New York Times Blocked in China Over Wen Jiabao Wealth Revelations
Posted: 10/26/2012 | By: Tania Branigan | The Guardian
Chinese authorities have blocked the Chinese website of the New York Times and most access to the main website after it revealed that the extended family of premier Wen Jiabao has controlled assets worth at least $2.7bn.
of Wen's close relatives have become extremely wealthy since his ascent
to the top leadership, the news organisation said. But in many cases
their holdings were obscured by layers of partnerships and investment
vehicles involving friends, colleagues or business partners.