While dissident journalist Gao Yu was said to be released from her 20-month detention on state secret charges for medical reasons, the outcome of her case actually hinged upon one thing: a confession.
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China's President Xi Jinping wants ‘PLA Inc’ to stop its song and dance, plans end for profit-making activities
Moves to end the People’s Liberation Army’s profit-making activities, announced by President Xi Jinping on Thursday, are aimed at solving a problem left open by an anti-corruption campaign in 1998, experts say.
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