:13pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Top official under investigation for graft A vice-chairman of the nation's top political advisory body is being investigated for "disciplinary violations", the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said. Su Rong, vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, is under suspicion of violating party rules ...

  7. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Senior Chongqing official Tan Xiwei under investigation for corruption

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 03:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... day," said Basil Hwang, a partner at law firm Zhong Lun. In June, Chongqing district party chief Lei Zhengfu was jailed 13 years after a sex tape leaked online in November. A few months later, ...

  8. 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

    ... was charged with rape. Wang said in an interview with the Beijing Times  that the arrest of former Chongqing district official Lei Zhengfu after his sex tape surfaced on Sina Weibo encouraged her to file the petition. Lei, a former district party secretary, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for corruption last year. “Whether or not he is given the punishment he deserves, I already ruined ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    When paying the taxman also requires paying bribes

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:11am by Angela Meng

    ... 20,000 yuan [HK$25,000] to prove we didn't launder money,' we told him. The money was his ultimate aim after all." A call to the district tax bureau went answered. As part ... Administration of Taxation oversees tax matters on the mainland, but small to medium-sized enterprises like Luo's are left in the hands of district tax officials. "You have to bribe the local ...

  10. 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

    ... he marked the collection of bribes from gambling dens housed in tea houses along Hennessy Road, Queens Road East, Wan Chai Road, Jaffe Road, Percival Street and more, all listed under ...




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