Tag Archives: Corruption

  • China’s crackdown on corruption continues to take some significant scalps

    Since Chinese president Xi Jinping made his pledge to root out graft in China, whether the perpetrators are big or small, he has taken some significant scalps. ...

  • Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison

    Fallen Chinese political star Bo Xilai was sentenced by a court to life in prison Sunday, following a sensational scandal that culminated in the country's highest-profile trial in decades. ...

  • Indian PM says ‘nothing to hide’ in corruption probe

    India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared on Tuesday his embattled government has "nothing to hide" and was "making all efforts" to find missing files sought for a high-profile corruption probe. ...

  • Bo Xilai: a slimmer, sadder man

    The man shown on television and online in China Thursday was far removed from the Bo Xilai of old, a slick politician in tailored suits before his fall in a murder, corruption and abuse of power scandal. ...

  • China’s Bo Xilai to go on trial Thursday

    Disgraced politician Bo Xilai, whose downfall heralded China's biggest political scandal for decades, will stand trial from Thursday for bribery, graft and abuse of power, it was announced Sunday. ...

  • China charges Bo Xilai with corruption, paves way for trial

    China charged senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption on Thursday, paving the way for a trial seen by many as a test for legal reform and President Xi Jinping's commitment to combat corruption. ...

  • Yongling school – MP Dawa Tsering accused of corruption

    Appearing in his role as an anti-corruption crusader, Pasang Tsewang announced the continuation of his fight against Dawa Tsering's claims of ownership over Yongling Kindergarten. ...

  • Contaminated school meal kills 25 Indian children

    At least 25 Indian children died and dozens needed hospital treatment after apparently being poisoned by a school meal, sparking violent protests and angry allegations of blame. ...

  • China ex-minister gets suspended death for bribery

    China's former railways minister Liu Zhijun was given a suspended death sentence Monday for "especially huge" bribery, becoming the highest-ranking official to be punished for corruption. ...

  • China officials holding secret sauna parties: state media

    Chinese officials have been holding secret sauna parties and hiding their alcohol in plastic water bottles as they seek to get around a crackdown on extravagance, state media reported Wednesday. ...