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BEIJING — One more of China’s most wanted graft fugitives has returned to China and turned h
erself in 17 years after fleeing overseas, China’s top anti-graft authority announced Saturday.
Li Jianxiong, a former real estate transaction official at Nan
hai district of Foshan city in Guangdong province, is suspected of graft crime.
The procuratorate in Nanhai district started investigating his cas
e in July 2002, two months after he fled. Li was listed on an Interpol Red Notice in May 2003.
Through work by an office in charge of fugitives and asset recovery under the central anti-
corruption coordination group, he turned himself in Friday.
China’s workplace safety record has improved, with the number of accidents and fataliti
es both dropping in the first two months, data from the Ministry of Emergency Management showed.
The number of workplace safety accidents fell 6.1 percent yea
r-on-year during the January-February period, while related fatalities went down 16.8 per
cent, Sun Huashan, vice minister of emergency management, said at a press conference on Friday.