The communist party’s anti-corruption watchdog – the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) – has vowed, once again, to hunt corrupt officials who flee the country and to scrutinize “naked officials” in a drive to crack down on top-level corruption.
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Last November, I wrote a post analyzing how the leadership transition in China’s Communist Party might affect anti-corruption enforcement in that country and offering a few observations and predictions. The most recent Central Committee meeting of the Party, held in mid-November in Beijing, provides an opportunity to see how those predictions have borne out.
Four months ago, China's anticorruption czar Wang Qishan sent ten team across the country on surprise inspections. They uncovered graft nearly everywhere they went.
With the leadership transition safely behind them, Xi Jinping and his anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan (pictured) are about to launch a “carefully planned and proactive” assault on financial-sector corruption, according to online portal DWNews.
China’s new slate of leaders have been announced -- the seven members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo, the highest-ranking body in the Communist Party (and therefore the country). The announcement came Thursday at the end of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party.