Intermediate People's Court

Official's eight-year trail of corruption

Details have emerged about the corruption case against a former senior official in Inner Mongolia who was jailed for life this month for taking more than 8.17 million yuan (HK$10 million) in bribes over eight years.

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 12:00am

Senior official gets life for bribery

Former Ningxia vice-chairman Li Tangtang has been jailed for life for taking bribes.

Chongqing's No 5 Intermediate People's Court found Li, 56, guilty of accepting 7.68 million yuan (HK$9.1 million) from 1998 to 2009.

Before serving in Ningxia from May 2008 to October 2009, Li had various government posts in Shaanxi province over 30 years.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai tycoon to be sentenced on Friday

Disgraced Shanghai tycoon Chau Ching-ngai will learn his fate on Friday when a verdict is due to be passed on his trial of embezzlement, bribery and tax fraud.

Shanghai's No 2 Intermediate People's Court informed Chau's lawyer, Ma Shuning , yesterday that verdicts for the embattled magnate, once dubbed 'the richest man in Shanghai', would be handed down on Friday.

28 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Executed tycoon's 'verbal will' gives widow fortune

The wife of an executed mainland billionaire has become the sole heir to her husband's estate after winning a court battle against her 15-year-old stepson, mainland media reported yesterday.

30 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Writer seeks legal means to overturn book ban

Banned mainland author Zhang Yihe yesterday applied to a Beijing court to overturn a central government press watchdog's ban on her book on Peking Opera stars.

19 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Court rejects writer's bid to overturn ban on prison book's reprint

A Beijing court yesterday rejected a lawsuit filed against the mainland publication authorities by veteran writer Dai Huang , who has accused the authorities of unconstitutionally banning the reprint of a book on his life.

20 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Sohu fined 1m yuan for movie downloads

One of China's most popular internet content providers has been ordered to pay a total of more than 1 million yuan to five Hollywood studios for providing unauthorised movie downloads through its site.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Trio sentenced to death

The Intermediate People's Court in Xian, Shaanxi province, has sentenced Lu Benqun, 21, Wang Xiaoming, 21, and Zhu Pingdong, 17, to death for robbing and killing Taiwanese tourist Chou He-tian in a forest near Xian on May 13 last year. Three other unidentified accomplices who were all under 14 were sentenced to re-education through labour, Xinhua reported, according to AFP.

2 Feb 2001 - 12:00am