An annual declaration form is proving to be one of China’s most effective weapons against corrupt Communist Party officials. Photo: Alamy An annual declaration form is proving to be one of China’s most effective weapons against corrupt Communist Party officials. Photo: Alamy
An annual declaration form is proving to be one of China’s most effective weapons against corrupt Communist Party officials. Photo: Alamy

China’s corruption watchdog probes officials’ personal details

  • Random checks of annual declaration forms make party cadres nervous
  • Discipline inspectors find many reasons to invite suspects in for a ‘bitter tea’ session

Topic |   Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign
An annual declaration form is proving to be one of China’s most effective weapons against corrupt Communist Party officials. Photo: Alamy An annual declaration form is proving to be one of China’s most effective weapons against corrupt Communist Party officials. Photo: Alamy
An annual declaration form is proving to be one of China’s most effective weapons against corrupt Communist Party officials. Photo: Alamy
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