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Entries in China Compliance Digest (111)


China ‘internet police’ patrol for harmful content

China has officially launched 50 social media accounts run by internet police to target illegal and harmful online information. 

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Beijing: Traffic cop made $3.9 million selling lucky license plates

Image courtesy of wantchinatimes.comSong Jian’guo, a former traffic police officer in Beijing, is on trial for receiving 23.9 million yuan ($3.9 million) in bribes in exchange for issuing privileged car license plates to several business tycoons.

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Pharma news: China restricts hospital drug sales 

China is pushing reforms at public hospitals in the wake of widespread complaints about inadequate healthcare services and corruption related to drug sales.

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‘Small coffers’ at China Telecom paid for feasts and prostitutes

China’s third-largest mobile carrier China Telecom Corp Ltd punished 31 executives found to have engaged in extravagant banquets and prostitution.

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China scratches 66 golf courses over environment and corruption concerns 

China closed 66 illegal golf courses in its latest efforts to clamp down on corruption and environmental degradation.

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PwC among seven firms tabbed to audit China SOE overseas assets 

China has chosen seven audit firms including PwC, BDO, and Grant Thornton to examine the overseas assets of major state-owned enterprises (SOEs) following an open tender held last month.

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Is an extradition treaty with China on the agenda?

China Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying (Image courtesy of the China Ministry of Foreign Affairs)Chinese and U.S. officials will meet in August to discuss further cooperation in tracking down corrupt Chinese fugitives who fled with illicit gains.

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China bank execs under fire for graft

The president and party chief of China Minsheng Banking Corp, Mao Xiaofeng, has resigned after being investigated by anti-graft authorities.

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China police feast on endangered salamanders, beat up reporters who saw them

Fourteen police officers in the southern China city of Shenzhen have been suspended after local media accused them of eating rare and protected salamanders at a seafood restaurant, and beating journalists who tried to expose their luxury dinner.

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Will a pay raise keep the Mandarins honest?

China’s State Council has released a plan to increase salaries of civil servants amid public expectations that it will help curb corruption.

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Louis Vuitton belt lands Mandarin in hot water

An official in central China’s Hunan province has been placed under graft probe after an online photo showed him wearing a Louis Vuitton belt.

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China property developer hired HIV carriers to scare hold-out landowners

Twenty-five government officials in Nanyang city in Henan province have been disciplined for accepting gifts from a property developer that hired six HIV carriers to force residents to evacuate their homes for demolition.

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