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  1. Central Committee member dismissed

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was endorsed yesterday by the full Central Committee, although the decision was made by the Politburo early last month, Xinhua said. Xinhua said Dr Yu was given a two-year probationary period on his ... vacancy was filled by Wang Xinxian, party secretary of the China Disabled Persons' Federation, Xinhua said. ...

  2. Ex-tax chief loses execution appeal

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The former tax bureau chief of Hebei province has lost his appeal against a death sentence for corruption, Xinhua reported yesterday. Li Zhen, who was sentenced in August by Tangshan Intermediate People's Court for taking bribes worth more than 10 million yuan (HK$9.4 million), will be executed once his sentence is confirmed by the Supreme People's Court. Xinhua said ...

  3. Former airport chief given death sentence

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... as chairman of Beijing Airport. He was found guilty of receiving bribes from related parties to help arrange unauthorised investments and providing guarantees for bank loans, Xinhua reported ... the pursuit of low-class enjoyment such as gambling through corrupted money while ignoring the responsibility of a communist,' Xinhua said. Since Li's illegal actions ended in 2003, before ...

  4. Former Beijing judge gets death sentence

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... embezzled public funds, Xinhua reported. Guo, 60, was stripped of his title and put under investigation last June. Despite the Communist Party's perennial anti-graft campaign, corruption cases ...

  5. Xinhua spy gets life in prison on mainland

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Chen Yu-lin, HK resident and former news agency chief, has 10 days to appeal A former division chief for Xinhua in Hong Kong was yesterday sentenced to life ... and at least two other former employees of Xinhua were arrested on the mainland on espionage charges. The three all hold British passports. Before the handover, Xinhua played the dual role of a news ...

  6. HK drug smugglers executed

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... of methamphetamine- better known as Ice- on the mainland on May 10, Xinhua reported. An unnamed mainlander was also involved in the crime, but the report did not say if he had been executed. Lee and Chan were ... in. Lee had been told he would earn $200,000 and Chan $75,000 for handling the transport, Xinhua reported. After police questioned Lee, officers raided a flat in Lowu and found three other ...

  7. Shanghai dissolves graft-stricken agencies

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai will dissolve two of its most corruption-troubled government agencies as part of a sweeping institutional reform that will reduce the number ... the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration to the jurisdiction of the Shanghai Public Health Bureau. State media has made no mention of corruption cases as the reason behind the reforms. A Xinhua report ...

  8. Suspended death sentence for disgraced businessman

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... October last year, the news agency said. Xinhua said Yin was given a two-year reprieve because he had helped with the investigation and in the recovery of some of the stolen money. ... Xinhua reported that Yin Xicai, 50, chairman of Anhui Jinchan Group, a pharmaceutical company, was convicted of embezzling more than 9 million yuan and failing to account for personal assets ...

  9. Beijing defends jailing of hero milk activist Zhao

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... in an open statement, said the Xinhua dispatch showed the agency had no conscience nor legal concept. Xinhua also dismissed criticisms the sentence was too harsh and said the maximum penalty ... advertisements in several news- papers calling for Zhao's immediate release, said the press release from Xinhua failed to convince the public and was only trying to defend the court's judgment. ...

  10. Ex-trading boss given death term

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... smuggled into the country. According to the official Xinhua news agency, 10 accomplices of Liu were also sentenced yesterday including You Nianqiu, a former manager of a shipping company ... on the crime. 'No units [of the government and party] can plead for mercy for smugglers, nor [would we] allow them to interfere in our investigation,' Mr Wen was quoted by Xinhua as saying. ...




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