Tianjin’s Former Mayor Expelled From Communist Party

By Wang Heyan and Wu Gang
Huang Xingguo. Photo: IC
Huang Xingguo. Photo: IC

Huang Xingguo, the former mayor and acting party chief of Tianjin, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office, the party’s disciplinary watchdog announced Wednesday.

His case has been transferred to prosecutors for further investigation.

Huang is the 10th official of the CPC Central Committee, which has about 200 members, to be put under investigation after CPC chief Xi Jinping was elected and started a sweeping anti-corruption campaign in late 2012.

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