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Party chief of Shanghai’s Fudan University implicated in Liaoning vote-buying scandal and removed from his position

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
ei Xiaopeng, who, as party secretary, was considered a greater authority than the president of the top-ranked university, has been accused of paying others to secure a seat on the Liaoning provincial legislature, from which he was forced to resign.
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.