Wang Xiaoguang stands trial at the Chongqing Intermediate People’s Court in December. Photo: Handou

Chinese ex-official who collected rare orchids and Mao-tai liquor jailed for 20 years for corruption

  • Wang Xiaoguang, former vice-governor of Guizhou, was also hit with a record fine of US$26 million for taking bribes, embezzlement and insider trading
  • Court heard that he amassed so many bottles of Mou-tai – a top brand of the Chinese spirit – baijiu through official duties that he began selling them
Topic |   Corruption in China

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Wang Xiaoguang stands trial at the Chongqing Intermediate People’s Court in December. Photo: Handou
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