China Lists New Anti-graft Rules – BBC News

_44334085_hu_203ap.jpg From BBC News:

China has published a list of stringent anti-corruption rules for public officials ahead of a reshuffle of provincial posts later this month. Called the “10 taboos”, the list bans bribery, lobbying for promotion and using dirty tricks to harm rivals.

Providing or accepting souvenirs or hospitality linked to employment were also out, Xinhua news agency reported. Corruption is widespread in China, with access to prized employment and education often dependent on bribes. [Full Text]

[Image: Mr Hu has warned that corruption threatens the party's survival, from AP.]

January 4, 2008 10:12 AM
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