Tag Archives: Corruption

  • Chinese President Xi’s family implicated in Panama Papers scandal

    At least eight current or former members of the Politburo Standing Committee, the ruling Communist Party's most powerful body, have been implicated, highlighting the hot-button issue of wealth among China's ruling elite. ...

  • Former top Tibet security official probed for graft

    A former top Chinese security official in Tibet is being investigated for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said on Friday. ...

  • China’s ex-security chief jailed for life after secret trial

    China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang was jailed for life Thursday after a secret trial, state-media said, the highest ranking ex-official prosecuted by Beijing for corruption in decades. ...

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigns after corruption scandal

    Sepp Blatter on Tuesday resigned as president of FIFA in a stunning capitulation to critics as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football's governing body. ...

  • Sepp Blatter wins fifth term as FIFA president despite corruption scandal

    Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as FIFA president on Friday in a dramatic end to an angry campaign dominated by a corruption storm that engulfed the leadership of world football. ...

  • Top FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

    Swiss police detained several FIFA leaders in a dawn raid Wednesday as part of a twin corruption inquiry that rocked world football's governing body two days before its leader Sepp Blatter seeks a new term. ...

  • China former security chief charged with bribery, abuse of power

    China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang was charged on Friday with bribery, abuse of power and disclosing state secrets, authorities said, making him the most senior official prosecuted in decades. ...

  • Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia meet the Dalai Lama

    The Dalai Lama talked of his relationship with India and said he is an "Indian" to which Sisodia replied, "and every Indian loves you." ...

  • China ex-security chief’s fall cements Xi’s grip on power

    The Chinese Communist Party's decision to arrest and expel former security chief Zhou Yongkang is a bold step that demonstrates President Xi Jinping's determination to consolidate power. ...

  • China investigates former security chief Zhou Yongkang

    China's ruling Communist Party has put former security chief Zhou Yongkang -- one of its most powerful men -- under investigation, it said Tuesday, the most senior official to fall for decades. ...