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China Tries Former State Oil Head for Corruption

China has opened the corruption trial of a top official who headed the country's biggest petroleum company and later oversaw state-owned companies before being removed in September of 2013. Jiang Jiemin appeared Monday in the Hanjiang Intermediate court in Hubei Province after being charged last month with accepting bribes, possessing a large number of assets from unidentified sources and abuse of power.  Jiang was chairman of state-run China National Petroleum Corporation,...

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