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After 45 national lawmakers were expelled in a bribery scandal involving Liaoning business leaders and millions of yuan, concerns arise that the ploy may be at play in other provinces

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ote buying became so widespread in Liaoning Province that both candidates and those who were paid off felt they had no choice but to participate in the fraudulent acts, sources say. Concerns have risen similar corrupt deals are underway elsewhere in as local legislatures ramp up for elections in early 2017.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
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.
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