Wang Qishan, a Politburo Standing Committee member and secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, attends an event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last year. Photo: AFP
Wang Qishan, a Politburo Standing Committee member and secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, attends an event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last year. Photo: AFP

Why reform of China’s anti-corruption agency is falling short

Dan Hough says a successful agency must not only be independent and beyond reproach, but also find allies in society to aid its work. These conditions just cannot be met in today’s China

Wang Qishan, a Politburo Standing Committee member and secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, attends an event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last year. Photo: AFP
Wang Qishan, a Politburo Standing Committee member and secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, attends an event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last year. Photo: AFP
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