Mainland banker Yang Kun has resigned as an executive director of Agricultural Bank of China after more than a month being detained in Beijing amid a widening probe into allegations of illegal gambling and misappropriation of clients' money.Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 12:00am
The detention of a top executive of the mainland's third-largest bank last week could be linked to investigations into several other officials and businessmen.5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The detention of a senior executive at one of China's Big Four state-controlled banks not only caught the mainland's banking industry by surprise, it is likely to make some property developers anxious.1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
To those who knew him, Yang Kun was not a particularly forthcoming man. He tended to keep a low profile even as he climbed up Agriculture Bank of China's ranks.
But now the senior executive's quiet rise at one of the mainland's Big Four lenders has sparked an uproar, as 63-year-old Yang (pictured) faces allegations of corruption, including illegal links to Macau gambling.31 May 2012 - 12:00am
A senior executive at one of the mainland's Big Four state-controlled banks has been detained amid a widening investigation into allegations of illegal gambling and the misappropriation of clients' money.31 May 2012 - 12:00am