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Corruption Plagues China’s Communist Party

Posted by w_thames_the_d on May 18, 2011

Corruption is rife within China and the communist party and construction projects are among the worst…

from the chinadaily”

Fan Zhongqian, former mayor assistant of Guiyang, capital of Southwest China’s Guizhou province, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve in July 2010. Fan was found guilty of accepting a total of 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) in bribes, including an ancient Chinese sutra that was made of gold. In return, Fan helped contractors win contracts for construction projects in Guiyang.
“They have showed that the construction industry is still corruption-prone,” said Hao. “And we need to continue to step up efforts to investigate and handle cases.”

One Response to “Corruption Plagues China’s Communist Party”

  1. yeller said

    Down with the Party is the only solution!

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