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Former railways chief Liu Zhijun urges daughter to 'stay out of politics'

“No matter what you do - stay out of politics”. This was the advice disgraced ex-railways boss Liu Zhijun had for his daughter as he prepared to face the full judicial wrath of the Communist Party this month.

Tuesday, 25 June, 2013, 6:03pm 2 comments

Seized assets much more than case against disgraced rail boss Liu Zhijun

Investigations into disgraced rail minister Liu Zhijun and other "related cases" have resulted in the recovery of almost 350 flats and more than 900 million yuan (HK$1.14 billion), according to a Beijing newspaper affiliated with Xinhua.

11 Jun 2013 - 1:38pm 9 comments

Former railways minister seeks leniency on corruption charges

The man once responsible for overseeing the mainland's notorious railways ministry went on trial in Beijing yesterday seeking a lenient verdict on charges of corruption and abuse of power.

10 Jun 2013 - 2:20am 2 comments

A Bad Week for ... , June 9, 2013

Titus Wong Koon-ho, the former Wan Chai divisional police commander, was jailed for a year for misconduct and accused of lying in court.

9 Jun 2013 - 2:40am

Disgraced rail boss Liu Zhijun to stand trial for 'very serious' graft

Disgraced former railways minister Liu Zhijun will go on trial in Beijing tomorrow in one of the mainland's biggest corruption case in recent years.

8 Jun 2013 - 4:04am

Ex-railways chief Liu Zhijun meddled with projects worth 175b yuan, court hears

The Beijing News reported yesterday that Liu colluded with Shanxi businesswoman Ding Shumiao from the end of 2007 and granted railway projects to 23 state-owned firms Ding chose. Ding and her underlings consequently illegally obtained about 3.2 billion yuan, with about 2.4 billion yuan going to Ding alone.

19 Apr 2013 - 4:54am

A Bad Week for … , April 14, 2013

Liu Zhijun, the disgraced former mainland railways minister, was formally charged with taking bribes and abusing his office after one of the biggest corruption operations of recent years.

14 Apr 2013 - 2:15am

Who said it?

He wanted me to guarantee he would escape the death penalty … of course I could not.

12 Apr 2013 - 3:12am

Ex-railways minister Liu Zhijun seeks to avoid death penalty

Beleaguered former railways minister and alleged philanderer Liu Zhijun asked lawyers to help him escape the death penalty in his upcoming trial, while his wife described him as a good man who came home for dinner every night, mainland media reports said.

12 Apr 2013 - 5:44am 1 comment

China news round-up: Dandong denies halt to North Korea tourism, cargo traffic reported normal

North Korea163.com* Cross-border cargo traffic is reported to be normal.Southern Metropolis Daily*

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am