• Sun
  • Aug 31, 2014
  • Updated: 1:38am


The London-based multinational drugmaker, also known as GSK, supplies key products such as vaccines in China, as well as drugs for lung disease and cancer. In 2013, the company was targeted by Chinese authorities over alleged corruption, price-fixing and quality controls.

British investigator Peter Humphrey jailed for 2.5 years for buying private data

A year after his detention sent shockwaves through China's booming due-diligence industry, British corporate investigator Peter Humphrey admitted in a Shanghai court yesterday that he paid contractors for private information on Chinese citizens for almost a decade.

Saturday, 9 August, 2014, 5:59pm 13 comments

LIVE: Chinese court jails GSK investigator Peter Humphrey for 2½ years on privacy charges

The British corporate investigator Peter Humphrey and his Chinese-American wife Yu Yingzeng were handed fines and jail sentences of two years in Shanghai on Friday after being convicted on charges of "illegally obtaining private information".

8 Aug 2014 - 11:47pm

GSK sleuth Peter Humphrey caught by increasing Chinese restrictions on obtaining information

Briton Peter Humphrey and his American wife, Yu Yingzeng, face trial on Friday for illegally obtaining personal information of Chinese citizens.

8 Aug 2014 - 9:35am 1 comment

Son visits investigator Peter Humphrey and his wife in detention

The only child of corporate investigators Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng has been allowed to visit his parents in their detention centre in Pudong, Shanghai.

4 Aug 2014 - 6:37pm 1 comment

'I was only trying to help': Peter Humphrey's letter to son insists China detective work was for public good

Corporate sleuth Peter Humphrey believes he worked for the public good by helping victims of crime, according to a letter seen by the Post that he wrote to his son Harvey from prison.

31 Jul 2014 - 10:38am 9 comments

‘We deeply regret breaking the law’: GSK-linked Peter Humphrey and wife formally charged in China

Prosecutors have filed charges against British investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife, after the couple were detained last year following work they did for GlaxoSmithKline.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:26pm 1 comment

US expresses concern over secret trial of GSK investigators in China

The United States has expressed concern after its officials were barred from the Chinese trial of two investigators for British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline who are accused of illegally buying and selling private information.

5 Jul 2014 - 4:02am 2 comments

Briton Peter Humphrey and wife face trial in GlaxoSmithKline saga

British corporate investigator Peter Humphrey and his Chinese-born wife, Yu Yingzeng, will go on trial in Shanghai on July 29.

1 Jul 2014 - 7:10am 1 comment

Sex video emerges in new twist to China's GlaxoSmithKline bribery scandal

GlaxoSmithKline on Sunday confirmed the existence of an intimate video recording of its former China head, Mark Reilly, The Sunday Times reported.

30 Jun 2014 - 3:58pm 1 comment

Foreign pharma executives mull China exit after GSK graft probe

The mainland's crackdown on corruption in the pharmaceutical sector has frightened foreign executives so much that some fear they could be jailed and have asked their lawyers if they should leave the country for six months.

14 Jun 2014 - 6:13am