The new Politburo Standing Committee members (from left) Zhang Gaoli, Liu Yunshan, Zhang Dejiang, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Yu Zhengsheng and Wang Qishan in the Great Hall of the People. Photo: AFP
The new Politburo Standing Committee members (from left) Zhang Gaoli, Liu Yunshan, Zhang Dejiang, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Yu Zhengsheng and Wang Qishan in the Great Hall of the People. Photo: AFP

Xi Jinping pledges to tackle corruption

After vice-president is sworn in as party chief, he acknowledges many 'pressing problems' that will have to be resolved within its ranks

The new Politburo Standing Committee members (from left) Zhang Gaoli, Liu Yunshan, Zhang Dejiang, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Yu Zhengsheng and Wang Qishan in the Great Hall of the People. Photo: AFP
The new Politburo Standing Committee members (from left) Zhang Gaoli, Liu Yunshan, Zhang Dejiang, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Yu Zhengsheng and Wang Qishan in the Great Hall of the People. Photo: AFP
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