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Entries in China Compliance Digest (112)


China's TCL Corp implicated in bribery scandal 

A subsidiary of the leading Chinese consumer electronics producer TCL Corporation allegedly bribed a government official in Guangdong province in exchange for government subsidies.

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China urges mandarins to quit private jobs

The Communist Party has urged some 40,700 government officials, including 229 at provincial and ministerial-level, to quit their part-time jobs in private companies.

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Auditors uncover lots of weirdness in China SOEs

China’s National Audit Office (NAO) has found massive financial irregularities ranging from theft of state assets to dodgy tender deals in more than a dozen state-owned firms, according to the agency’s annual audit report.

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China companies allegedly bribe their way to ISO certs

Some Chinese companies have obtained quality-control certificates through fraudulent means including paying bribes to government officials, according to an undercover investigation by state-run Xinhua News Agency.

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Ex-COSCO boss facing graft charges 

Xu Minjie, the former deputy general manager of China’s state-owned shipping giant China Ocean Shipping Group Co. (COSCO), has been expelled from the communist party while awaiting corruption charges, in a sign that China’s anti-graft campaign has spread into the shipping industry.

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CCTV exec investigated for running protection racket

A senior executive with the sate-run China Central Television (CCTV), Guo Zhenxi, has been placed under investigation for graft.

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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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Suicide risk grows among China officials 

Kong Chuizhu the vice-chairman of People’s Congress Standing Committee in southwestern China’s Yunnan province, has been hospitalized after attempting suicide.

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Sister-act mistresses expose Shanxi graft 

Two sisters who were mistresses to the disgraced former vice chairman of Shanxi provincial People’s Congress standing committee, Jin Daoming (pictured), created a business empire to help Jin launder money and hide corrupt activities, local online news portal Caixin reported.

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Anti-graft sweep hits China power sector

Hundreds of inspectors from the National Audit Office (NAO) have been sent to the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the country’s largest state-owned electric utility company, to conduct accountability audits of the company’s top management.

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China science sector target of graft and embezzlement probe

A widening investigation of Guangdong’s science and technology field has uncovered a large-scale corruption network and implicated over 50 science officials linked to embezzlement of state science funds.

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GSK cuts 150 China staff for improper sales practices 

UK drug maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has sacked over 150 staff in China amid a probe into allegations that the firm bribed doctors and government officials to boost drug sales, according to the 21st Century Business Herald (21CBH).

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