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Entries in China Compliance Digest (111)


Nissan China joint venture swept up in anti-corruption campaign

Authorities are investigating a senior executive at Dongfeng Motor Co Ltd, a joint venture between China’s state-owned Dongfeng Motor Corporation and Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co.

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China targets illegal money flows to Macau

China has launched a crackdown on illicit money flows to Macau as part of efforts to combat money laundering and corruption, the South China Morning Post reported.

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China: Ex-railway official’s mistress jailed for bribery

Luo Fei (photo), a singer in China’s railway arts group and mistress of former senior railway official Zhang Shuguang, has been sentenced to five years in prison for taking bribes together with her lover.

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China courts use Taobao to auction assets of corrupt officials

More than 500 Chinese courts have joined Alibaba Group’s popular online shopping platform Taobao to sell confiscated assets of corrupt officials.

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China profs arrested for stealing science research funds

Chinese authorities have jailed two science researchers and arrested four others following a discovery that they siphoned government research funds totaling over 25 million yuan ($4 million) for their personal benefit.

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China state newspaper accuses foreign firms of tax evasion

China’s state-run newspaper People’s Daily has accused multinational companies of avoiding taxes in China and urged authorities to take measures to combat tax evasion.

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China whistleblower exposes ‘bribery list’ naming 40 officials 

Discipline authorities at Jingbian County of northwestern China’s Shaanxi province have launched investigations into more than 40 local government officials who have been implicated in an alleged “bribery list” scandal.

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Leading China media group accused of running extortion and protection racket

Over 30 people from prominent media group 21st Century Media Co. have been investigated for alleged extortion by its journalists in exchange for favorable coverage, Shanghai police said.

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China mining sector feeling more pressure from anti-graft campaign 

Image courtesy of Zhongjin Gold CorpA widening anti-corruption campaign directed toward the mining sector is bringing down more high-ranking executives at state-owned enterprises. China’s largest gold producer Zhongjin Gold Corp. announced that its general manager Wang Ronghu has been detained by prosecutors

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Investigators probe suspicious death of Zhou Yongkang’s first wife 

Investigators are looking for the evidence of foul play in the death of the first wife of Zhou Yongkang, a source with direct knowledge of the investigation told Reuters.

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China's latest food scandal: Tainted chicken feet frozen for 50 years

Thirty-eight people have been arrested in China on suspicion of selling or producing chicken feet contaminated with hydrogen peroxide, the latest food safety scandal that has shocked the country.

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Report: Qualcomm paid $975,000 to China anti-trust official for ‘consulting fees’

China’s State Council has fired one of its senior advisors for allegedly helping Qualcomm Inc. in an anti-trust probe in exchange for $975,000 in consulting fees.

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