China’s minister for industry and IT under probe

Xiao Yaqing, Chinese minister of industry and information technology, attends an interview via video link after the second plenary meeting of the fifth session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing, capital of China, March 8, 2022. (LI XIN/XINHUA)

Xiao Yaqing, minister of industry and information technology, has been put under disciplinary and supervisory investigation by the country's top anti-graft body for suspected violations of disciplines and laws.

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Xiao is being investigated by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission.