Thursday, October 23, 2014
BEIJING — According to multiple eyewitnesses, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is currently loading China’s entire national budget for Q3 and Q4, 2014 into a Bank of China ATM near Tiananmen Square. The bespectacled politician was seen loading over 7 trillion yuan in new 100 yuan bills directly into the machine, printing a receipt for every 10,000 deposited.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
BEIJING — In what could be the deadliest Mid-Autumn Festival in decades, 38 officials were found dead over the weekend after ingesting mooncakes stuffed with gifts intended to curry favor.
Monday, August 18, 2014
BEIJING — After detaining PLA general Xu Caihou and former Politburo heavyweight Zhou Yongkang on corruption charges, sources say China’s President Xi Jinping has taken to the streets of Beijing to accuse random passersby of corruption, violations of discipline and subversion of state power.
Friday, August 1, 2014
A Guangdong government investigation identified 2,190 “naked officials” whose spouses and children have emigrated abroad, and 866 have been removed from their posts. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
BEIJING — It has been nearly a year since authorities began investigating Zhou Yongkang on charges of corruption and abuse of power, yet investigators have turned up nothing that could incriminate the former security chief.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BEIJING — Chinese mining tycoon Liu Han was sentenced to death last week after being found guilty of murder, running a “mafia-style” gang and not having enough political clout to avoid the death penalty altogether.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
BEIJING — Shock and disappointment spread across Beijing yesterday when the International Olympic Committee announced that the 2014 Winter Olympics held in Sochi had surpassed the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing to become the most corrupt Olympiad in history.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
BEIJING — As his interrogation of disgraced official Zhou Yongkang entered its third day, Wang Qishan, Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, told colleagues that he wouldn’t sleep until he had “broken this motherfucker.”