Xu Caihou, born in 1943, is a former vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, with the rank of a general in the Chinese People's Liberation Army. He was expelled from the Communist Party in June 2014 and is under investigation for the suspicion of accepting bribes. He is the most senior military official to be expelled and investigated in Chinese president Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign.
The PLA's chief prosecutor has been promoted in a move one observer said would boost efforts to fight military graft and was a reward for his role in handling the case of Xu Caihou, the disgraced former top general.Monday, 10 November, 2014, 8:44am 1 comment
China’s military must not let down those who gave their lives for the Communist Party in the revolutionary struggle and must resolutely fight corruption, state media has quoted President Xi Jinping as saying.3 Nov 2014 - 6:49pm 9 comments
Military prosecutors yesterday said they would charge a retired top general with bribery after a seven-month investigation, making it the most high-profile anti-corruption case in the history of the People’s Liberation Army.29 Oct 2014 - 10:39am 9 comments
The fate of two major generals linked to a high-ranking PLA officer under investigation for corruption are in doubt amid a reshuffle of personnel that suggests disloyal officers are being purged, analysts say.1 Oct 2014 - 4:13am 1 comment
When President Xi Jinping officiates at today's celebration of the 65th anniversary of the founding of the people's republic, two other approaching events will no doubt loom in his mind.1 Oct 2014 - 4:44am
A former deputy logistics chief of the People's Liberation Army was charged with corruption yesterday as the party launches a massive drive to clean up the military.1 Apr 2014 - 3:27am 4 comments