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07.11.2012 14:34

In Shanghai, Payoffs and Planning Go Together

Hu Jun has become the third Shanghai planning agency deputy director ousted for bribery since 2008
By staff reporter Wang Xiaoqing

The urban planning process that built China's biggest city has taken down at least three Shanghai officials on bribery charges since 2008.

A court four years ago sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve a former housing administration deputy director named Yin Guoyuan for several crimes including bribery.

Last year, another ex-deputy director at the housing agency named Tao Xiaoxing was sentenced to life for accepting 10.45 million yuan in bribes.

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