Having your name in lights inside a nightclub is perhaps not the best idea when your party is openly cracking down on the extravagent lifestyles of its members.Friday, 24 May, 2013, 12:40pm
In a video clip which went viral on China’s social network sites, a man is seen berating a Chinese soldier who had given a woman civilian a ride in a vehicle bearing a Guangzhou military plate.28 Feb 2013 - 2:15pm 1 comment
Even behind bars, life seems easier for China’s party cadres and former officials.
For one thing, jailed officials seemed more likely to get parole than their cellmates, said an editorial by China Youth Daily on Thursday.21 Feb 2013 - 11:00pm
A secretive business that uses dubious tactics to take down negative stories on the internet for clients has reaped millions of yuan, according to an investigation by China’s Caixin Magazine published on Monday.20 Feb 2013 - 6:49pm 1 comment
A retired Chinese official said he was disappointed that old acquaintances, who used to give his children lai see packets containing thousands of yuan, did not give them any this year, reported Xinhua state news agency this week.15 Feb 2013 - 5:56pm 2 comments
Despite Chinese Communist Party Chief Xi Jinping’s call to cut waste and end extravagance, luxury cars bearing military plates - among them a Maserati Quattroporte, an Audi Q7,a BMW X6 and several Land Rovers - were seen around the country during Chinese New Year.15 Feb 2013 - 12:27pm 4 comments
The woman who appeared in a sex tape that forced a Chongqing district level party chief to resign and triggered the expulsion of 10 other officials has been arrested and charged with extortion, reported31 Jan 2013 - 11:48am
Using young women as bait, Chongqing businessman Xiao Ye lured at least a dozen Chongqing officials into a “honey trap”.
He secretly videotaped them having sex with the women. Xiao then demanded the officials give him lucrative government contracts, China’s Southern Metropolis Daily reported.31 Jan 2013 - 11:35am
A Shanghai official seeking a quick sale has listed his 6.8 million yuan (HK$8.47 million) flat for only 5.6 million, China’s 21st Century Business Herald reported on Friday.25 Jan 2013 - 2:42pm 1 comment