BEIJING (Reuters) - China has sentenced a former provincial deputy governor to life in prison for accepting almost $2 million in bribes, the most senior official to be punished since the country's new leadership made tackling corruption its top priority.
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Chinese lawmakers on Friday elected Zhou Qiang president of the Supreme People's Court, making the 52-year-old the 10th chief justice since the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949.
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China has stepped up its anti-corruption drive, ahead of the annual Lunar New Year celebrations, and that's putting a damper on the local retail scene.
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Amid pledges by China's new leaders to crack down on corruption, citizens of one city are fighting back against local Communist Party boss
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DETROIT, MI - A former FBI chief now in charge of the agency's Detroit Crime Commission told a local TV station Monday morning that more corruption convictions could be looming in Wayne County. Andy Arena told WJBK-TV reporter Charlie LeDuff that he's optimistic that a probe into Wayne County-wide corruption will lead to more prison sentences in the coming weeks to months....
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The US Embassy in July 1976 said corruption in India was a "cultural/political/economic fact of life”, and that it was not a Western import but historically a local phenomenon.
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PITTSBURGH - A jury delivered guilty verdicts Thursday on six of seven corruption charges against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin.
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China’s latest corruption scandal is not coming from the usual government suspects. This time it’s the nation’s soccer clubs that have fallen victim to corruption; 33 people have been banned for life from all future soccer-related activities for taking bribes and fixing matches.
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China's President Xi Jinping has made stamping out corruption a high priority for his government. Political risk analyst Robert Broadfoot tells the WSJ's Deborah Kan why Xi’s government may find that corruption is getting worse.
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After the official handover of power last Thursday, Xi Jinping, China’s new president, will continue on his anti-corruption campaign, one of the landmark issues he will be tackling during his tenure as the nation’s leader. Corruption among Chinese officials has come to the forefront of the nation’s political woes. Officials on many levels, from high-ranking Bo Xilai, who led...
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