18 Oct 2011

Government Launches New Anti-Corruption Program

The Chinese government has launched this month a new program to curb corruption. The program will consist of a system to closely monitor travel by public officials and their families and also asset transfers to other countries. The new strategy aims at stopping corrupt officials from fleeing the country.

The program is planned to last one year and will be implemented in 10 regions, according to information published on the website of the Ministry of Supervision. This Ministry is responsible for investigations on violations of administrative rules by government officials.

For the full article on huffingtonpost.com, please click here. The picture above is from bbc.co.uk and is credited to Agence France-Presse (AFP).