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Entries in Chinese Communist Party (7)

Monday
Nov252013

A year on in China: New leadership and its impact on anti-corruption enforcement

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.

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Tuesday
Nov192013

‘Integrity bonus’ proposed in China to curb official corruption

Before the Communist Party’s Third Plenum kicked off on November 9, the Development Research Center of the State Council, a government think tank, submitted a comprehensive reform blueprint to the central committee outlining reforms in various aspects of the state, dubbed the “383 Plan.”

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Friday
Oct252013

Bo appeal rejected, life sentence upheld

A Chinese court Friday rejected the appeal of former party leader Bo Xilai and upheld his life sentence.

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Sunday
Sep222013

Life sentence for Bo Xilai

The highest China official to face corruption charges was convicted Sunday and sentenced to life in prison.

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Wednesday
Sep112013

What is Weibo (and why should we care)?

The Chinese social media dragon has risen. According to the Peoples Online Public Monitoring Office, Weibo, the country’s answer to Twitter, has more than 500 million users. And judging by their impact, they mean business.

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Wednesday
Jan302013

Baidu, other top mainland internet companies, employ thousands of Party members

Recent Chinese media reports put numbers to the Communist Party’s heavy presence in the mainland’s internet sector. These statistics, viewed against the backdrop of recent corruption scandals in this industry, spell significant FCPA risk for multinational companies.

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Thursday
Oct042012

Chinese public skeptical about anti-graft fight

Fallen from grace: Bo Xilai (photo courtesy of wikipedia)Shortly after announcing that former political high-flyer Bo Xilai had been expelled from the Chinese Communist Party and faced criminal prosecution for corruption, China’s state news agency Xinhua published a commentary titled "Whoever tramples on party discipline and national law will be punished severely."

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