Hu Wenming, the former party chief and chairman of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, is suspected of abusing his powers. Photo: Handout
Hu Wenming, the former party chief and chairman of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, is suspected of abusing his powers. Photo: Handout
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Former head of China’s aircraft carrier programme expelled from Communist Party over corruption claims

  • Hu Wenming, former chairman of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, is accused of taking bribes and abusing his position
  • Investigation into Hu began in May after a manager at the corporation, who was suspected of passing information to the US, was jailed

Hu Wenming, the former party chief and chairman of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, is suspected of abusing his powers. Photo: Handout
Hu Wenming, the former party chief and chairman of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, is suspected of abusing his powers. Photo: Handout
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