Sep 11, 2016 12:19 PM

Tianjin Mayor Investigated for Corruption

Photo: Huang Xingguo / Visual China
Photo: Huang Xingguo / Visual China

(Beijing) - The mayor of Tianjin, one of the four largest cities in China, is being investigated for corruption, according to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the ruling Communist Party's top anti-graft agency.

Huang Xingguo, 61, the mayor and interim party secretary of the city's party committee, is being investigated for "serious violations of party discipline," a euphemism for corruption, the CCDI said in a tersely worded statement released late Saturday night.

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