China Telecom
China Telecom chairman Chang Xiaobing has fallen foul of the Communist Party’s anti-corruption officials, according to a statement released following his disappearance over the weekend. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, which doesn’t sound too unlike Nineteen Eighty-Four’s Ministry of Love, says Mr Chang is “suspected of serious violation of discipline.” The work of the CCDI has historically been directed by the Party’s top leaders but current President Xi Jinping has attempted to make it more independent. The statement suggests there may be connection between Mr Chang’s current role with China Telecom and his former post at China Unicom, both leading state-owned telecoms providers in the country. China Telecom…

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