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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Biggest ‘Tiger’ so far falls in China anti-graft sweep

Su Rong, former vice-chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee, courtesy of WikipediaThe highest-ranking Chinese official since President Xi Jinping launched a massive campaign against corruption was formally removed from his post Wednesday.… Continue Reading

China graft-busters deliver annual reports

China’s top prosecutor Cao JianmingChina’s top prosecutor Cao Jianming and Chief justice Zhou Qiang delivered work reports to the National People’s Congress during the annual parliamentary session, highlighting anti-corruption achievements in 2013 and outlining this year’s planned actions.… Continue Reading

Bo appeal rejected, life sentence upheld

A Chinese court Friday rejected the appeal of former party leader Bo Xilai and upheld his life sentence.

Bo was once a member of the powerful Communist Party Politburo and served as the party secretary in the industrial region of Chongqing.… Continue Reading

China strike teams find sleaze . . . everywhere

Four months ago, China’s anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan sent ten team across the country on surprise inspections. They uncovered graft nearly everywhere they went.

They found corruption in Chongqing, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi, Hubei and Guizhou.… Continue Reading

Life sentence for Bo Xilai

The highest China official to face corruption charges was convicted Sunday and sentenced to life in prison.

Bo Xilai, once a member of the all-powerful Communist Party Politburo, was convicted of graft, embezzlement, and abuse of power.… Continue Reading

Bo trial becomes surreal family drama

Former China political leader Bo Xilai is on trial for embezzlement and abuse of power.He was once a political superstar in China, perhaps destined to lead the country. But for the past five days, Bo Xilai has been on trial for corruption and abuse of power.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (May 17, 2013)

According to online allegations, Tao Mingzhe, deputy director of Shenzhen (Guangdong Province) People’s Hospital’s anesthesiology department, took bribes worth millions of dollars from drug and medical device companies, and has two mistresses.Continue Reading

Cleaning up China’s FDI-rich Chongqing

Chongqing by night (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)In 2011, the western municipality of Chongqing attracted nearly $11 billion in inward foreign direct investment (FDI), better than Beijing’s FDI total for the same year.… Continue Reading