President Xi Jinping (left) and Politiburo Standing Committee member Wang Qishan (right) leave the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March last year. Photo: AFP President Xi Jinping (left) and Politiburo Standing Committee member Wang Qishan (right) leave the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March last year. Photo: AFP
President Xi Jinping (left) and Politiburo Standing Committee member Wang Qishan (right) leave the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March last year. Photo: AFP

Why is China blurring the line between party and state?

The creation of a super graft-busting organisation is raising concerns it could lead the way for further convergence of government and the ruling party

Topic |   Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign
President Xi Jinping (left) and Politiburo Standing Committee member Wang Qishan (right) leave the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March last year. Photo: AFP President Xi Jinping (left) and Politiburo Standing Committee member Wang Qishan (right) leave the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March last year. Photo: AFP
President Xi Jinping (left) and Politiburo Standing Committee member Wang Qishan (right) leave the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March last year. Photo: AFP
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