Zhou Yongkang, former security czar and retired senior Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader, is now under investigation and prosecution. Reports have confirmed that the Yichang city procuratorate in Hubei province has also arrested Zhou’s son, Zhou Bin, on charges of involvement in illegal business operations. According to sources quoted by U.S.-based media, Zhou Bin recently submitted evidence against his father, and thus, only until now has the CCP decided to announce the investigation and prosecution of Zhou Yongkang. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Author on July 31, 2014
Posted by Author on July 30, 2014
On Tuesday the Chinese regime’s news agency, Xinhua, announced that former domestic security tsar Zhou Yongkang has been arrested. According to the official announcement, Zhou is being charged with “grave violations of discipline,” although the official charges are not expected to name Zhou’s gravest crimes. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on July 27, 2014
BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Oil executive Jiang Jiemin rose to power in Communist China in time-honored fashion: by hitching his star to a mighty mentor.
In Jiang’s case, that patron was another oil man, Zhou Yongkang, who went on to become the chief of China’s internal security apparatus and one of the country’s most powerful men. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on July 31, 2013
China’s first group of “model workers” recently gathered in Beijing. This shows that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leaders have been gradually stationed in Beidaihe. This is the first Beidaihe meeting (summer meeting in beach resort district of Beidaihe) for General Secretary Xi Jinping. Will the trial of Chongqing Party Secretary, Bo Xilai, become the main topic discussed and the focus of international public opinion? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on July 27, 2013
Frequently, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) leadership ranking is displayed in public and it shows who the top dogs are.
Recently, Sichuan Agricultural University academic, Zhou Kaida’s funeral, the CCP top brass attendees’list had big changes. Hu Jintao was listed behind Xi Jinping, Wen Jiabao was behind Li Keqiang. Hu and Wen ranked on 2nd and 4th position. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on February 12, 2013
Sichuan’s former deputy Party Chief Li Chuncheng was one of the first senior officials to go, after Chinese leader Xi Jinping announced his intentions against corruption last November.
That move may be in preparations to take down another man—former security chief, Zhou Yongkang. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on February 2, 2013
A long-abandoned pulp mill in Prince Rupert, B.C., has become a focal-point for the Chinese government’s sweeping efforts to crack down on corruption.
The Skeena Cellulose pulp mill, which was once the economic lifeblood of Prince Rupert but has remained shuttered for more than a decade, is embroiled in an international scandal linked to its purchase by a Chinese businessman. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on January 28, 2013
BEIJING – After a late-night stand-off with police at the door of his home Sunday night, Chinese investigative blogger Zhu Rufeng spent all of Monday in an even longer stand-off with authorities at a Beijing police station.
Two months earlier, Zhu had released a graphic sex tape exposing a scandal in which officials in the city of Chongqing were filmed having sex with young women hired by a property developer to extort favorable contracts from the city. Eleven officials were fired. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on January 28, 2013
For a decade after formally stepping down from the throne of communist power, Jiang Zemin continued to wield influence and make his presence felt in Chinese politics. Now there are signs that the authority of this longtime éminence grise may finally be receding.
At a recent funeral event for a late general who was also a well-known foe, Jiang was listed last in the name of Party leaders who came to pay respects. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on June 29, 2012
Jiang Zemin’s son was found to be implicated in several major corruption scandals in 2007, revealing some of the secrets behind the money laundering practice of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leaders through the privatization of state enterprises.
Jiang Zemin was paramount leader of China from 1989-2002, and this gave him the ability to abuse his political power and embezzle government resources.
According to Renmin Newspaper, it was reported that Jiangsu was the place where Jiang Zemin originally started his money laundering operations, washing money stolen from Chinese taxpayers. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Author on June 26, 2012
Former police chief and deputy mayor of Chongqing Wang Lijun made a surprising and hasty visit to the U.S. consulate in Chengdu in February, making international headlines. What Wang said to U.S. consulate officials, however, remained mostly confidential.
Sources told Bill Gertz, a national security reporter, that Wang handed U.S. officials key information about Bo Xilai and Zhou Yongkang’s planned coup against Xi Jinping, the heir apparent of the Chinese Communist Party. It was also rumored that Wang attempted to defect and sought protection from U.S. officials.
A well-placed source has now told The Epoch Times that Wang gave U.S. officials confidential documents containing critical information about top communist officials’ involvement in the persecution of Falun Gong. The source said Wang provided details about organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China’s network of military hospitals, prisons, mental hospitals, and labor camps. Read the rest of this entry »
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