Central authorities issued a directive on Tuesday banning the construction of new governmental buildings for five years. Xinhua gives details: The directive called on all CPC and government bodies to be frugal and ensure that...
by Michael Zhao | Sep 25, 2007
The central government is reining in out-of-budget deluxe government buildings and complexes. But the exposed cases are outrageous, especially given the poverty levels of localities.
National Television Turns to Online Forum for Revealing Extravagant Government Buildings – Josie Liu
by Sophie Beach | Jun 28, 2007
Netizens in China have long been posting online photos of local government buildings which seem excessively luxurious and grand for their purpose. Now the official media is getting
by Sophie Beach | Jun 25, 2007
ESWN translates materials about the arrest of a netizen who posted photos of extravagant government office buildings in Tengzhou.
by Michael Zhao | Feb 27, 2007
Red flag flying atop the pole and magnificent building standing under the blue sky. This seems like, but not in Beijing. Well, another “corruption building,” as we may
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