Corruption crackdown

China ex-vice governor in Anhui province in corruption probe

A former provincial vice governor is under investigation for alleged disciplinary violations, state media reported on Tuesday, in the latest instance of a high-level clampdown on corruption.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Top planning official Liu Tienan probed by anti-corruption committee

A one-line Xinhua dispatch quoted unnamed officials within the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) as saying that Liu Tienan, the 58-year-old deputy director of the powerful National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), was being investigated, but it gave no details.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

How far will China's crackdown on corruption go?

How far will China's crackdown on corruption go?

Incoming leader Xi Jinping has signalled that he wants to cut back on banquets, but it's too soon to say whether this means the Communist Party's anti-corruption campaign is for real, or is being used to manage public opinion.

25 Feb 2013 - 2:52am 2 comments

Graft-fighters' suicides linked to pressure of Xi's corruption crackdown

Anti-graft official Ke Jianguo jumped to his death last week.

Ke Jianguo, director of the anti-corruption bureau in Chongzhou, Sichuan jumped from his high-rise office at the city's procuratorate headquarters last Sunday and was found dead at the scene.

24 Feb 2013 - 5:21am 4 comments

Guangdong's 'grandpa of property' sacked after 192 houses revealed

A senior Guangdong police officer has been sacked after reports he owned hundreds of houses and a false identity card, state media said on Wednesday in the latest scandal to fuel public outrage over corruption.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am