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China’s anti-corruption campaign leads to fewer prosecutions

China’s anti-corruption campaign leads to fewer prosecutions

Xi Jinping’s pledge to catch ‘tigers’ as well as ‘flies’ fails to live up to the media hype Tommy Zheng, chinaworker.info Statistics just released from the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP), which oversees criminal investigations and prosecutions in China, show that in the first eight months of this year there was […]

Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

Family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao in new financial scandal

China’s censors block more overseas websites to limit fallout from “JPMorgan affair” Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The family of China’s ex-premier Wen Jiabao is once again the focus of a financial scandal – this time concerning fat payouts from a Wall Street bank in return for business deals in China. The […]

China: The high-speed trial of Liu Zhijun

China: The high-speed trial of Liu Zhijun

How serious is Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive? Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Liu Zhijun, who spearheaded China’s gargantuan high-speed rail programme, was tried for corruption on June 9 in Beijing. To say Liu, the former Minister of Railways, was corrupt is something of an understatement. No fewer than 477 court files detailed […]