Zhou Yongkang

Former PetroChina Chairman in Political Spotlight

April 5, 2013, 5:53 pm

The former chairman of PetroChina recently received a large amount of bad press, which may be a sign of disciplinary action by the new Communist Party leadership as warring [...]

Chinese Mining Billionaire Arrested in Beijing for Harboring Brother

March 22, 2013, 6:02 pm

A Chinese mining tycoon was taken into custody for harboring his fugitive brother, but there may be more to the story.

Breaking a Vase to Hit a Rat: Bo Xilai’s Trial

February 26, 2013, 10:24 am

The disgraced former Politburo member Bo Xilai is due to stand trial sometime soon, although his trial has been delayed for some time. The delay bespeaks of the problems that [...]

Anti-Corruption Sweep Targets Hundreds of Domestic Security Officials in China: Source

February 17, 2013, 2:06 pm

Hundreds of officials from China’s domestic security apparatus were arrested recently according to a source in Beijing.

Will Xi Jinping’s Corruption Crackdown Catch the Real ‘Tigers’?

February 4, 2013, 3:15 pm

Since taking the reigns of power in China last year, Party leader Xi Jinping has repeatedly vowed to fight corruption, but will he attack the actual ‘tigers’ in the regime?

Confidant to Former Security Czar Said to Be Investigated

January 24, 2013, 1:40 pm

An associate of the former chief of the Chinese communist regime’s security apparatus was taken into custody for interrogation recently, according to Chinese media reports.

Xi Jinping May Take Security Power, China Analyst Believes

January 10, 2013, 3:17 pm

In a recent speech Xi Jinping indicated that he may be seeking to take direct control of the security forces.

Online Propagandist and Fixer to Former Chinese Security Czar Arrested

January 9, 2013, 2:45 pm

A chief lieutenant of Zhou Yongkang, the former security czar, has been put under detention and investigated as part of an internal Party disciplinary procedure.

China Party Leader Deals With Rival Faction Behind Scenes

January 4, 2013, 5:53 pm

Disguised as an anti-corruption campaign to save the Party and the state, Xi Jinping, China’s new communist Party head, has inherited the unfinished business of controlling [...]

Victims of Tianjin Fraud Protest, but Party Links Make Returns Unlikely

January 4, 2013, 5:42 pm

Many victims of an investment scam in the north were protesting outside government buildings recently, hoping that someone will be held accountable for the way their savings [...]

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