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China's new anti-graft body set to boost Xi's extended rule

 

March 14, 2018



BEIJING (AP) — China is set to give President Xi Jinping a powerful new weapon as he prepares to rule indefinitely — a Communist Party-led anti-corruption agency to police not only the party's cadres, but also doctors, teachers, entertainers and other state employees.

The move is part of a sweeping government reorganization to boost the authority of the party headed by Xi, who has firmly established himself as China's most formidable leader since Mao Zedong.

On Sunday, China's rubber-stamp legislature scrapped a two-term limit on the presidency, paving the way for Xi to rule for as long...



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