Record number of Shanghai officials investigated for embezzlement, bribery

2016-01-19 19:25:11

Seven bureau-level officials in Shanghai were investigated for embezzlement and bribery in 2015, a record for the city, an anti-graft watchdog announced on Tuesday.

Deputy head of mainland's Taiwan affairs authority under probe: CCDI

2016-01-19 19:21:13

The top anti-graft body announced on Tuesday that the deputy head of the Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs authority has been placed under investigation.

Former Shanghai vice mayor expelled from office, Party

2016-01-19 16:26:32

Investigations found Ai Baojun seriously violated the Party's political discipline, cheating the Party organization and confronting the investigation.

Senior govt officials accused of corruption, expelled from Party

2016-01-19 15:25:56

Two senior government officials accused of bribery, trading power for sex and other improper behavior have been expelled from the Communist Party of China and removed from their posts.

Chinese govt in action: Protecting citizens overseas

2016-01-19 14:10:52

China has more citizens living outside the country than any other nation in the world.

China in full sail with deepening reform

2016-01-19 12:09:30

Defined as "the key year of comprehensively deepening reforms," 2015 saw a series of milestones achieved by China.

Grass-roots worker elected to top trade union leadership

2016-01-19 10:10:18

Ju Xiaolin, a technical migrant worker, was voted in as vice chair of China's trade union federation on Sunday.

Students balk over pledge of sex fidelity

2016-01-19 07:56:27

A lecturer at Xidian University in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, has called on students in her female-only class to sign a pledge that they will not have sex before marriage.

Former senior officials facing action over alleged graft

2016-01-19 07:56:27

Lyu Xiwen, a former Beijing deputy Party chief, has been placed "under coercive measures", a term that usually means detention, and is the subject of a bribery investigation, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Monday.

Securities watchdog denies resignation offer from chairman

2016-01-18 22:09:10

China's Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Monday refuted a Reuters' report that Chairman Xiao Gang has offered to resign.

Former Party chief of nat'l science association stands trial over bribery

2016-01-18 15:26:23

Shen Weichen, former Party secretary and executive vice president of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), stood trial on Monday on charges of taking bribes, according to a statement from a court in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province.

Former Beijing deputy Party chief under probe for graft

2016-01-18 13:40:24

Lyu Xiwen, former deputy Party chief of Beijing, is under investigation for alleged bribe-taking, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Monday.