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Ex-Chinese Official Confesses to Accepting Millions in Bribes

A former senior Chinese official has confessed to taking millions of dollars in bribes. Liu Tienan is the ex-deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission, which is in charge of steering the world's second largest economy. He is the latest Chinese official to be brought down in a highly publicized campaign meant to weed out corruption in the Communist Party. A court in the northern province of Hebei said Liu took $5.8 million in bribes. Some were in the form...

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