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Editors

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

China Corruption Blotter (June 20, 2014)

Tan Qiwei, the deputy director of Chongqing Municipal People’s Congress Standing Committee, is being investigated for discipline violations. He worked under then Chongqing secretary Bo Xilai from 2006 to 2013. Sources said that Tan could be involved in embezzlement of resettlement funds for the Three Gorges Dam project.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (May 12, 2014)

Yang Semao, deputy chief of Wukan Village, Guangdong province, was detained for allegedly taking bribes from public projects in the village. Yang admitted via his microblog Weibo account that he took bribes of $3,263 but donated them to a local school.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (March 28, 2014)

Zhang Yinghuan, former deputy mayor of Sanmenxia city in Henan Province, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for taking bribes of over $1.15 million. Zhang was convicted of accepting 72 bribes including cash and property in return to favor bribe-givers in contract awarding, land-use and job promotion.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 13, 2014)

Huang Fengping, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, has been suspended and placed under investigation on suspicion of accepting bribes during drug procurements for Shanghai’s Huashan Hospital.Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 8, 2014)

Song Wei, former general manager of Chongqing Liangjiang Water Co Ltd, a subsidiary of state-owned Chongqing Water Group Co Ltd, was sentenced to 13 years in jail for awarding private contractors environmental projects in exchange for bribes worth $641,245.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 8, 2013)

Ningxia Autonomous Region Forestry Bureau director Wang Delin was sacked and expelled from the Party for corruption. A short notice from the Ningxia Commission for Discipline Inspection said Wang was also found to have fabricated evidence to accuse some colleagues of disciplinary violations.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 4, 2013)

The director of the Yang’an Town Medical Center in Shandong Leling City was recently sentenced to 11 years in prison for corruption involving $35,900. Zhou Jinhong allegedly accepted kickbacks tied to equipment purchases and illicit gifts during festive seasons, misappropriated departmental funding, and over-claimed on personal reimbursement.… Continue Reading