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China Missing From Global Corruption Report

When China placed 80th out of 176 countries in Transparency International’s 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index, some netizens suggested that the organization must have been bribed to give it such a high ranking. But when TI...

Announcement Hints at Jiang’s Waning Influence

Chinese state media reported Wednesday that former president and Communist Party chief Jiang Zemin, who emerged as a key power broker during China’s leadership transition last year, asked that his name be moved down the...

Jiang Zemin Emerges Ahead of Party Congress

Bloomberg News calls attention to former Chinese president Jiang Zemin, the party elder who in 2011 was declared dead by a Hong Kong television station but is now back in the headlines of the Chinese press ahead of next...

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