Posts tagged ‘Chairman of the Central Military Commission’

03/04/2015

New app collects Xi’s wisdom – Xinhua | English.news.cn

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Xi Jinping 习近平 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“A new application featuring Chinese President Xi Jinping‘s remarks and works was launched on Thursday, an attempt to promote socialism with Chinese characteristics.

The free app, developed by the Party School of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, makes available Xi’s books including “The Governance of China” and “Shake off Poverty” alongside quotations and a collection of his speeches.

Commentaries on Xi’s thoughts by experts from the school are also provided.”

via New app collects Xi’s wisdom – Xinhua | English.news.cn.

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24/09/2013

China to audit military officials in move to fight graft

SCMP: “Chinese military officials will have to undergo an audit before they can retire or be promoted, state media reported on Tuesday, in the latest measure in the leadership’s campaign against corruption.

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The audit will encompass officials’ “real estate property, their use of power, official cars and service personnel”, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing a guideline issued by the Central Military Commission.

The guideline aims to improve the “work style” of military officials and fight against graft, the report said.

President Xi Jinping has called corruption a threat to the Communist Party’s very survival, and vowed to go after powerful “tigers” as well as lowly “flies”.

Xi is also chairman of the Central Military Commission and the country’s top military official.

Military officers who stand to be promoted to regimental commander-level posts and above, as well as those who plan to take up civilian posts or retire, will have to submit to an audit, the report said.

The military began replacing licence plates on its cars and trucks in April in a move to crack down on fleets of luxury vehicles that routinely run red lights, drive aggressively and fill up on free fuel.

Military plates enable drivers to avoid road tolls and parking fees and are often handed out to associates as perks or favours.

via China to audit military officials in move to fight graft | South China Morning Post.

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