National political advisers expelled from party
A total of 14 national political advisers were expelled due to corruption, China’s top political adviser said. Yu Zhengsheng made the remark on Tuesday at the opening meeting of Third Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country’s top political advisory body. Those removed include two vice-chairmen of the CPPCC National Committee.
On Monday, a second group of 14 formerly high and wellconnected officers in the People’s Liberation Army were placed under investigation and charged with violating Party discipline and laws, a phrase referring to corruption, according to an announcement by the military.
An early spring brought out cherry blossoms at the Wangxianling Eco Park in Chenzhou, Hunan province, last month.