Rejection of Beijing’s preferred candidates in Liaoning prompted the anti-graft campaign spearheaded by President Xi Jinping (習近平) to target the legislatures ahead of a major leadership reshuffle at the party congress next autumn. Photo: Simon Song

Clean up the National People’s Congress, then give it a real role

Scandal over bought seats in China’s legislature a reminder that transparency is key to restoring confidence in nation’s highest organ of state power

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Rejection of Beijing’s preferred candidates in Liaoning prompted the anti-graft campaign spearheaded by President Xi Jinping (習近平) to target the legislatures ahead of a major leadership reshuffle at the party congress next autumn. Photo: Simon Song
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