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China Jails Former Top Provincial Official for Life Over Bribes

China jailed a former vice governor of the northeastern province of Jilin and former banker for life on Friday for taking more than $3 million in bribes. The conviction is the latest move in the government's campaign to crack down on deep-rooted corruption.   Tian Xueren was expelled from the ruling Communist Party in July of last year and went on trial last month in Beijing, accused of receiving more than $3.12 million in bribes, state media have said.   “As an official of the ...

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