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Li Xi (born 1962)

Li Xi
李喜
Vice-Mayor of Kunming
In office
July 2008 – June 2014
MayorLi Wenrong (李文荣)
CPC Party Chief of Anning
In office
April 2006 – July 2008
Personal details
BornDecember 1962 (age 55)
Kunming, Yunnan
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
ResidenceKunming, Yunnan
Occupationpolitician

Li Xi (Chinese: 李喜; pinyin: Lǐ Xǐ; born December 1962) is a former Chinese politician from Yunnan province; he served as the Executive Vice Mayor of Kunming and a member of the provincial capital's Party Standing Committee.[1]

Early life

Li was born and raised in Kunming, capital of Yunnan.

Career

He entered the workforce in July 1981 and joined the Communist Party of China in October 1984.

During his early years, he served in several posts in Guandu District, including director of government office, Deputy CPC Party Chief and Town Master of Guanshang Town.

Then he was promoted to become the Deputy CPC Party Chief and Mayor of Anning, he was appointed the CPC Party Chief of Anning in April 2006, he remained in that position until July 2008, when he was transferred to Kunming and appointed the Vice-Mayor, he was re-elected in June 2014.

Downfall

On October 21, 2014, the state media reported that he was being investigated by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[2][3]

On the afternoon of December 8, 2015, the Intermediate People's Court of Qujing in Yunnan province opened a trial session to hear the bribery case of Li Xi. Li Xi was accused of taking advantage of his position to seek benefits for others and illegally accepting other people's property for more than 18.27 million yuan ($ 2.88 million), 0.132 million U.S. dollar, 30,000 Euro, diamonds (diamonds worth 330 thousand yuan) and bullions (bullions worth 0.2766 million yuan).[4]

References

  1. ^ 昆明常务副市长李喜涉嫌严重违纪违法被调查 (in Chinese). Tencent. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  2. ^ 昆明市委常委、常务副市长李喜接受组织调查 (in Chinese). Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  3. ^ 昆明市委常委、常务副市长李喜接受组织调查 (in Chinese). 163.com. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  4. ^ 昆明原副市长李喜出庭受审 被指受贿1827万余元. ce.cn (in Chinese). 2015-12-11. 1996年至2014年期间,李喜利用其担任昆明市官渡区关上镇镇长,安宁市市委副书记、市长、市委书记,昆明市副市长职务之便利,为他人在获取工程项目、职务晋升、工程款拨付等方面提供帮助,多次非法收受徐某、叶某等人的财物共计人民币1827万余元、美元13.2万元、欧元3万元以及价值33万元的钻石、价值27.66万元的金块等。