In a series of investigative articles published this week, Australian news outlets allege the Chinese president’s cousin was a part of an organized crime ring with ties to the Australian casino chain Crown.
In anticipation of a new anti-corruption “super ministry,” set to be established next month, Chinese officials explained and defended a controversial new system for detaining corruption suspects, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
A former general of China’s People’s Liberation Army who was under investigation for corruption was found hanging by the neck from the ceiling in his Beijing apartment, the BBC reported on Tuesday.
Lu Wei, China’s Internet censorship architect, is under investigation by the Communist party’s anti-corruption agency for accusations of “serious disciplinary violations,” a statement by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Tuesday.
China’s ruling Communist Party voted on Thursday to endorse the expulsion from the party of two senior military officers for corruption, state media reported.
The head of China's largest private lender has resigned amid reports that he faces a corruption probe, sending the bank’s shares tumbling.
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