A Bad Week for ... , April 12, 2015
The former mayor of Nanjing , known as "Mayor Bulldozer" due to his penchant for construction projects, was sentenced to 15 years in jail for pocketing more than 11 million yuan (HK$14 million) in bribes. After taking over Nanjing, he ordered the city to tear up and rebuild a main road, even though it was only 16 years old and had been designed to last 50 years.
Byrraju Ramalinga Raju
The ex-chief of outsourcing giant Satyam and his aides were convicted over a US$2.25 billion accounting fraud dubbed "India's Enron". They cooked Satyam's books in 2009 during the IT boom in India in a case that shook the industry and raised questions about the country's regulators. Raju faces prison for breach of trust.
The 68-year-old mainland painter was fined HK$6,000 after being found guilty of assaulting a flight attendant on a Cathay Pacific flight by throwing a plastic cup at her. Outside court he blasted the Hong Kong airline, saying it "lacked virtuous morals" and swore never to fly Cathay again.