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Town sets standard in spending transparency

July 21, 2012
China Daily
While central government departments are busy releasing information about how many cars they maintain and how many overseas trips their officials made last year, a small town in Southwest China is setting an example by releasing details of every penny it spent. The government of Baimiao township, in the Bazhou district of Bazhong, a city in Sichuan province, has posted detailed information on its monthly expenditures on both its bulletin board and its website,, since January 2010.