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  • Chinese leader takes broad yet selective aim at corruption

    When it comes to fighting government corruption, few Chinese leaders have had as ruthless a reputation as Emperor Hongwu, founder of the Ming Dynasty. After taking the throne in the 14th century, he embarked on a fierce cleanup campaign, executing tainted officials and using their skins to make chairs and even scarecrows, which were displayed in government quarters as a warning sign to those tempted to stray.
  • How far will China's president take his anti-corruption crusade?

    BEIJING When Xi Jinping assumed China's top leadership post last year, skeptics doubted he'd follow through on vows to crack down on "tigers" and "flies" corrupt high-level officials and lowly bureaucrats. After all, the Chinese people have heard official...

    A tip for American farmers: Grow hemp, make money

    After a 77-year break, hemp plants are growing in American soil again. Right now, in fact. If you hear farmers from South Carolina to Hawaii shouting "God bless America," the reason isn't because Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on...

    New Leader Struggles With China's Economy

    What Xi Jinping has accomplished over the past year doesn't look like an old-fashioned Communist Party putsch. There aren't red banners in the streets or blaring loudspeakers. But Chinese and Western analysts agree that Xi has achieved a remarkable...

    Leaked files reveal offshore holdings of rich, politically connected

    BEIJING -- From the brother-in-law of Chinese President Xi Jinping to a daughter of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, thousands of the rich and politically connected have been outed as having secret offshore holdings. The International...