Date
25 September 2017

Party watchdog bares new teeth in graft fight, paper says

The Communist Party’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has set up two investigation arms specifically targeting financial institutions and state-owned enterprises, the Beijing Morning Post reported Tuesday. The newly revamped commission said it has also beefed up its ability to stop officials on corruption charges fleeing the country. Chinese Academy of Governance professor Zhu Lijia said the overhaul of the disciplinary body is a direct reflection of the central government’s stronger determination to crack down on corruption, the report said.

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