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      China’s anti-graft investigators detain Sinopec president

      The president and vice-chairman of Sinopec, the Chinese petrochemical giant, has been detained by Communist party...

    2. April 17, 2015

      China jails veteran journalist Gao Yu for leaking ‘state secrets’

      China has sentenced a veteran journalist to seven years in prison on charges of “disclosing state secrets” in a case that...

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    1. April 15, 2015

      Interview: Li Keqiang on China’s challenges

      China’s turbocharged economy is growing at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century and is expected to slow further, the...

    2. April 15, 2015

      Transcript: Li Keqiang

      On March 31 2015, China’s Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council gave an exclusive interview to Lionel Barber, editor of...

    3. April 14, 2015

      Anti-corruption drive grounds China private jet sales

      China’s campaign against corruption launched by President Xi Jinping, which has dented sales of luxury goods, has now...

    4. April 13, 2015

      Former chairman of China’s CNPC goes on trial for corruption

      The former head of China’s biggest energy group, one of the most senior officials to be ensnared in China’s anti-corruption...

    5. April 9, 2015

      Chinese TV anchor suspended for anti-Mao comments

      A top anchor on China’s state television network has been suspended after a video in which he insulted Mao Zedong went...

    6. April 8, 2015

      China: Projections of power

      China’s military made history practically every day last week. On Thursday it was the Lin Yi, a guided missile frigate,...

    7. April 3, 2015

      China charges former head of secret police Zhou Yongkang

      The former all-powerful head of China’s secret police, Zhou Yongkang, has been formally charged with “bribery, abuse of...

    8. March 31, 2015

      China officials hit skids in driving tests

      Chinese officials are already reeling from the indignity of losing their official cars and chauffeurs as part of Beijing’s...

    9. March 19, 2015

      Galaxy Entertainment posts 9% rise in full-year revenue

      Billionaire casino tycoon Lui Che-woo says Macau’s gaming industry is heading into a “new era”, following a sharp drop in...

    10. March 17, 2015

      China graft tsar plans US visit amid drive to extradite fugitives

      China’s anti-corruption tsar is preparing to visit the US as Beijing steps up its drive to extradite corrupt officials who...

    11. March 16, 2015

      PetroChina vice-chairman detained in anti-corruption probe

      China’s anti-corruption purge has returned to sting national oil company PetroChina, which on Monday announced its...

    12. March 16, 2015

      China goes to court to target activists

      China is sharply increasing its use of criminal prosecution as a tool for maintaining control in 2014, two reports have...

    13. March 16, 2015

      Xu Caihou, Chinese general snared in anti-corruption probe, dies

      Xu Caihou, the most senior military officer snared in China’s anti-corruption campaign, has died of natural causes after...

    14. March 13, 2015

      China tycoon warns on corruption purge

      China’s richest man has warned of the perils of detaining private entrepreneurs amid the country’s anti-corruption drive,...

    15. March 3, 2015

      Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption purge takes aim at China’s military

      Not long after Chinese president Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption campaign in 2013, a western military delegation...

    16. February 26, 2015

      China atwitter over next ‘tiger’ to fall in corruption purge

      As China’s two-year-old anti-corruption campaign rages on, an article attacking a long-dead Manchu prince from the late 19th...

    17. February 24, 2015

      Europe dares to talk tough with China regulators

      Never mess with the US Feds, but what about China’s Reds? From Al Capone’s Depression-era run-in with the Internal Revenue...

    18. February 19, 2015

      China corruption purge reaches living rooms via new year TV gala

      China’s two-year anti-corruption campaign reached living rooms nationwide with a featured skit in state broadcaster CCTV’s...

    19. February 18, 2015

      China’s contradictory war against corruption

      For many foreign observers, the key issues facing China are the management of the economy and the direction of foreign...

    20. February 18, 2015

      Sports shoe maker loses track of bosses

      Directors of London-quoted Chinese sports shoe maker Naibu have been forced to admit that they have lost all contact with...

    21. February 18, 2015

      Investors grapple with China corruption risks

      “So Mr Chairman, just how many passports do you have?” A question such as this may not seem the typical opening line when...

    22. February 16, 2015

      How China’s political purge felled Kaisa

      Foreign businesses operating in China are all too familiar with cautionary tales — whether they involve regulatory zeal,...

    23. February 9, 2015

      China’s strange fear of a colour revolution

      China’s education minister has just issued an edict to the country’s universities that sounds like something from the heyday...

    24. February 9, 2015

      Chinese mining tycoon executed

      China has executed a mining tycoon with ties to Zhou Yongkang, the powerful former security chief and the most important...

    25. February 3, 2015

      China’s anti-corruption probe broadens into finance sector

      China’s anti-corruption campaign is spreading to the country’s financial sector following the arrest of two senior bank...

    26. February 1, 2015

      President of China Minsheng quits

      The president of China Minsheng Banking Corp has resigned amid domestic media reports that he is under investigation by...

    27. January 29, 2015

      China launches survey of suicides among Communist party officials

      The Chinese Communist party has launched a nationwide survey to ascertain how many of its members have committed suicide...

    28. January 27, 2015

      China seeks end to gold medal fixation

      China’s graft fighters have added gold medals to their growing list of out-of-favour “bling”, after an investigation into...

    29. January 21, 2015

      Shanghai punishes officials over New Year’s eve stampede

      The Shanghai government has punished police, local Communist party and district government officials for the stampede that...

    30. January 20, 2015

      Beijing boosts its foreign policy and the war on graft

      It was in November 2012 that Xi Jinping stepped on to the stage for the first time as leader of China’s Communist party with...

    31. January 20, 2015

      Xi Jinping’s pay far behind global peers even after 62% rise

      Xi Jinping has been handed a 62 per cent pay rise but the Chinese president’s new base salary, equivalent to $22,256 a year,...

    32. January 19, 2015

      Hong Kong puts talent before cash with visa scheme suspension

      Alice Meng was rushed off her feet last Wednesday when Hong Kong said it would suspend its immigrant investor programme the...

    33. January 12, 2015

      Chinese spymaster Ma Jian detained in corruption purge

      One of China’s most powerful spymasters has become the latest victim of the country’s fierce anti-corruption campaign. Ma...

    34. January 6, 2015

      Widening graft probe snares China Southern CFO

      China’s largest airline has lost its chief financial officer as part of a widening investigation that has claimed four top...

    35. January 2, 2015

      China anti-corruption sweep snares top diplomat

      Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has claimed its first victim from the senior diplomatic ranks, as...

    36. January 2, 2015

      Macau gambling revenues hit by China graft campaign

      Macau’s gaming sector suffered its first annual decline in revenue last year, as Beijing’s anti-corruption drive dented...

    37. January 1, 2015

      Xi’s crackdown on corruption has hit the obvious targets

      The arrest last month of Zhou Yongkang, China’s security tsar , is an occasion to assess the controversial anti-corruption...

    38. December 23, 2014

      Xi graft purge snares predecessor’s aide

      China’s Communist party has launched an investigation into yet another senior official as President Xi Jinping broadens the...

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