President Xi Jinping speaks with deputies from Inner Mongolia during the National People’s Congress in Beijing on March 5. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping speaks with deputies from Inner Mongolia during the National People’s Congress in Beijing on March 5. Photo: Xinhua

China takes aim at corrupt cadres and officials in expanded Inner Mongolia campaign

  • Blitz on coal industry-related graft has gained new momentum after President Xi Jinping warned cases going back decades will be investigated
  • Analyst says the drive suggests Xi won’t let abuse of power in regions and provinces stand in the way of his ‘national rejuvenation’ plan

President Xi Jinping speaks with deputies from Inner Mongolia during the National People’s Congress in Beijing on March 5. Photo: Xinhua
President Xi Jinping speaks with deputies from Inner Mongolia during the National People’s Congress in Beijing on March 5. Photo: Xinhua
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