China Names Olympics Official – AP

From AP via The Wall Street Journal:

China has installed a new supervisor for construction projects for the 2008 Beijing Olympics as part of efforts to prevent corruption, following the dismissal of a vice mayor in charge of Games construction, an official said Thursday.

Xu Bo, a 41-year-old engineer in the Ministry of Construction, was transferred to Beijing’s 2008 Projects and Construction Headquarters Office to ensure the quality of Olympics construction, the office’s spokesman, Wu Jingjun, said at a news conference.

The office, Mr. Wu said, has also stepped up its auditing of projects to make sure Olympics funds aren’t misused.[Full Text]

December 7, 2006 5:53 PM
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