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Yang Baohua

Yang Baohua
阳宝华
Vice-Chairman of Hunan People's Political Consultative Conference
In office
January 2003 – 2011
Communist Party Secretary of Changsha
In office
February 1998 – January 2003
Preceded by Qin Guangrong
Succeeded by Zhang Yunchuan
Communist Party Secretary of Yueyang
In office
April 1995 – January 1998
Mayor of Yiyang
In office
June 1994 – April 1995
Preceded by New position
Succeeded by Li Jiang
Personal details
Born September 1947 (age 71)
Hengshan County, Hunan
Political party Communist Party of China (expelled)
Residence Changsha
Alma mater Central Party School of the Communist Party of China
Occupation Politician
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Yang Baohua (Chinese: 阳宝华; born September 1947) is a former Chinese politician from Hunan province.[1] He served successively as the party chief of Yueyang, party chief of Changsha, and Vice-Chairman of Hunan People's Political Consultative Conference.[2] He underwent investigation for corruption in 2014.[3][4]

Biography

Yang was born in a village in Hengshan County, Hunan province, prior to the founding of the People's Republic of China.[1] During the Cultural Revolution, Yang attended the No.1 Hengdong High School.[1]

He became joined the workforce in December 1968 and joined the Communist Party of China in August 1972.[1][2][3]

From 1968 to 1983, Yang worked as a local officer in Hengyang.[1][2][3]

He entered Central Party School of the Communist Party of China in September 1983, where he graduated in August 1985.[1] After graduation, he was appointed as the Vice-Mayor of Hengyang, a position he held until November 1991, when he was transferred to Yiyang and appointed the deputy party chief.[1][2][3]

He served as the party chief of Yueyang between April 1995 to January 1998.[1][2][3]

In February 1998, he was promoted to become the Communist Party Secretary of Changsha, capital of Hunan province.[1][2][3]

In January 2003, he was elevated to the Vice-Chairman of Hunan People's Political Consultative Conference.[1][2][3]

On May 26, 2014, it was announced that Yang was under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[1] The CCDI investigation concluded that Yang had taken bribes, abused his power, and "committed adultery." His case was taken up by the Guilin Intermediate People's Court in Guangxi. The court found that Yang took 13.56 million yuan (~$2.13 million) in bribes personally or through his wife, son, and brother-in-law.[5]

On November 3, 2015, Yang Baohua was sentenced 11 years in jail for taking bribes.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Yabg Baohua of former vice-president of Hunan the Chinese People's Political". 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g 湖南省政协原副主席阳宝华涉嫌严重违纪违法被查 (in Chinese). People.COM. 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g 湖南省政协原副主席阳宝华被查 5月初曾出席活动 (in Chinese). Xinhuanet. 2014.
  4. ^ Yang Baohua 阳保华,
  5. ^ "阳宝华被控直接或通过妻儿等人受贿1356万余元". Chinanews.
  6. ^ "湖南省政协原副主席阳宝华案一审获刑11年". ce.cn. 2015-11-03.
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Mayor of Yiyang
1994-1995
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Li Jiang (李江)
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Luo Guiqiu (罗桂求)
Communist Party Secretary of Yueyang
1995-1998
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Qin Guangrong
Communist Party Secretary of Changsha
1998-2003
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Zhang Yunchuan