Vice-Premier Wang Yang (centre) speaks at a meeting of the United Front Work Department leadership in January. Photo: Xinhua

Fears about Chinese influence grow as more powers given to shadowy agency

United Front Work Department will take over responsibility for ethnic and religious affairs, adding to concerns that Beijing is tightening its grip

Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Vice-Premier Wang Yang (centre) speaks at a meeting of the United Front Work Department leadership in January. Photo: Xinhua
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