An executive at Chinese tech giant ZTE has resigned following reports that he is under investigation for sexual assault.
The company announced that Bao Yuming, also known as Robert Y Bao, had stepped down from its board.
The firm, which makes telecoms equipment, said in a stock exchange filing that it was "concerned" by the media reports.
Mr Bao, a lawyer, has not yet commented on the allegations.
He has also been dismissed from positions at an oil company and a university.#####