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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 science sector target of graft and embezzlement probe

A widening investigation of Guangdong’s science and technology field has uncovered a large-scale corruption network and implicated over 50 science officials linked to embezzlement of state science funds.
 
Those being investigated include three high ranking officials from the Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology.… Continue Reading

Guangzhou official caught with 19 undisclosed properties

Authorities have discovered 21 properties belonging to the family of Cai Bin, political commissar of the Panyu (Guangdong Province) urban management and law enforcement bureau.
 
The properties are thought to have a combined market value of more than $6.4 million.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (September 19, 2012)

Several Guangzhou City Yinhe Martyr Cemetery managers were recently given prison sentences for corruption involving the awarding of renovation projects within the cemetery. Former director of the cemetery Ye Jianwen was sentenced to eight years for taking $177,681, and cemetery Party secretary and director Yao Shangang was sentenced to five years and three months for taking $33,020.… Continue Reading