Chinese tycoon and Xi Jinping critic Ren Zhiqiang jailed for 18 years for corruption

BEIJING: Chinese real estate tycoon and outspoken critic of President Xi Jinping was jailed for 18 years on Tuesday (Sep 22) for “corruption, bribery and embezzlement of public funds”, a court statement said.

Ren Zhiqiang – once an elite among the ruling Communist Party’s inner circle …