The following post by “Zhen Shan 3” (臻善3), was deleted from Weibo yesterday, August 6, 2014, around 8:40 pm. [See more deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre]

The post simply shares basic biographical information about former vice-premier Hui Liangyu (回良玉), who was a member of the Politburo of the 17th CCP Central Committee, and who now, according to some sources, faces a corruption investigation stemming from his time as party secretary of Anhui province in the late 1990s:

Hui Liangyu, Male, Hui ethnic group, born in October 1944, a native of Yushu (榆树) in Jilin province, entered the Communist Party in April 1966, began work in August 1964, with a college degree from the provincial Party School, degree in economics. Formerly served as vice-premier of the State Council.

Hui Liangyu plane

The original Chinese-language post follows:

回良玉,男,回族,1944年10月生,吉林榆树人,1966年4月加入中国共产党,1964年8月参加工作,省委党校大专学历,经济师。曾任国务院副总理。(完)