China Names Olympics Official – AP

From AP via The Wall Street Journal:

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