Anti-graft rules made by local governments
Updated: 2014-04-14 08:38
By An Baijie (China Daily)
Editor's note: Many local governments put forward a series of measures to fight graft and boost transparency after the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee in November. Here is a look at some of the measures.
Fujian province: Party and government officials should play a leading role in simplifying funerals to increase frugality.
Sichuan province: Public agencies may not raise the subsidy levels of their workers. Buying gifts with public funds for government workers at anniversaries or celebrations is prohibited.
Shandong province: Government officials are not allowed to enter private clubs. Buying postcards, fireworks and other gifts with public funds ahead of festivals is prohibited.
Guiyang, capital of Guizhou province: Government officials are not allowed to play mahjong with people such as businessmen. Officials may not accept bribes through wedding celebrations or funerals.
Jiangxi province: The provincial government sent six inspection teams to cities to supervise officials. The cellphone numbers of the inspectors were publicized to collect whistleblowers' tips on corrupt officials.
Hubei province: A clean-governance-themed library was opened in the capital Wuhan on March 22. About 10,000 anti-graft books were available for readers. Government officials are given lectures on clean-government once every season.
Chuzhou in Anhui province: Government officials will be punished severely if they are found shopping, chatting, playing video games, listening to music, and stock trading online during work time.