2014 Yearender: Key words in the fight against corruption

Updated: 2014-12-04 06:35


2014 Yearender: Key words in the fight against corruption
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Key words III: Corruption-hit regions and entities appear

  • North China's Shanxi province has been riddled by corruption with seven provincial-level and ministerial-level crooked officials nabbed.
  • Five senior officials, including two former directors, two former deputy directors and one inspector responsible for prices in the pharmaceutical industry from the pricing department at the National Development and Reform Commission, were suspended this year. Between May last year and September this, 19 officials from the State agency were placed under investigation on suspicion of bribery
  • Wang Lixin, head of the discipline and inspection department at China National Petroleum Corp, has been held for investigation since late September, according to Bloomberg News, which quoted two officials who requested anonymity because the information is not public.At least 45 people related to the State-owned company have been investigated over graft allegations between last year and this month, the Beijing Times reported.