Liu Zhihua

Beijing official sacked for graft

The head of Beijing's Haidian district government, Zhou Liangluo , has been expelled from the Communist Party and dismissed from his post.

Friday, 27 July, 2007, 12:00am

Court bureaucrat faces probe after 20m yuan found

The head of Beijing's Xicheng District Court is under investigation for corruption after more than 20 million yuan in cash was found at his home, sources said.

Suo Honggang has been put under shuanggui - an internal party investigative procedure designed to make officials confess their wrongdoings - for 'failing to provide an explanation for a huge amount of assets'.

20 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Top discipline body probes Beijing graft case

Speculation about the corruption probe of Beijing official Zhou Liangluo took a new turn yesterday after a mainland newspaper reported that the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection was involved in the investigation.

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Focus of investigation shifts to the capital

Former Beijing deputy mayor Liu Zhihua was sacked last June over allegations he was corrupt and led a 'decadent lifestyle' - Communist Party jargon that usually refers to officials having extramarital affairs.

10 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Party expels Olympics works chief over graft

Former Beijing vice-mayor is handed over to prosecutors

The Communist Party has expelled former Beijing vice-mayor Liu Zhihua who oversaw the city's Olympic construction projects and handed him to prosecutors over corruption charges, state media reported yesterday.

13 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Capital Land moves on after scrapping of Beijing project

Beijing Capital Land, the property arm of the capital's municipal government, has scrapped plans to develop a residential and commercial complex in the city after a long procedural delay and a corruption scandal.

12 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing Capital in the clear

Beijing Capital Land says it was not targeted in a corruption investigation that entangled its chairman Liu Xiaoguang.

In a statement yesterday to the Hong Kong stock exchange, the company said Mr Liu resumed his duties on Thursday.

28 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The report 'PICC's 25 pc profit rise trails gains in life sector' (August 19) should have said that PICC made an 885 million yuan gain from investments on the back of a 44 per cent domestic stock market recovery in the first half, against 727 million yuan in unrealised and realised capital losses a year earlier when the stock market fell 15 per cent in the reporting period.

22 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Suspended Capital Land posts fivefold rise in profit

Beijing Capital Land, whose shares have been suspended since June 20 after the chairman was arrested, reported a more than fivefold increase in first-half profit.

12 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

War to keep graft away from Games stepped up

Beijing works hard to remove smell of corruption around sacked vice-mayor

Beijing has stepped up its battle against corruption to repair the city's image - tarnished by a scandal involving a vice-mayor.

5 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Corridors of power buzzing with sex scandal

Mixing sex and politics brews great scandals and mainland leaders have recently had plenty of them on their hands. But none has set the corridors of power in Beijing more abuzz than the scandal that led to the sacking of vice-mayor Liu Zhihua .

3 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Ex-naval chief expelled by NPC

China's top legislature expelled former deputy naval commander Wang Shouye yesterday after confirming that the 62-year-old officer had taken bribes and kept mistresses.

'Wang Shouye was expelled on Thursday from China's national legislature on charges of economic crimes, after his mistress turned him in,' Xinhua reported.

30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The report 'The rise and fall of a career cadre' on page 11 of the Sunday Morning Post carried a caption saying a photo was of former Beijing vice-mayor Liu Zhihua . The photo was in fact of Beijing party secretary Liu Qi . We apologise for the error, which was caused by incorrect captioning by the agency that provided the photo.

27 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing Capital chairman arrested in probe

Liu Xiaoguang, the chairman of Beijing Capital Group, the parent firm of Hong Kong-listed Beijing Capital Land, was arrested on Saturday in connection with a corruption scandal involving former Beijing vice-mayor Liu Zhihua, sources said.

21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Olympic link to disgraced official rejected

Beijing Olympic organisers have distanced themselves from disgraced vice-mayor of the city, Liu Zhihua, who has been sacked for alleged corruption and a 'decadent lifestyle'.

The sacking of Liu, 57, who was in charge of venue construction for the Olympics, has prompted intense speculation about any links between his alleged wrongdoings and the 2008 Games.

13 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

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