21 January 2019

Local officials getting gifts through children, paper says

The anti-graft campaign led by President Xi Jinping {習近平} has prompted people to look for ways to circumvent the ban on gift-giving to government officials during the Chinese New Year, Beijing Times reported Wednesday. Instead of the usual practice of giving gifts directly to local officials during the festival, some people are now giving presents — in the form of red envelopes containing cash — to the children of the officials, the report said.

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