A file picture of Yang Xiuzhu, who was a former deputy mayor in Wenzhou. She first fled to Singapore in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures A file picture of Yang Xiuzhu, who was a former deputy mayor in Wenzhou. She first fled to Singapore in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A file picture of Yang Xiuzhu, who was a former deputy mayor in Wenzhou. She first fled to Singapore in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese corruption suspect seeks asylum in US

Yang Xiuzhu, who heads a list of 100 graft suspects who have fled overseas, made her application at a court in New York

A file picture of Yang Xiuzhu, who was a former deputy mayor in Wenzhou. She first fled to Singapore in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures A file picture of Yang Xiuzhu, who was a former deputy mayor in Wenzhou. She first fled to Singapore in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A file picture of Yang Xiuzhu, who was a former deputy mayor in Wenzhou. She first fled to Singapore in 2003. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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