China’s Ministry of Education has named three government universities and multiple employees for spending public funds on unauthorized sight-seeing tours and accepting money as wedding gifts.
Faculty members at Tongji University’s School of Economics and Management and Tianjin University’s Logistics Office were found to have paid for unauthorized trips using public funds.… Continue Reading
China’s former state security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, leaked state secrets to a fortune teller by the name of Cao Yongzheng.… Continue Reading
China has officially launched 50 social media accounts run by internet police to target illegal and harmful online information.
The 50 social media accounts were launched on popular microblog site Weibo, mobile messaging app WeChat, and Baidu’s online community Tieba, covering 13 provinces and 37 cities.… Continue Reading
Song Jian’guo, a former traffic police officer in Beijing, is on trial for receiving 23.9 million yuan ($3.9 million) in bribes in exchange for issuing privileged car license plates to several business tycoons.… Continue Reading
China’s third-largest mobile carrier China Telecom Corp Ltd punished 31 executives found to have engaged in extravagant banquets and prostitution.… Continue Reading
China closed 66 illegal golf courses in its latest efforts to clamp down on corruption and environmental degradation.
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s top economic regulator, published a list of golf courses that were shut down for being “illegal.”
China banned construction of new golf courses in 2004 to protect farmland and water resources, and to prevent collusion between government officials and developers to seize land from local residents.… Continue Reading
China has chosen seven audit firms including PwC, BDO, and Grant Thornton to examine the overseas assets of major state-owned enterprises (SOEs) following an open tender held last month.… Continue Reading