From Reuters via Guardian Unlimited:
The Chinese government has sacked a senior Communist Party boss from the booming northern coastal province of Shandong for “serious discipline violation”, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.
Du Shicheng was Party chief for Qingdao city, a magnet for South Korean and Japanese investment and the venue for the 2008 Beijing Olympic sailing events.He was also deputy provincial Party head.
Xinhua gave no details of Du’s alleged wrongdoings in its terse report.[Full Text]
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