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China appoints new top official for scandal-ridden Chongqing

Sun Zhengcai, then party chief of Jilin province attends a meeting held on the sidelines of the 18th National Congress of the CPC, in Beijing, November 9, 2012. China has confirmed that Sun has been appointed Communist Party boss for the southwestern city of Chongqing. Picture taken November 9, 2012. REUTERS/China Daily

Sun Zhengcai, then party chief of Jilin province attends a meeting held on the sidelines of the 18th National Congress of the CPC, in Beijing, November 9, 2012. China has confirmed that Sun has been appointed Communist Party boss for the southwestern...more

Sun Zhengcai, then party chief of Jilin province attends a meeting held on the sidelines of the 18th National Congress of the CPC, in Beijing, November 9, 2012. China has confirmed that Sun has been appointed Communist Party boss for the southwestern city of Chongqing. Picture taken November 9, 2012. REUTERS/China Daily
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Sun Zhengcai, then Minister of China's Agricultural Ministry, attends a plenary session of China's parliament, the National People's Congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 17, 2008. China has confirmed that Sun has been appointed Communist Party boss for the southwestern city of Chongqing. Picture taken March 17, 2008. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

Sun Zhengcai, then Minister of China's Agricultural Ministry, attends a plenary session of China's parliament, the National People's Congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 17, 2008. China has confirmed that Sun has been appointed...more

Sun Zhengcai, then Minister of China's Agricultural Ministry, attends a plenary session of China's parliament, the National People's Congress, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 17, 2008. China has confirmed that Sun has been appointed Communist Party boss for the southwestern city of Chongqing. Picture taken March 17, 2008. REUTERS/China Daily/Files
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