Li Chuncheng

Bo Xilai handed over to judicial authorities

Photo: Reuters

The Communist Party's disciplinary body announced at a news conference on Wednesday morning that disgraced former Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai and former minister of Railways Liu Zhijun have been handed over to judicial authorities.


Wednesday, 9 January, 2013, 9:19pm

A Bad Week for ... , December 16, 2012

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan

16 Dec 2012 - 3:35am

Who said it?

Li Chuncheng

Li Chuncheng is the first ministerial-level official fired after the party congress, but he is definitely not the last one

Academic Liu Shanying on the downfall of the former deputy party chief of Sichuan in a graft probe


I never see it as a job, but a devotion. Without music, I am nothing

14 Dec 2012 - 2:57am

China ousts senior official in corruption drive

An anti-corruption drive launched by China’s newly installed leadership claimed its highest-level victim on Thursday with the firing of a senior provincial official.

13 Dec 2012 - 5:12pm

Chengdu official reveals details of disgraced cadre Li Chuncheng's graft

Li Chuncheng

A senior district official in Chengdu has alleged that recently disgraced former Sichuan deputy party secretary Li Chuncheng offered bribes for promotion, sold official positions to incompetent candidates and made his wife head of Chengdu's Red Cross after it received huge sums following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

13 Dec 2012 - 7:21am

What has Li Chuncheng ‘the demolisher’ done to Chengdu?

Chengdu is known for its laid back attitude and comfortable life style. Photo: SCMP Picture

More details surfaced about the anti-graft investigation of Sichuan’s deputy party secretary Li Chuncheng. China’s Legal weekly reported on Tuesday on his alleged corruption involving construction projects in Sichuan.

12 Dec 2012 - 6:26pm

A Bad Week for ... , December 9, 2012

Li Chuncheng

Li Chuncheng

Sichuan's deputy party secretary became the first senior official to be targeted in an anti-corruption drive launched by the new leadership. Li, 56, was placed under investigation for breaching party discipline. Reports suggest it may be linked to corruption allegations against Chengdu Industry Investment Group chairman Dai Xioming.


9 Dec 2012 - 3:06am

Report on propaganda chief Liu Qibao released

Liu Qibao. Photo: Xinhua

A report about the recent official activities of Liu Qibao, the new propaganda chief whose conspicuous absence from the limelight for nine days has sparked intense speculation among overseas media and pundits, was released yesterday by Xinhua.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:12pm

Energy chief hit by claims family got big payment

Liu Tienan

A veteran journalist has publicly accused the country's energy chief of forging his résumé, using his family to profit from his position and keeping a mistress.

7 Dec 2012 - 7:48am

Li Chuncheng graft probe linked to Chengdu businessman

Li Chuncheng was taken for questioning by party inspectors.

More details surfaced yesterday about an anti-graft investigation of a deputy party secretary in Sichuan, with mainland media reporting that he was implicated by a Chengdu businessman who is also under party investigation and by a jailed former deputy party secretary in Heilongjiang.

6 Dec 2012 - 4:18am

Sichuan deputy party secretary probed over corruption

Li Chuncheng was an alternate member of Central Committee

Sichuan's deputy party secretary has become the first senior official to be targeted in an anti-corruption drive launched by the new leadership.

Li Chuncheng, 56, who was named an alternate member of the Communist Party's Central Committee last month, has been placed under investigation for breaching party discipline.

5 Dec 2012 - 3:31am