Xu Gang, a former vice-governor of Fujian and the highest-ranking official in the province to be investigated for corruption since 2012, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China and is likely to be prosecuted.
Pingtan has made amazing achievements and innovations in the past several years, said Xu Weize, the newly-appointed head of the PCPZ's administration.
Discipline Inspection Commission announced it has investigated and penalized three officials, who were involved in a sex scandal in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian province.
Pingtan has a new leader, after Xu Weize was appointed director of the PCPZ’s administrative committee on July 2.
The Organization Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) conferred the title of outstanding county-level CPC secretary to 102 people across the nation on June 30, reported the Xinhua News Agency.
Many Fujias officials in the financial and state-owned sectors have vowed to support Pingtan, ptnet.cn reports.