50,000 corrupt officials punished in two years
Updated: 2005-12-12 06:26
China has prosecuted and punished nearly 50,000
corrupt officials at various levels in the on-going nationwide anti-corruption
drive in the recent two years, said a senior official with the Supreme People's
The Chinese government and law enforcement organs have made vigorous and
continuous efforts in combating corruption, said Wang Zhenchuan, deputy
procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate at the on-going
Asia-Europe Prosecutors-General Conference held in Shenzhen, south China's
Efforts have been redoubled not only in the respect of corruption
investigation and prosecution, but also in the aspect of corruption prevention,
Wang said, adding that China has formed a comprehensive anti-corruption system
involving education, supervision and punishment.
China is now stipulating a law on anti-money laundering and has signed
extradition agreements with 23 countries, he said.
In addition, China has signed 71 judicial assistance agreements with 47
countries, Wang added.