In the latest missive in the war on corruption, officials in Shanghai have issued new regulations...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 17, 2014
After calling for the public disclosure of officials’ assets last spring, New Citizens’ Movement founder Xu Zhiyong was handed four years in prison for “gathering crowds to disturb public order” in January, and two of his...
by Scott Greene | May 8, 2013
Reuters reports that Chinese authorities have detained another activist, this time in Jiangxi Province, for urging government officials to disclose details of their financial holdings: Police from Xinyu, in the southern province...
by Scott Greene | Apr 4, 2013
Authorities in Beijing have detained at least three activists who held up banners in a public square demanding that top government officials publicly declare their family assets, according to one of the detainees’ lawyers....
by Sophie Beach | Nov 9, 2012
In his work report at the opening of the 18th Party Congress, President Hu Jintao spoke out about corruption at the highest levels of government. The official China Daily quotes his speech: “Leading officials at all...
by Japhet Weeks | Mar 16, 2009
China is on an asset buying spree. From The Washington Post: The deals have allowed China to lock up supplies of oil, minerals, metals and other strategic natural resources it needs to continue to fuel its growth. The sheer...
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