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Xi looks to Mao's legacy to tackle corruption | Asia | DW.DE | 20.06.2013

As an emerging superpower, China is undergoing major changes. Still, its new leader seems to be drawing inspiration from the past to deal with one of the country's most pressing issues: corruption among party officials.

President Xi Jinping is harking back to the legacy of late Chairman Mao Zedong in an attempt to "clean up" the ranks of the 80-million-member Communist Party of China (CPC) amid public growing consternation over inequality and corruption.

by In Wales (inwales aaat eurotrib.com) on Thu Jun 20th, 2013 at 06:16:20 PM EST
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