Yang Xiuzhu

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One of the signature policies of President Xi Jinping’s five-year rule in China has been a crackdown on corruption among government officials and party cadres. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images

China’s crackdown on corruption has seen 1,300 fugitives suspected of economic crimes, 347 of them corrupt officials, returned to China from abroad i(...)

The Hudson County correctional centre in Kearny, New Jersey.  Yang Xiuzhu, a senior official who oversaw construction projects in the booming eastern province of Zhejiang, is in US custody pending her removal to China.  Photograph: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz

China’s most wanted fugitive, a government official accused of embezzling more than €36.5 million, has been detained by US immigration officers, the(...)