Tears and tortoises - Chinese TV unveils graft secrets



With a tale of a dead pet tortoise given Buddhist rites and a senior official shedding tears for his crimes, state television has begun airing a documentary that takes viewers behind the scenes of some of China's most dramatic corruption cases.
The eight-part series that kicked off late on Monday promises an unusual warts-and-all approach to revealing the story behind the dirty deals and extravagant lifestyles uncovered by graft busters from the ruling Communist Party.
President Xi Jinping has waged a sweeping war on deep-seated corruption since assuming power almost four years ago, vowing... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 44
Source: Reuters
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