The 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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China’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.
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.
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.
A Chinese court Friday rejected the appeal of former party leader Bo Xilai and upheld his life sentence.
Suddenly there's lots of buzz about China's princelings -- the children of top officials who enjoy vast privileges in education, work, and business.
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.
The highest China official to face corruption charges was convicted Sunday and sentenced to life in prison.
Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians in China for the past ten years, is the target of an investigation into corruption.
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.
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
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.