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Ex-Shanghai boss jailed for 18 years

Chen Liangyu found guilty of graft

Former Shanghai party secretary Chen Liangyu was jailed for 18 years for corruption yesterday, becoming the highest-ranking Communist Party leader to be jailed for graft on the mainland in a decade.

Saturday, 12 April, 2008, 12:00am

Falling down

Chen Liangyu - pictured being driven away from court yesterday in the white van - is the latest and most high-profile official to be sentenced over the Shanghai pension fund scandal. Here's what other officials and executive got

Shanghai government officials

18 years

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Six officials jailed over Shanghai fund scandal

Mainland courts have sentenced several officials implicated in the Shanghai pension fund case, handing down a life sentence to a former aide of the city's sacked party secretary, state media said yesterday.

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Film takes close-up of Shanghai accused

Shanghai is treating government officials to a new movie - a morality tale about the evils of corruption starring 11 people seized in the city's pension fund case.

The propaganda film, presented in a documentary style with interviews, is called The Evil of Greed and runs for 40 minutes.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Nine to face trial in Shanghai pensions scam

Nine government and state company officials involved in the Shanghai pension fund case will face criminal prosecution in the city's biggest corruption scandal.

3 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Warning to crooked businessmen

Shanghai mayor says those who disturb economic order must be punished

Shanghai's mayor and acting party secretary has issued a stern warning to corrupt entrepreneurs, saying the city will not allow such businessmen to get a foothold in the eastern metropolis, local media reported late on Wednesday.

26 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Retail boss detained in Shanghai graft probe

The head of the mainland's biggest retailer, former Shanghai government official Xue Quanrong, has been detained and is under investigation for alleged corruption, an official newspaper said yesterday.

30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

This time, anti-graft investigators are staying put in Shanghai

Repercussions of the widening corruption scandal involving Shanghai's pension fund - the largest scam of its kind to have emerged so far on the mainland - are being felt in the highest levels of Chinese politics.

28 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Shanghai pension fund scandal claims another official

A widening corruption scandal involving Shanghai's pension fund has claimed another victim, causing a leadership shake-up and leaving at least three key government posts vacant.

26 Aug 2006 - 12:00am