Huang Xingguo, mayor and acting Communist Party secretary of Tianjin, speaks to the media about the blast in Tianjin, on August 19, 2015. Photo: Simon Song Huang Xingguo, mayor and acting Communist Party secretary of Tianjin, speaks to the media about the blast in Tianjin, on August 19, 2015. Photo: Simon Song
Huang Xingguo, mayor and acting Communist Party secretary of Tianjin, speaks to the media about the blast in Tianjin, on August 19, 2015. Photo: Simon Song

Acting Communist Party chief of Tianjin placed under investigation for suspected graft

Huang Xingguo, 62, was also mayor of the municipality when a chemical site exploded last year

Topic |   Corruption in China
Huang Xingguo, mayor and acting Communist Party secretary of Tianjin, speaks to the media about the blast in Tianjin, on August 19, 2015. Photo: Simon Song Huang Xingguo, mayor and acting Communist Party secretary of Tianjin, speaks to the media about the blast in Tianjin, on August 19, 2015. Photo: Simon Song
Huang Xingguo, mayor and acting Communist Party secretary of Tianjin, speaks to the media about the blast in Tianjin, on August 19, 2015. Photo: Simon Song
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