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Entries in PetroChina (8)

Thursday
Aug062015

U.S. judge tosses graft cover-up suit against PetroChina

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a securities lawsuit against PetroChina Tuesday that alleged the company failed to disclose corruption it flagged for Chinese investigators and made misleading statements in two annual reports.

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Wednesday
Jul302014

China launches formal investigation of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

China's state-run Xinhua news agency said Tuesday that former security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for suspected "serious disciplinary violations."

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Monday
May262014

China probe of oil and gas corruption spreads overseas

A sweeping corruption investigation into state oil giant China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has expanded from domestic oilfields to overseas operations, with two more oil executives being detained for questioning.

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Monday
Mar312014

China seizes $14.5 billion from former security chief

Image courtesy of WikipediaChinese authorities have seized assets worth at least $14.5 billion from retired domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation.

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Tuesday
Mar112014

Wison Engineering says chairman arrested on bribery charges

Hua Bangsong, Courtesy of NTDTV.com, via YouTubeShanghai-based Wison Engineering Services Co. said Friday that its chairman was arrested by Chinese police for "alleged bribery activity."

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Friday
Nov152013

China Corruption Blotter (November 15, 2013)

Wu Zhanhui, formerly the deputy secretary-general of the Party Committee at Dongguan City (Guangdong province) and head of the Dongguan Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau, is on trial for taking $8 million from the owner of Dongguan Hengtai Environmental Protection Equipment Co., Lai Hongzhong. The bribes were given to grant him an industrial waste treatment station contract. Wu was also found spending $12 million buying estate properties in Hong Kong via underground banks. http://news.xinhuanet.com

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Thursday
Sep192013

Wison records seized, accounts frozen; chairman ‘unreachable’

Hong Kong-listed Wison Engineering, one of the companies implicated in the graft scandal engulfing China's oil and gas sector, said authorities have seized the company's records and frozen its bank accounts.

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Tuesday
Sep102013

China oil and gas tycoons run for cover

The bribery and corruption scandal surrounding the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is spreading across China’s oil and gas industry, forcing executives there to deny involvement in the graft alleged at the top levels of the industry.

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