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Former head of China’s statistics bureau is expelled from the Communist Party and will be prosecuted for corruption

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
hina's anti-corruption watchdog listed a litany of charges against Wang Baoan, former chief of the National Bureau of Statistics, including extravagance, abuse of power and exchanging "power for sex."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.