December 10, 2012

China sacks many officials in Chongqing, but man’s corruption claim unresolved

In the past year, much would seem to have changed in Chongqing, the mega-city that’s been the epicenter of China’s recent round of political intrigue. The city’s Communist Party boss was fired, his wife convicted of murder, his police chief sentenced to jail and a local bureaucrat removed after a sex tape surfaced. Still, for Hu Cheng, whose struggle over local corruption led him to attempt suicide 13 months ago, nothing has changed.

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