Shanghai Vice Mayor Ai Baojun under formal party investigation amid anti-corruption campaign

November 10, 2015 9:00 AM

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BEIJING – China's ruling Communist Party says a vice mayor of the financial hub of Shanghai is under investigation amid an ongoing drive against corruption at all levels of government.

The party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on its website Tuesday that Ai Baojun was being probed on suspicion of "serious violations of discipline." The phrase almost always refers to graft.

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