Chinese seafood banquets target of anti-corruption campaign

Seafood plays a massive role in Chinese food culture with cuisine ranging far beyond your typical fish and prawn dishes.

Also common to Chinese culture, high level business men and women will frequently venture to seafood restaurants to wow potential corporate partners into deals with extravagant seafood banquets.

But recently, the seafood banquet culture has come under fire by the Chinese government with allegations of corruption taking place between government officials and private investors at such banquets.


  • Michael Fabyini – Senior Research Fellow from the University of Technology Sydney

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Producer: Jake Morcom.

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