(January 12, 2007) Chinese dissidents say they will launch a site designed with encryption software to let whistle-blowers worldwide post sensitive documents on the internet without being traced.
(January 8, 2007) China’s National Audit Office (CNAO) discovered 7.1 billion yuan (816 million US dollars) in illegally used social security funds in 2006, said Auditor-General Li Jinhua on Monday.
(December 7, 2006) A court in southwestern China has secretly executed a man who took part in an environmental protest which turned into a riot, a lawyer and a family member said on Wednesday.
(December 7, 2006) Chinese officials have secretly executed a demonstrator who took part in a massive protest in 2004 against a hydro-electric dam in the south-western province of Sichuan, lawyers and family members said yesterday.
(November 22, 2006) In October 2005, the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) strengthened the domestic environmental impact assessment (EIA) market by conducting a nationwide review of the environmental impact assessment agencies (EIA Agencies) and re-issuing qualification certificates.
(October 25, 2006) China will ratchet up supervision of riverbank construction projects during the 11th five-year plan period (2006-2010), vice minister of water resources Jiao Yong said here on Tuesday.
(October 22, 2006) In October 2005, the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) strengthened the domestic environmental impact assessment (EIA) market by conducting a nationwide review of the environmental impact assessment agencies (EIA Agencies) and re-issuing qualification certificates.
(September 13, 2006) No central government ministries or organizations are immune from malpractices, China’s National Audit Office annual report reveals.
(August 24, 2006) A proposed law that would restrict reporting on emergencies looks to many Chinese journalists like a desperate move from a government nervous that current measures aren’t enough to contain the country’s increasingly independent newspapers.
(August 7, 2006) Mark O’Neill looks at a rogue’s gallery of the business world as China takes the fast lane to progress.
(August 7, 2006) ‘The Chinese police continue to jail, attack or intimidate Chinese citizens who talk to the foreign press. The most dramatic recent case was that of Fu Xiancai, an activist on behalf of people displaced by the Three Gorges dam.’
(August 3, 2006) A Chinese official named construction, land acquisition and the privatisation of state enterprises as prime fields for corruption in China, adding that the problem also extended to other sectors, including electric power and environmental protection.
(August 1, 2006) Western investors ‘are buying into a mess, a system where loans are doled out with little regard for risk and reward, with a regulatory structure that doesn’t look anything like what they’re used to,’ one analyst says.
(July 30, 2006) Li Jinhua, director of China’s National Auditing Office, ‘gave an example of farmers in Hubei province who received compensation of $783 per hectare when they were entitled to $30,800.’
(July 28, 2006) New Chinese guidelines identify specific acts of torture for which police can be prosecuted in an apparent attempt to rein in such abuses.