Chinese president Xi Jinping pledged to root out graft in China, from massive wealth accumulated by the powerful “tigers” of the elite or backhanders  to the “flies” at the bottom of the Communist Party. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Since Chinese president Xi Jinping made his pledge to root out graft in China, whether it involves massive wealth accumulated by the powerful “(...)

Zhou Yongkang, China’s former state security chief. Photograph: AP Photo/Andy Wong

Speculation has resurfaced that Zhou Yongkang, China’s former state security chief, is being probed as part of an anti-corruption crackdown, with repo(...)

Zhou Yongkang: he is   one notch higher in Communist Party power structure than recently convicted Bo Xilai

China’s corruption crackdown is set to claim its most senior scalp to date, with the news that Zhou Yongkang, the former security czar who sat on the (...)