The New York Times said access to their sites blocked in China following the news media investigations about the family's wealth Prime Minister Wen Jiabao.
The newspaper said the blocking of the first done on their Chinese site, followed by the English version of the site. Reference link to the report published The New York Times also blocked in the micro-blog site.
its report, the New York Times'' Wen said family members control assets
worth at least 2.7 billion U.S. dollars, or around Rp 25.9 trillion''.
Jiabao Many family members, including his son, his daughter, his
brother and sister-in-law, who became very rich while he was prime
minister,'' according to a newspaper report.
many cases, their names hidden behind many layers on behalf of the
partnership and investment involving friends, co-workers and business.''
newspaper said that the government of China and Wen's family declined
to comment on reports of an investigation by the recording company of
the year 1992-2012.
company in the name of Wen found or impossible'' to find from the
documents, if he removes traces of any decision that may affect the
company's family or if they receive preferential treatment in
Not the first
China is very sensitive to the reports of their leaders, especially related to their wealth. The growth of the wealth gap will lead to public discontent, given the many corruption scandals involving government officials.
A spokesman for the New York Times said he hoped the full access to their site will return any time soon'''' in China.
Blocking websites in China due to media bias is not the first of their leaders. In
June 2012, when Bloomberg audit report investigating the prospective
next president Xi Jinping, the site is also blocked in China - although
the report does not indicate an error that made Xi Jinping or family.
Wen Jiabao has been prime minister for nearly 10 years. He will submit his position in a transition of power November 8.
He was known as a popular figure and state media described as a leader who cares for the life of ordinary people.