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Former party boss won't appeal sentence

Former Shanghai party secretary Chen Liangyu will not appeal against his 18-year jail term, says his lawyer, Gao Zicheng .

Tuesday, 22 April, 2008, 12:00am

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.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Major player in Shanghai scandal jailed

A court yesterday sentenced businessman Zhang Rongkun, a major player in Shanghai's biggest ever corruption case, to 19 years in jail, a mainland magazine reported.

8 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Company official to face trial in graft case

A former top official with a Shanghai state company has been stripped of his Communist Party membership and will face prosecution for his involvement in a corruption case, state media reported yesterday.

Wang Weigong, former deputy general manager of the Shenergy Group, was arrested in July in a case involving misappropriation of Shanghai's pension fund.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Court gives harshest penalty in Shanghai pension fund case

A mainland court handed out the harshest known punishment yesterday in the Shanghai pension fund case, giving a suspended death sentence to former Shanghai Electric Group chairman Wang Chengming.

21 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Four linked to pension scandal tried

Four businessmen implicated in Shanghai's pension fund corruption case have been tried, mainland media said yesterday, but no verdicts were announced.

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

One more tried for pension fund misuse

Shanghai has tried another official involved in the misuse of the city's pension fund, but the courts have yet to announce any results.

The Shanghai No1 Intermediate People's Court tried Xu Wei, the former deputy chairman of Shanghai Electric's asset management company, on August 24, Caijing magazine said on its website, revealing news of the trial for the first time.

1 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Former F1 chief's embezzlement trial to start next week

Former Formula One racing chief Yu Zhifei is expected to stand trial next week in Anhui on charges of embezzling public funds while head of the Shanghai Shenhua Football Club, mainland media reported.

11 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Oversight lapses found at Shanghai Electric

Shanghai Electric Group, one of the mainland's three largest power equipment makers, had oversight shortcomings, including in its financial reporting controls, risk management and internal auditing, according to an Ernst & Young review.

3 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Troubled tycoons: five men who flew too close to the sun

Tang Wanxin , president of bankrupt D'Long International Strategic Investment was sentenced to eight years in jail for illegal banking and stock price manipulation in 2006.

17 Feb 2007 - 12:00am