China Blocks Bloomberg Website After Report On Xi Jinping’s Family

Yesterday (Friday June 29) Bloomberg News published a report investigating China’s Vice-President Xi Jinping’s extended family and their ownership worth millions in a variety of companies and property.

While Bloomberg didn’t offer any charges of wrongdoing with the holdings, apparently the fact Bloomberg ran the report was enough to block Internet users in China’s mainland from using Bloomberg’s website. Bloomberg reporters used public documents for the report.

The article titled, “Xi Jinping’s millionaire relations reveal elite Chinese fortunes” shows Jinping is in direct contradiction of what he has said, “Rein in your spouses, children, relatives, friends and staff” when speaking out against corruption and party members whose influence may serve family members from profiting through party members position and rank.

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