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Entries in Zhou Yongkang (14)

Thursday
Aug062015

U.S. judge tosses graft cover-up suit against PetroChina

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a securities lawsuit against PetroChina Tuesday that alleged the company failed to disclose corruption it flagged for Chinese investigators and made misleading statements in two annual reports.

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Monday
Jun292015

Zhou Yongkang leaked state secrets to 'fortune teller'

China’s former state security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, leaked state secrets to a fortune teller by the name of Cao Yongzheng.

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Monday
Jun152015

Zhou Yongkang jailed for life for graft and leaking state secrets

Here's the statement from the First Intermediate People’s Court of Tianjin issued June 11 announcing the sentencing of Zhou Yongkang, China's former domestic security tsar and a member of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee.

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Friday
Oct242014

China Corruption Blotter (October 24, 2014)

Fang Guangyun, former party secretary of Zhanbei neighborhood committee in Hefei city (Anhui Province), is on trial for defrauding government of 63 apartments meant for relocated residents. Dubbed “Uncle House,” Fang also took $9,774 in bribes from residents to help them obtain houses fraudulently. Fang’s daughter and son-in-law were both jailed for five years in July for participating in the fraud scheme. http://epaper.ynet.com

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Tuesday
Sep232014

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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Monday
Sep152014

VW China partner graft probe widens

China’s anti-graft authorities have launched investigations of 50 executives at state-owned FAW Group Corp, one of the country’s Big Four automakers and a partner of Volkswagen AG, sources said.

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Wednesday
Jul302014

China launches formal investigation of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

China's state-run Xinhua news agency said Tuesday that former security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for suspected "serious disciplinary violations."

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Wednesday
Jul022014

China to try another political figure as President Xi's anti-corruption campaign continues

General Xu Caihou, courtesy of WikipediaXu Caihou, the former vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and his case sent to prosecutors for a court martial, the CPC Central Committee announced on Monday. 

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Thursday
Jun262014

Biggest ‘Tiger’ so far falls in China anti-graft sweep 

Su Rong, former vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, courtesy of WikipediaThe 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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Monday
May262014

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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Monday
Mar312014

China seizes $14.5 billion from former security chief

Image courtesy of WikipediaChinese authorities have seized assets worth at least $14.5 billion from retired domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation.

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Tuesday
Mar112014

Wison Engineering says chairman arrested on bribery charges

Hua Bangsong, Courtesy of NTDTV.com, via YouTubeShanghai-based Wison Engineering Services Co. said Friday that its chairman was arrested by Chinese police for "alleged bribery activity."

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