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Q: Why did the previous Beijing mayor resign?

In light of the last floods, the previous mayor of Beijing resigned.  Why is that? Is this to avoid scandal over the bad infrastructure?

10 years 2 weeks ago in  Health & Safety - Beijing

 
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Because he was being promoted...because he did such a wonderful job...or he had guanxi up the yingyang.

 

http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2012/07/beijing-mayor-resigns-ahead-planned-promotion/

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There's a law where if a certain amount of your citizens die in one incident you must resign, I'm not kidding.

mowenting:

REALLY??? Do you know where I can look that up?

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crimochina:

many chinese people know this which is why they usually just fudge the numbers. if over 36 or 37 people die in sth than the official is sacked 

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nevermind:

My wife told me, I have no idea where to look it up.

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