Both ‘tigers’ and ‘flies’ targeted as nation’s anti-corruption campaign bites hard
Disciplinary supervision authorities punished 182,038 corrupt officials last year, an increase of 13.3 percent from 2012, the country’s top anti-graft agency said on Friday.
The authorities received more than 1.95 million tips from whistle-blowers and investigated 172,532 corruption cases in 2013, said Huang Shuxian, deputy secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
Among those investigated, 31 are senior officials directly administered by the CPC Central Committee, Huang said at a Beijing news conference.
The commission has transferred the cases of eight senior officials including Liu Tienan, former deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission, t...Read More