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Entries by Chua Guan Cheong (32)


China Corruption Blotter (March 8, 2013)

According to the Supreme People’s Court, of all people convicted of corruption, bribery, or dereliction of duty from 2008 onwards, 23% were given heavy sentences (i.e., sentences of ten years or more, including death sentences and suspended death sentences), and 38% were given no jail time.

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China Corruption Blotter (March 1, 2013)

The Gansu Higher People’s Court recently rejected the appeal of former Gansu Province Land and Resources Bureau deputy director Zhang Guohua against his life sentence.

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China Corruption Blotter (February 22, 2013)

The Hefei Intermediate People’s Court recently rejected the appeal of former Chaohu City (Anhui Province) Civil Affairs Bureau Party group secretary, identified as He, against his ten and a half year prison sentence.

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China Corruption Blotter (February 15, 2013)

Former Jiangxi Province deputy secretary-general Wu Zhiming was recently sentenced to death with two years reprieve, stripped of all political rights, and had all assets confiscated for corruption involving $7.6 million.

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China Corruption Blotter (February 8, 2013)

According to online reports, Shenzhen’s Baoan District Justice Bureau used public funds to purchase more than 20 Samsung Galaxy Note II cellphones for staff members.

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China Corruption Blotter (February 1, 2013)

Wu Yongwen, former deputy director of the Standing Committee of Hubei Provincial People’s Congress, has reportedly been placed under investigation after his mistress’s husband told authorities Wu took bribes and led an “indecent life.”

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China Corruption Blotter (January 25, 2013)

State-run media agency Xinhua reported Hunan Transport Department deputy chief Zou Heping was recently detained on corruption charges linked to expressway construction in the province.

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China Corruption Blotter (January 18, 2013)

Former Haikou City (Hainan Province) Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) director Wang Tingxiong was recently sentenced to ten years for corruption involving $22,400. Wang allegedly took bribes from agency vendors as well as tenants of a building owned by the Haikou AIC.

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China Corruption Blotter (January 11, 2013)

Guo Wen, a village official from Beijing Fengtai District, was sentenced to nine years for dereliction of duty and embezzling $607,620 in demolition compensation in 2007 from the Fengtai government while he served as village Party branch secretary.

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China Corruption Blotter (January 8, 2013)

Ningxia Autonomous Region Forestry Bureau director Wang Delin was sacked and expelled from the Party for corruption. A short notice from the Ningxia Commission for Discipline Inspection said Wang was also found to have fabricated evidence to accuse some colleagues of disciplinary violations.

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China Corruption Blotter (January 4, 2013)

The director of the Yang’an Town Medical Center in Shandong Leling City was recently sentenced to 11 years in prison for corruption involving $35,900.

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China Corruption Blotter (December 28, 2012)

According to Chinese reports, two unnamed hospitals in Shangrao City (Jiangxi Province) were recently fined by the authorities for paying kickbacks to medical personnel in exchange for patient referrals for CT scans and other tests.

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