High-level officials in Beijing and Shanghai have been targeted by Xi Jinping’s ongoing anti-corruption campaign for “serious breaches of discipline”, The New York Times reported. Shanghai Vice-mayor Ai Baojun, a former steel executive in office since 2007 who oversaw high-profile projects including the Shanghai Free-trade Zone and the construction of a Disney resort slated to open next year, is the highest-ranking official in Shanghai to be investigated thus far. (Former deputy chief of the free-trade zone, Dai Haibo, was also placed under investigation earlier this year.) Lu Xiwen, a deputy party secretary, was head of the Communist Party’s school for training government officials in Beijing
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