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  1. August 28, 2014

    Hong Kong anti-corruption agents raid media mogul Jimmy Lai’s home

    Hong Kong authorities have raided the home of Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon and fierce critic of the Chinese government, in...

  2. August 22, 2014

    Deng anniversary eclipses Mao’s as Xi builds reformist credentials

    So effusive is the propaganda campaign launched to mark the 110th anniversary of Deng Xiaoping’s birth that a casual visitor...

  1. August 15, 2014

    Corporate investigators jailed in China will not appeal sentences

    Two foreign corporate investigators embroiled in GlaxoSmithKline’s Chinese corruption scandal have said they will not appeal...

  2. August 12, 2014

    Private-sector corruption with Chinese characteristics

    In the past year and a half, China has arrested thousands of public officials, to much applause at home and abroad. The...

  3. August 11, 2014

    Humphrey’s case casts spotlight on China due diligence

    When Peter Humphrey was convicted of illegally obtaining the personal information of Chinese citizens, it ended a case that...

  4. August 11, 2014

    Mercuria and Citi slug out exposure to China metals fraud

    The fallout from the metals financing scandal in China continues to be felt, with Citigroup and Mercuria, one of the world’s...

  5. August 8, 2014

    China court sentences GSK investigator

    A British corporate investigator embroiled in GlaxoSmithKline’s Chinese corruption scandal has been sentenced to two and a...

  6. August 8, 2014

    Trial of British corporate investigator opens in China

    Shanghai – The trial of a British investigator and his American wife kicked off today in Shanghai in a case that is seen as...

  7. August 7, 2014

    China probes death of customs official from scandal-hit port

    A senior Chinese customs official at a port embroiled in a metals financing scandal has died of “unnatural” causes, state...

  8. August 5, 2014

    Profile: Wang Qishan, China’s anti-corruption tsar

    In the midst of the biggest bankruptcy in Chinese history in 1998, Wang Qishan, the Communist party official in charge of...

  9. August 4, 2014

    China’s anti-corruption campaign is not all it seems

    Since Xi Jinping became general secretary of the Communist party in November 2012, China has been convulsed by the biggest...

  10. August 1, 2014

    Edelman China chief missing amid probe into detained TV anchor

    The China head of Edelman, the US public relations group, has been missing for more than a week following a police...

  11. July 31, 2014

    Xi anti-fraud crackdown reduces allure of joining Communist party

    The number of people joining the Chinese Communist party has fallen for the first time in a decade as President Xi Jinping’s...

  12. July 30, 2014

    Shanghai to feel full force of Xi’s anti-corruption onslaught

    The most extensive anti-corruption campaign in modern Chinese history is about to be unleashed on Shanghai, the country’s...

  13. July 29, 2014

    Xi Jinping takes risky path in disposal of ‘tiger’ Zhou Yongkang

    Ever since China’s new leader Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption drive 20 months ago, most observers have been...

  14. July 29, 2014

    Xi’s ‘tiger’ hunt breaks Communist party taboo

    At first glance, a public corruption investigation into the former all-powerful head of China’s secret police shows how...

  15. July 29, 2014

    Expats in China should read GSK potboiler carefully

    It is high summer in Beijing, that time of year when expat executives flee for generally cooler, definitely cleaner climes...

  16. July 29, 2014

    Timeline: The downfall of China’s security chief

    Zhou Yongkang’s demise is rooted in the downfall of Bo Xilai, the charismatic “princeling” and former politburo member who...

  17. July 29, 2014

    China places former security chief Zhou Yongkang under investigation

    The most senior official to face corruption charges in the history of modern China has been formally placed under...

  18. July 29, 2014

    Date set for GSK China bribe trial

    The public trial of a foreign couple linked to GlaxoSmithKline has been set for August 8, a Shanghai court said on Tuesday....

  19. July 23, 2014

    Why China’s hunt for tigers and flies is bound to fail

    In his crackdown on corruption, Xi Jinping, China’s president, promised to take down lofty officials as well as lowly...

  20. July 16, 2014

    GSK admits to 2001 China bribery scandal

    GlaxoSmithKline faces further scrutiny from US prosecutors after it emerged that staff were caught bribing Chinese officials...

  21. July 16, 2014

    Foreign companies are easy targets in China

    Eighteen months into China’s anti-corruption campaign, officials are still being removed from positions of power every day –...

  22. July 16, 2014

    Edelman confirms ties with detained China Central TV star

    Public relations firm Edelman has confirmed it had business ties with a leading Chinese TV presenter who was detained by the...

  23. July 14, 2014

    China confirms trial of GSK investigators

    China has confirmed for the first time that Shanghai prosecutors have indicted a British man and his American wife and...

  24. July 7, 2014

    China takes on ‘rat traders’ in stock market probe

    China’s securities regulator has stepped up its probe into insider trading, taking on “rat traders” in an attempt to restore...

  25. July 4, 2014

    GSK’s private investigator thrust into spotlight

    Peter Humphrey had not expected to be caught in the glare of a television camera from China Central Television, the state...

  26. July 4, 2014

    America and Britain flag concerns over GSK trial

    The US and UK have voiced concern about China’s decision to try in secret a British private investigator and his American...

  27. July 3, 2014

    GSK faces questions over direction of China corruption probe

    As GlaxoSmithKline’s Chinese corporate governance disaster began to slowly unfold last year, the British pharmaceuticals...

  28. July 3, 2014

    Private investigator facing trial in China attacks GSK

    The British private investigator detained in China in connection with his work for GlaxoSmithKline has said he feels...

  29. July 2, 2014

    China to try GSK couple ‘in secret’

    The British investigator and his American wife and business partner detained in China because of their work for...

  30. July 2, 2014

    Macau overtakes Switzerland in income tables

    Macau has leapfrogged Switzerland to become the world’s fourth richest territory per person, according to the World Bank,...

  31. June 30, 2014

    Senior Chinese general falls victim to Xi’s corruption crackdown

    The anti-corruption campaign launched by Xi Jinping, China’s president, has brought down its most powerful figure so far,...

  32. June 29, 2014

    Sex tape adds to murk of GSK China scandal

    The Chinese corruption scandal surrounding GlaxoSmithKline grew murkier on Sunday when it said senior executives had been...

  33. June 26, 2014

    China companies fake gold deals for $15bn loans, says auditor

    Chinese companies have used falsified gold transactions to obtain more than Rmb94bn ($15bn) in loans since 2012, according...

  34. June 25, 2014

    China graft probe uncovers taste for French vineyards

    Beijing has got more than it bargained for in its drive to promote overseas investment by Chinese companies, including more...

  35. June 23, 2014

    Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive in China takes autocratic turn

    Ever since Mao Zedong launched the devastating 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution that wiped out China’s intelligentsia and much...

  36. June 19, 2014

    South China Seas: Troubled waters

    When Wen Jiabao visited Japan as Chinese premier in 2007, he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to make the East...

  37. June 17, 2014

    Banks rattled as authorities zero in on the ‘Red Dot’

    “They said a fishing village couldn’t be a financial powerhouse,” runs the blurb on a billboard advert for Tiger beer in...

  38. June 15, 2014

    China’s anti-graft drive claims new victim

    The anti-corruption campaign by China’s President Xi Jinping claimed one of its highest profile victims at the weekend when...

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