Mass resignation of lawmakers in China over bribes (9)

Taipei Times 2013.12.28 21:13
Reuters, BEIJING More than 500 lawmakers in a Chinese city have resigned after being implicated in a bribery scandal, while another 56 provincial legislators have been sacked, state media said yesterday, as the Chinese government steps up its war on graft. The Xinhua news agency said the 512 lawmakers in Hengyang in the poor, landlocked southern province of Hunan resigned after they took bribes from 56 members of the provincial assembly.
LAWMAKER, STAMP, BRIBE, RUBBER, HUNAN, BRIBERY, Birsel, China