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  1. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Campaign to end abuse of official number plates won't be easy

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... targeting the abuse of military number plates as part of their highly publicised anti-corruption campaign. Under a set of rules to take effect on May 1, the People's Liberation Army will impose ... back to the civil war years. In addition, the PLA has allowed its branches- the navy, air force and army- to issue their own number plates, differentiated by a red Chinese character ...

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    Strengthening the rule of law will be a long journey

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 07:02am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of the National People's Congress, was asked which idea was superior- the party or the law. Peng was hard pressed to give a clear answer, and since then no leader has attempted to follow his lead. ...

  3. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Xi Jinping's wider ambitions in rooting out graft

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:27am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... 2012. That was preceded by a formal investigation into Xu Caihou, one of the People's Liberation Army's top generals until 2012. As Xi's campaign has sent a chill across ... that has seen tens of thousands of Communist Party officials punished, including more than 30 very senior ones. The biggest anti-corruption drive since the founding of the People's Republic ...

  4. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Wang Qishan's most important mission to date: dousing the flames of corruption

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 07:21am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... clear his thinking on the anti-corruption campaign. In a speech to standing committee members of the political advisory body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Wang ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Standing down 'literary soldiers' is a good move to combat graft

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... of the People's Liberation Army is a narrative that says its soldiers, armed with millet plus rifles and running on two legs, were able to overcome the much more powerful troops of the Kuomintang equipped with tanks, cannons and motorised transport supplied by the United States, end the civil war and found the People's Republic. Of all the important reasons behind the success, the contribution ...

  6. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Time for Xi to clean up the sleaze pervading the PLA

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... for Xi to clean up thesleaze pervading the P.L.A. Thursday marked the 86th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army, the first key military occasion overseen by President ... by the People's Daily, Gong Fangbin generally followed the party line, trying hard to defend why the armed forces should remain under the control of the Communist Party as they have for six decades- ...

  7. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Bureaucratic inertia stalls reform drive

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:25am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... meeting and blasted the lethargy, lamenting that central government directives were ignored as soon as they were issued. The People's Daily, the Communist Party's mouthpiece, last week ... into their shells. According to a People's Daily commentary on Wednesday, as rules have been tightened some officials now feel government jobs are too boring. As they are banned from taking gifts ...

  8. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Opaque policymaking is the breeding ground of corruption

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:14am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... an institution, the more likely that conmen will flock to represent it. Few mainland bodies are more secretive and powerful than the People's Liberation Army, which has been beset by rampant ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    The Son also Rises: nepotism doesn't disappear in China, it just gets a promotion

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... enough to eat from special supplies while the rest of the country was short of food. The People's Liberation of Army appeared to be their preferred choice of career. They would later suffer ... and children of corrupt officials. A cursory look at how the children of officials have benefited from nepotism throughout the history of the People's Republic makes interesting reading. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Too much at stake for Beijing and Tokyo to risk in war over islands

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:22am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... publicity campaign to condemn him. On the mainland, calls for a military confrontation with Japan are rising among nationalists and hawkish elements of the People's Liberation Army. Earlier ...




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