China investigates head of state-owned China Telecom amid widening anti-graft drive

December 27, 2015 9:30 AM

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BEIJING – China's ruling Communist Party says it has launched an investigation against the head of state-owned China Telecom, as Beijing expands its anti-corruption campaign to more state sectors.

The party's disciplinary arm, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, said on its website Sunday that Chang Xiaobing, chair of the powerful telecommunications company, has been placed under investigation on suspicion of having "severely violated disciplines."

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