Here’s the statement from the First Intermediate People’s Court of Tianjin issued June 11 announcing the sentencing of Zhou Yongkang, China’s former domestic security tsar and a member of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee.… Continue Reading
China’s State Council has released a plan to increase salaries of civil servants amid public expectations that it will help curb corruption.
President Xi Jinping and other six members of the Politburo Standing Committee will have their annual salary increased from 7,020 yuan ($1,130) to 11,385 yuan ($1,759), a 62 per cent jump, according to the plan.… Continue Reading
Investigators are looking for the evidence of foul play in the death of the first wife of Zhou Yongkang, a source with direct knowledge of the investigation told Reuters.
Zhou, the former domestic security chief and a member of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee, was named in a formal corruption probe in late July.… Continue Reading
Xu Caihou, the former vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC), has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and his case sent to prosecutors for a court martial, the CPC Central Committee announced on Monday. … Continue Reading