Kang Rixin

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Kang Rixin (Chinese: 康日新; born August 1953) is a former chief manager of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and a former high-ranking member of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in the People's Republic of China.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Datong, Shanxi Province, and graduated from the department of nuclear engineering of Shanghai Jiaotong University in August 1978. He joined the Communist Party of China in December 1982. In January 2005, he graduated from the graduate school of the Central Party School, majoring in economics management. In June 2005, he obtained an EMBA certificate from Tsinghua University. He is a senior engineer at the researcher level.

China National Nuclear Corporation[edit]

From 2003 to 2009, he managed the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), before being accused of corruption and bribery. Kang Rixin was sentenced to life imprisonment and confiscation of his possessions by a Beijing court in 2010 because he accepted about one million US dollars in bribes between 2004 and 2009.[1]

Kang was a member of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China from 2007.[2] He was expelled from the body after his bribery conviction.

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