Happy life-imprisoned corrupt official celebrates birthday in public

Corruption 06/28/22, 09:15

Xu Bingsong, former Vice Chairman of the Guangxi Autonomous Region Government was sentenced to life in prison for corruption more than two decades ago. Yet, this month, he was seen cheerfully celebrating his 81st birthday with family, friends, and other corrupted colleagues in public. In a video that surfaced on June ...

Boston: made-in-China subway cars continue to have problems

Corruption 06/26/22, 03:47

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced that new Orange Line cars made by Chinese state-owned company CRRC were again out of service. According to ET, MBTA said that a new Orange Line train faced a mechanical problem in one of the train’s “multiple braking units” on May 19.  Boston Globe cited officials ...

China further tightens officials’ families business

Social problem 06/22/22, 09:06

Xinhuanet reported on June 19 that in the newest move to fight corruption, the General Office of China Communist Party's Central Committee issued the "Regulations on the management of business by the spouses, children of leading cadres in doing business." The "applicable objects" of the "Regulations" are mainly the party and ...

CCP infighting: Expert says corruption is an excuse to purge political foes

Corruption 06/22/22, 06:56

A handful of Chinese officials have been purged recently as the infighting within the communist party (CCP) is getting fiercer ahead of its 20th National Congress. According to an independent news outlet, infighting has occurred between the incumbent President Xi Jinping's factions and his opponents, particularly those loyal to former leader ...

Boss behind China’s missing deposits involves ministry-level official

Corruption 06/20/22, 09:17

It is now two months since depositors have been unable to withdraw money from some rural banks in China, and the authorities have not announced any solutions or investigation into the problem. According to China Watch, mainland Chinese media found that those behind the disappearance of 40 billion yuan deposits (nearly ...

China watchdog to purge ex-party members of Chinese major bank

Corruption 06/19/22, 03:53

On June 16, Fu Xiaodong, former party secretary and president of the China Development Bank in Henan, was officially under investigation for suspecting of "serious violations of discipline and law" and. A day after, Liu Chunsheng, former secretary of the Party Committee and president of the Hainan Branch of the China ...