The toll of dead and missing people from the 2013 Southwest China floods rises above 40 with Sichuan province worst affected.
Authorities in China sentence Huang Yu, a computer technician from Sichuan who worked for a government department which handled state secrets, to death for leaking more than 150,000 classified documents to an unidentified foreign power. The documents in question covered secrets ranging from the ruling Communist Party to military and financial issues.
Wei Hong is removed as the Governor of China's Sichuan province due to perceived disloyalty to the Communist Party. [http:--lasvegassun.com-news-2016-feb-05-governor-of-major-china-province-removed-for-dislo- (AP via "Las Vegas Sun")]date=August 2019
Wei Hong resigns as Governor of Sichuan province in China after it was revealed that he was undergoing investigation for "breaching party discipline." Former World Health Organization executive committee member Yin Li becomes acting governor.