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Entries in Bo Xilai (16)

Thursday
Jun262014

Biggest ‘Tiger’ so far falls in China anti-graft sweep 

Su Rong, former vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, courtesy of WikipediaThe highest-ranking Chinese official since President Xi Jinping launched a massive campaign against corruption was formally removed from his post Wednesday.

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Wednesday
Mar192014

China graft-busters deliver annual reports 

China’s top prosecutor Cao JianmingChina’s top prosecutor Cao Jianming and Chief justice Zhou Qiang delivered work reports to the National People’s Congress during the annual parliamentary session, highlighting anti-corruption achievements in 2013 and outlining this year’s planned actions.

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Thursday
Dec192013

Bravery ‘over there’ is the big story of 2013

We Americans sometimes think that because we have the FCPA and activist enforcement agencies, we also have a monopoly on the fight against corruption. Not true. There are people all over the world standing firm against graft. No matter where, it's dangerous work. But there was plenty of courage and persistence on display in 2013 beyond our borders.

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Monday
Nov252013

A year on in China: New leadership and its impact on anti-corruption enforcement

Last November, I wrote a post analyzing how the leadership transition in China’s Communist Party might affect anti-corruption enforcement in that country and offering a few observations and predictions. The most recent Central Committee meeting of the Party, held in mid-November in Beijing, provides an opportunity to see how those predictions have borne out.

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Friday
Oct252013

Bo appeal rejected, life sentence upheld

A Chinese court Friday rejected the appeal of former party leader Bo Xilai and upheld his life sentence.

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Tuesday
Oct152013

Once-loved princelings feel the heat

Suddenly there's lots of buzz about China's princelings -- the children of top officials who enjoy vast privileges in education, work, and business.

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Monday
Sep302013

China strike teams find sleaze . . . everywhere

Four months ago, China's anticorruption czar Wang Qishan sent ten team across the country on surprise inspections. They uncovered graft nearly everywhere they went.

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Sunday
Sep222013

Life sentence for Bo Xilai

The highest China official to face corruption charges was convicted Sunday and sentenced to life in prison.

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Sunday
Sep012013

China's feared ex-security chief facing graft investigation

Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians in China for the past ten years, is the target of an investigation into corruption.

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Monday
Aug262013

Bo trial becomes surreal family drama

Former China political leader Bo Xilai is on trial for embezzlement and abuse of power.He was once a political superstar in China, perhaps destined to lead the country. But for the past five days, Bo Xilai has been on trial for corruption and abuse of power.

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Friday
May172013

China Corruption Blotter (May 17, 2013)

According to online allegations, Tao Mingzhe, deputy director of Shenzhen (Guangdong Province) People’s Hospital’s anesthesiology department, took bribes worth millions of dollars from drug and medical device companies, and has two mistresses. Pharma companies allegedly paid for Tao to go on sightseeing trips and attend symposiums. He is being investigated by anti-corruption authorities. The hospital said Tao is still at his post. http://fanfu.people.com.cn

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Monday
Jan212013

Cleaning up China's FDI-rich Chongqing

Chongqing by night (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)In 2011, the western municipality of Chongqing attracted nearly $11 billion in inward foreign direct investment (FDI), better than Beijing’s FDI total for the same year.

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