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  • China Woman Tied to Rail Chief Given Jail, $400 Million Fine

  • China Removes Liu Zhijun as Railway Minister, Xinhua Says

    China replaced Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun after the ruling Communist Party said he was under investigation for “severe” disciplinary violations, the Xinhua News Agency reported.

  • Bo Gets Life, Now Lives for Revenge

    On Sunday morning, at the conclusion of Bo Xilai’s sentencing in Jinan, China, the court - - which had been tweeting the proceedings to Sina Weibo, China’s leading microblogging platform -- tweeted one last photo without comment. In it Bo, newly sentenced to life in prison for abuse of power, bribery and embezzlement, stands with his wrists extended outward, displaying the handcuffs that bind them. Posing on either side of him are two towering bailiffs with their white-gloved hands placed awkwardly but precisely on his shoulders and just above those wrists. They, in turn, are flanked by two smaller cops who look as if they’d prefer to be anywhere but Jinan. It’s a clumsy but unmistakable tableau of control, and it soon was picked up by media outlets across China.

  • Graft Probe Threatens PetroChina as Executives Targeted

    PetroChina Co., the oil producer that became the first $1 trillion company, is the target of a widening anti-corruption probe that threatens the biggest shakeup of China’s oil industry in 15 years.

  • In China, Mistresses and Corruption Go Hand in Hand

    Which came first? The corruption or the mistresses? In China, they most often go together.

  • China’s Founder of High-Speed Railways Under Investigation

    China’s Ministry of Railways removed Zhang Shuguang as deputy chief engineer and is investigating him for alleged “severe violation of discipline,” Xinhua News Agency said, in the second probe of an official from the ministry in a week.

  • China Crash Victims Prove Obstacle for Sale of New Rail Bonds to Investors

    Wang Hui says she doesn’t care about the money. She wants to know why her husband, Zheng Hangzheng, never made it home from a business trip on July 23.

  • President Death Leaves Heir Overdue Rail Payments

    The death of China Railway Group Ltd.’s president left his successor an escalating challenge: collecting on unpaid construction-work bills in an industry plagued by record debt as borrowing costs surge.

  • China Charges Former Railway Chief in Corruption Crackdown

    Former Chinese Railway Minister Liu Zhijun was charged with corruption and abuse of power as the Communist Party roots out graft that blossomed during the debt- fueled roll out of the world’s biggest high-speed rail network.

  • China Ex-Rail Chief Charged With Taking Millions in Bribes

    Former Chinese Railway Minister Liu Zhijun stood trial today on bribery charges, in a case highlighting the graft that accompanied the roll-out of the world’s biggest high-speed rail network.

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