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Chinese Lawmakers Resign in Mass Bribery Case

More than 500 lawmakers in a Chinese city have resigned after being implicated in a bribery scandal, while another 56 provincial legislators have been sacked, state media said on Saturday, as the government steps up its war on graft. The official Xinhua news agency said the 512 lawmakers in Hengyang city in the poor, landlocked southern province of Hunan, resigned after they took bribes from 56 members of the provincial assembly. The total amount of the bribes was more than 110 million...

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