Xinhua published a report on the statistics that the Ministry of Supervision compiled on the violations of the “Eight Rules” that the Political Bureau of the central administration established in order to curb the improper use of government funds. According to the Ministry’s figures, during the month of September, there were 3,490 cases of violations. The report said that 4,645 people had been involved and 3,443 people were subject to the Party’s disciplinary charge. The most common violation was the inappropriate distribution of bonuses and benefits. The misuse of government vehicles, accepting gifts, and hosting extravagant weddings and funerals ranked second. The article said that the statistics were collected from 66 central administration agencies, 111 central enterprises, and 15 central financial intuitions, as well as from 31 Production and Construction Corporations in 31 provinces and regions.
Source: Xinhua, October 25, 2015