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The Graft Network Casting a Shadow Over Gansu

Gansu is one of the nation’s poorest and most rural provinces. Its GDP per capita is less then one-fifth that of Beijing. Photo: Caixin
Gansu is one of the nation’s poorest and most rural provinces. Its GDP per capita is less then one-fifth that of Beijing. Photo: Caixin

* Investigators detected widespread violations and nepotism among officials in Gansu

* Gansu’s political environment has been 'severely damaged,' the CCDI said

Yu Haiyan spent more time in late 2016 walking along the banks of the Yellow River which flows through Lanzhou, a city he had overseen since 2012.

But Yu enjoyed neither the leisure of the walking nor the scenery of the northwest city as he nervously threw mobile phones, watches and other items into the fast-running stream.

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