anti-corruption law

An Anticlimactic End to the “Arctic Catfish” Scandal

After 200 days, the long-running “Arctic Catfish” scandal has reached a conclusion, dissatisfying and anticlimactic as it may be. It began after social media user “Arctic Catfish” (北极鲶鱼, Běijí Niányú), a young Chinese woman...

China Mobile Executive Sentenced to Death Over Bribes

Zhang Chunjiang, the former vice chairman of China Mobile was sentenced to death with a two year reprieve Friday for accepting bribes. This follows the execution of two former vice mayors. From the New York Times: Recently,...

China Expands Anti-corruption Law

From the BBC: China has issued new anti-corruption rules which require government workers to report their investments, incomes and assets, state media reports. Officials must now also give the financial details of family members...

China Strengthens Anti-Corruption Measures

Current anti-corruption laws have been amended to add increased prison time and harsher punishments. From AP, via MSNBC: China’s legislature strengthened anti-corruption laws Saturday, banning officials from extending...

Anti-corruption Law: Long Way to Go – Zhou Hucheng

From Nanfang Daily, also carried by People Net, translated by CDT: After three years of study on anti-corruption system designing by a team of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, an anti-corruption law was proposed for China’s legislature. The necessity and public opinion basis are needless to elaborate. But a timetable for this legislation in […]



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