Mr Clean catches China’s graft tigers by the tail

China's Vice Premier Wang Qishan attends a plenary meeting of the NPC in BeijingBy John Ruwitch SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Behind China's aggressive drive to root out corruption is Wang Qishan, a historian-turned-economist who once felt so bad about getting free parking that he reportedly sent a colleague back to pay the fee. President Xi Jinping launched the anti-corruption campaign after becoming Communist Party chief in November. So far the party has announced the investigation or arrest of eight senior officials, including three from the 376-member elite Central Committee. …

September 12, 2013 10:03 pm

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