Beijing has formally approved the arrest of Wang Yong, a former leader of Hainan. Photo: Handout Beijing has formally approved the arrest of Wang Yong, a former leader of Hainan. Photo: Handout
Beijing has formally approved the arrest of Wang Yong, a former leader of Hainan. Photo: Handout

China approves arrest of former Hainan official on corruption charges

  • Wang Yong, ex-vice-chairman of the provincial committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, is accused of taking bribes
  • He was expelled from the Communist Party earlier this year for ‘serious violations of party discipline and laws’

Topic |   Corruption in China
Beijing has formally approved the arrest of Wang Yong, a former leader of Hainan. Photo: Handout Beijing has formally approved the arrest of Wang Yong, a former leader of Hainan. Photo: Handout
Beijing has formally approved the arrest of Wang Yong, a former leader of Hainan. Photo: Handout
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