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Chinese General Under Investigation, Joining a Line of Fallen Commanders

2018-01-10 1 Dailymotion

Chinese General Under Investigation, Joining a Line of Fallen Commanders<br />But Liberation Army Daily, the main newspaper of the Chinese military, suggested<br />that General Fang belonged to a group of corrupt commanders that included Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou, the most senior Chinese military officers taken down by graft charges.<br />9, 2018<br />BEIJING — A senior Chinese general who won the national spotlight by overseeing a grand military parade<br />and who vowed unwavering support for President Xi Jinping’s drive against corruption has come under investigation for graft, the latest in a string of People’s Liberation Army commanders to fall.<br />"The target of his bribes must be shocking." As a member of the Central Military Commission, which runs the People’s Liberation Army,<br />and chief of staff of the Joint Staff Department, General Fang, 66, helped enforce a drastic reorganization of the military forces that Mr. Xi began in 2015.<br />Zhang Yang, another Chinese commander who disappeared around the same time as General Fang, avoided<br />that fate by hanging himself in his home in November, Chinese military media reported at the time.<br />Liberation Army Daily said that ideals and convictions had been shaken, he abandoned<br />the mission of the party and degenerated politically, becoming economic<br />Chinese said that In fact, as early as 2003, he was already a senior military officer at military region deputy level,