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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 (April 8, 2015)

Wang Hanchen, former general manager and deputy party chief of state-owned Shaanxi Nonferrous Metals Holdings Group Co Ltd, has been expelled from the party and dismissed from government posts after being found to have taken bribes.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (February 20, 2015)

Former head of Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology, Li Xinghua, went on trial for taking $6.54 million in bribes from companies in exchange for government subsidies. LED lighting manufacturer Dongguan Kingsun Optoelectronic Co Ltd allegedly offered Li company shares worth $1.4 million.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 30, 2015)

Shao Juntao, general manager of the No.1 branch of Guangxi Longlin-Baise Expressway Development Co Ltd, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for receiving $981,274 in bribes and offering half of them to Liao Xiaobo, vice-director of the Development and Reform Commission in Guangxi region.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 2, 2015)

Zhang Yi, former assistant economist at China Railway Import & Export Co., was jailed for life for arranging railway transportation for Shanxi Zhongdi Coal Transport & Sales Co.’s Yangquan branch, in exchange for bribes over $1.6 million.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (December 26, 2014)

Former chairman of Fujian Broadcast and TV Group, Shu Zhan, has been expelled from the party and dismissed from office for taking huge bribes and adultery. Authorities confiscated his illegal gains and transferred him to judiciary for prosecution.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (December 12, 2014)

Qiu Chunlei, former deputy director of Guangzhou City Health Bureau, was tried for accepting bribes of $672,131 offered by his mistress Cao Shujun, a medical equipment supplier, in exchange for helping her win supply contracts.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (December 5, 2014)

Yan Xiuyun, former head of oncology department at Fangshan District Liangxiang Hospital in Beijing, received kickbacks of $119,388 offered by a sales agent from Shanxi Zhendong Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, in return to prescribe the company’s drugs.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (November 21, 2014

Foshan Shengbang Medicine Co Ltd and Foshan Shengbang Medical Equipment Co Ltd have been fined $49,000 each for bribing medical officials to win supply contracts. Qi Yaofang, former head of the Foshan Food and Drug Administration, is being investigated for taking $18,000 in bribes from the two companies.Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (October 31, 2014)

Guangzhou Research Institute of Forestry Landscape Construction Co Ltd and Guangzhou Forest Park Landscape Design Institute have been fined $3,265 and $4,080 respectively for bribing government officials in exchange for landscaping projects.… Continue Reading