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Xinhua: 84,000 Officials Subjected to Party and Administrative Discipline in Six Months

In the first half of this year, China’s disciplinary and supervision authorities disciplined 84,000 officials, an increase of more than 30 percent over the same period last year. Huang Shuxian, deputy chief of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party and Minister of Supervision, made this announcement at a recent high-level APEC Anti-Corruption seminar. In the year 2013, nationwide discipline and supervision organs accepted 1.95 million reports and 18,000 letters of inquiry, held in-person meetings with 42 billion people, prosecuted 172,000 cases, closed 172,000 cases, put 182,000 officials under Party and administrative discipline, and transferred 9,600 criminal suspects to the judicial authorities.
Source: Xinhua, August 14, 2014