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Officials' assets must be disclosed to the public

IT is indisputable that a system for declaring officials' assets and property must be implemented. "Is it legal to ask officials to disclose assets?" asked Ye Pengzhi, a deputy to the Guangdong Provincial People's......

February 1, 2013, Friday

Mediators harm morals in deal to silence mistress

A PEOPLE'S mediation committee has done a disservice and harmed public morality by facilitating a "hush money" agreement between an official and his estranged mistress. Liu Xiaofeng, director of a tax bureau in......

February 1, 2013, Friday

Food waste calls for penalties against offenders

REDUCING food waste cannot be achieved by preaching morality. Punitive measures should be applied to reinforce discipline. It is said the amount of food Chinese waste on dining tables is worth up to 200 billion......

January 28, 2013, Monday

Petitioners fall prey to obstructionists

PETITIONERS fall prey to obstructionistsIT is reported that 10 people in Changge in Henan Province were sentenced to jail for illegally detaining petitioners who went to Beijing to lodge complaints against local government......

December 10, 2012, Monday

Vulgar TV shows promote sex icon

THE Jiangsu Education Channel has been suspended since November 30 by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television for sponsoring a raucous shouting match about nudity between audience members and Gan Lulu,......

December 10, 2012, Monday

Urbanization at the expense of peasants a curse

IT is reported that our urban areas have expanded by 60 percent between 2000 and 2010, far exceeding the growth of the urban population. The orderly acceleration of urbanization indeed plays a vital role in narrowing......

December 8, 2012, Saturday

Stock market needs regulation, not promotion

AS Chinese stock indices plummeted to record low recently, there are clamors for government to step in to lift market sentiments. But the real urgency is to subject the market to better supervision. Take the case......

December 8, 2012, Saturday

Officials should disclose family assets

DISCLOSURE of real estate assets held by officials and their families is a starting point in fighting corruption. We have been eager for a mandatory property declaration regime for a long time and it will probably......

December 7, 2012, Friday

Drop 'social order' from official rating

THOUGH a Beijing court has not yet delivered verdicts in the cases of 10 people accused of imprisoning petitioners in Henan Province, the case is attracting increasing attention. This type of interception-related......

December 7, 2012, Friday

Death of homeless migrant sparks ire

PUBLIC trust in authorities has been shaken by the death of a sick migrant worker, Liu Hongwei, who was living under an elevated highway and left alone for 20 days in Zhengzhou, capital of Henan Province. The city's......

December 6, 2012, Thursday


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