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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Wang Qishan's most important mission to date: dousing the flames of corruption

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 07:21am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... senior cadres detained on corruption charges. They include Zhou Yongkang, the former security tsar, plus former provincial and local party chiefs and the heads of major state-owned enterprises. ...

  2. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Legal fate of Zhou Yongkang vexes leadership

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:56am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Party elites appear caught in disagreement over whether ex-security tsar should be prosecuted or given the weight of evidence, merely expelled Legal fate of Zhou vexes Beijing Intense speculation has been building since late last year mainland authorities would soon make public the results of the official investigation into Zhou Yongkang, one of China's ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping's wider ambitions in rooting out graft

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:27am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in 1949 reached a new level when the leadership announced a formal probe into Zhou Yongkang, the country's security tsar for five years and a member of the Politburo Standing Committee until ... and whether Zhou's downfall marks the beginning of the end of the drive. A more cynical view holds that Xi's corruption drive is merely part of his efforts to consolidate power by targeting ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Leaders should come clean on investigation into Zhou Yongkang

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

    ... clean on Zhou investigation When will the country's leadership make public its unprecedented corruption investigation of Zhou Yongkang, once one of China's most powerful leaders ... that an announcement was due within the week. So far the central government has remained silent despite the emergence on overseas Chinese websites of increasingly lurid and shocking allegations involving Zhou ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Breaking monopolies of state-owned enterprises is key for sustainable economy

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... head of the regulator of the state-owned enterprises and the former chief of CNPC. His detention is widely rumoured to be part of an unprecedented probe into Zhou Yongkang, a former Politburo ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Do graft-busters have a new tiger in their sights?

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:21am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... 2,400 firms, including five Hong Kong-listed companies, and employs half a million people. It is believed that the authorities are set to press formal charges of corruption against Zhou ... and province where Zhou established his power base. A number of senior officials were arrested in Shanxi in the past year, including Jin Daoming, a former deputy provincial party chief and deputy ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Corrupt officials' overseas riches pose sanctions risk for China

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... such as former premier Wen Jiabao and retired security tsar Zhou Yongkang – have fuelled widespread anger among mainlanders and greatly tarnished the legitimacy of the ruling party. Since President Xi ...

  8. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Corruption trials expose roles of the "white gloves" who manage the ill-gotten gains

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... led to Liu's arrest. Now as the leadership takes the unprecedented decision to investigate one of their own - Zhou Yongkang , a former security tsar and former member of the Politburo Standing Committee - it comes as no surprise that authorities have already detained a Sichuan businessman, Wu Bing , the alleged white gloves for the Zhou family. It seems those who wear the white ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Shedding some light on the dark world of party discipline

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

    ... Ironically, the article was published to pay respect to a 41-year-old interrogator in Beijing who died of a heart attack in January amid a heavy workload of interrogating corrupt officials. Zhou ... with a bunk bed, a table and a chair. On top of conducting the interrogation, Zhou and his team members took turns sitting on the chair in the room to monitor Li in eight-hour shifts, all day ...

  10. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi gets off to good start in first 100 days but drastic reforms are unlikely

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... reports that central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan looks set to stay on for one or two more years despite reaching the mandatory retirement age show that the new leaders place great emphasis ...



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