President Xi Jinping chaired a Politburo meeting ordering that  party branches be established in a wide range of organisations. Photo: EPA
President Xi Jinping chaired a Politburo meeting ordering that party branches be established in a wide range of organisations. Photo: EPA

Communist Party seeks to bolster authority with new rule for branches across China

Politburo orders strict implementation of rule requiring a party branch in mainland organisations in a bid to increase influence on society

President Xi Jinping chaired a Politburo meeting ordering that  party branches be established in a wide range of organisations. Photo: EPA
President Xi Jinping chaired a Politburo meeting ordering that party branches be established in a wide range of organisations. Photo: EPA
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