Category Archives: Corruption 腐败

Corruption and its prosecution in China

2022: PRC Minister Xiao Yiqing Under Investigation

Wikipedia MIIT note: The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the Chinese government, established in March 2008, is the state agency of the People’s Republic of China responsible for regulation and development of the postal service, Internet, wireless, broadcasting, communications, production of electronic and … Continue reading

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2022: Improve Party Supervision by Political Ecology Research

The size and reach of the Chinese Communist Party’s discipline and inspection organs at various levels has increased during the decade of Party General Secretary Xi Jinping’s leadership. At the top is the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection . Not … Continue reading

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Chinese Political Rumors, Party Redoubles Squelch Efforts

Controlling information is tightly controlled through intimidation and explicit controls saps government credibility and makes rumors spread more readily in turn creating ever more work for busy censors. For understanding PRC media control, read He Qinglian’s book — a free … Continue reading

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2022: Model Prosecutor on Shanghai Securities Market Manipulation

Jean Christopher Mittelstaedt @jcmittelstaedt of Oxford University’s China Centre recommended this article on securities fraud in the February 14, 2022 issue of Procuratorate Daily 检查日报 by seasoned Shanghai prosector Ma Weiwei. When I looked up the author Ma Weiwei, I … Continue reading

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Criticisms Censored: Netziens Ridicule Anti-Corruption Team Criticism of Young Heterosexual Cadres

PHOENIX|Central Inspection Team Deputy-Minister Grade Cadre Wrote: Young cadres Should Reduce Heterosexual Interactions 12/27/2021 [Found on PRC Weibo social media by China Digital Times CDT Editor’s Note: The following content was originally published by Phoenix on its website and microblog. … Continue reading

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Fiction Award Prize Joke Reflects Local ‘Little Big Brother’ Corruption

China has a micro-fiction prize. This must have been the inspiration for the joke below. It is circulating online in the PRC. Imperial China had a rule of avoidance — officials were not allowed to be the top leader in … Continue reading

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1997: PRC Anti-Corruption Novel “The Wrath of God”: Insights into Official Corruption

I lived in Beijing from 1996 to 2001.  One of the better books I read during those days was Cheng Fang’s Tiannu [The Wrath of God available online at 天怒 ] a banned novel based on a Beijing Municipality corruption … Continue reading

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Trans-provincial Bribery? High Officials Help Out Their Old Hometowns 官员偏爱籍贯地的机制研究

Mysterious action at a distance — how is it that the hometowns of high officials have extraordinarily good economic performance when that official is far away and supposedly not in a position to help out? I came across this article … Continue reading

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2014: Faster Pace of China Corruption Prosecutions New Normal With Increase of Anti-Corruption Case Capacity

Ramping up the numbers of offices prosecuting cases at the CPC Central Committee’s Discipline and Inspection Commission suggests a permanent increase in capacity to handle cases. “Xie Guanghui, Deputy Director of the Honest in Government Theoretical Research Office revealed that … Continue reading

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2009: PRC Magazine Survey Lists Ten Top Chinese Concerns for the Coming Decade

  A People’s Forum magazine survey of academics, cadres and people online: what are the most serious problems China will face over the next decade? The survey allowed multiple responses to questions. I added a few comments in brackets. 调查显示腐败问题突破民众承受底线 The … Continue reading

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