Chinese Official With 5 Children Loses His Post – Richard Spencer

From The New York Sun:

A Chinese bureaucrat who broke the country’s single-child regulations not once but four times has become the latest cadre to pay the price for not having devoted enough attention to his mistress.

Qin Huaiwen, head of a local construction bureau in the northern province of Shanxi, was turned in by his lover to the authorities, who discovered that he not only had two children by her but had also fathered three daughters by his wife.

While there are some exceptions to the “single-child” rules, they did not apply in Mr. Qin’s situation, and in any case Communist Party members are supposed to set an example. [Full Text]

April 10, 2007 9:26 AM
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