Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

As Shaanxi saga shows, even Xi hits China’s bureaucratic brick wall

  • A scandal over illegal villas suggests even China’s most powerful leader since Mao struggles with a bureaucracy that has spent centuries ignoring its leaders
  • After all, “the sky is high and the emperor is far away”

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