General Wang Ruilin, former deputy head of the People’s Liberation Army’s General Political Department, died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Handout

Deng Xiaoping’s top aide in Chinese army, Wang Ruilin, dies aged 88

  • Wang worked for China’s paramount leader off and on for decades, and shared his roller-coaster ride through the Cultural Revolution
  • Funeral ceremony to be held on Monday in Beijing, sources say
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General Wang Ruilin, former deputy head of the People’s Liberation Army’s General Political Department, died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Handout
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