The communist party’s anti-corruption watchdog – the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) – has vowed, once again, to hunt corrupt officials who flee the country and to scrutinize “naked officials” in a drive to crack down on top-level corruption.… Continue Reading
Last November, I wrote a post analyzing how the leadership transition in China’s Communist Party might affect anti-corruption enforcement in that country and offering a few observations and predictions. The most recent Central Committee meeting of the Party, held in mid-November in Beijing, provides an opportunity to see how those predictions have borne out.… Continue Reading
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
You can now pre-order the second edition of the China Anti-Corruption Handbook, which is set for an early June release.
Much has changed in China since publication of the first edition in September last year.… Continue Reading
With the leadership transition safely behind them, Xi Jinping and his anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan (pictured) are about to launch a “carefully planned and proactive” assault on financial-sector corruption, according to online portal DWNews.… Continue Reading
China’s new slate of leaders have been announced — the seven members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo, the highest-ranking body in the Communist Party (and therefore the country).… Continue Reading