Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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December 3, 2013 2:58 PM

20,000 Officials Punished for Violating Discipline

Almost 20,000 officials have been punished for violating new rules put in place by the Xi Jinping administration to limit corruption and excessive bureaucracy. From Reuters: President Xi Jinping ordered the crackdown late last year when he became head of the ruling Communist Party, seeking to assuage public anger at waste and extravagance, particularly officials seen abusing

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