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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. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Hopeful sign on pollution amid smelter clash

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... and a Jiangsu court jailed them for six years and 11 years respectively. The official Xinhua news agency called it a judicial landmark. The Fengxiang villagers had been demonstrating since Friday ...

  8. Tearful Liu dedicates prize to martyrs

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dissident was broken on Sunday, if in a bizarre way, as the Xinhua news agency translated a Russian editorial which criticised the Nobel Prize as increasingly being used as a political tool. ... calls. Saw Xiaobo. His jailers broke the news to him on the 9th [Sat]. Will save details for later,' Liu Xia said in a Twitter message verified by her close friend Wang Jinbo. Liu Xia also ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... operations of Central China Television, Xinhua News Agency and the People's Daily. Lai See freely admits the proposition of such a deal is almost too fanciful to entertain, but it would give ... yesterday's 12 per cent plunge in the stock's price after news broke of the lawsuit, is still worth HK$12 billion. Gome, which also counts private equity giant Bain Capital as a major ...

  10. 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 ...




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