Chinese Regime in Crisis

Media Reports Hu Jintao’s Top Aide Amassed Staggering Amounts of Wealth

Former Vice Chairman of the National Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Ling Jihua, on March 8, 2013, in Beijing. Ling has been stripped of his position as the vice chairman and his staggering illegitimate wealth has been exposed by Hong Kong and U.S. Chinese-language media. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Former Vice Chairman of the National Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Ling Jihua, on March 8, 2013, in Beijing. Ling has been stripped of his position as the vice chairman and his staggering illegitimate wealth has been exposed by Hong Kong and U.S. Chinese-language media. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Chinese investigators hauled away six-truck loads of gold, calligraphy works, and antiques from a secret stash. The valuables, worth 83.7 billion yuan (about $13.4 billion),...



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