China's new anti-graft body set to bo...

China's new anti-graft body set to boost Xi's extended rule

Mar 13, 2018 Read more: SFGate
BEIJING (AP) - China is set to give President Xi Jinping a powerful new weapon as he prepares to rule indefinitely - a Communist Party-led anti-corruption agency to police not only the party's cadres, but also doctors, teachers, entertainers and other state employees. The move is part of a sweeping government reorganization to boost the authority of the party headed by Xi, who has firmly established himself as China's most formidable leader since Mao Zedong. On Sunday, China's rubber-stamp legislature scrapped a two-term limit on the presidency, paving the way for Xi to rule for as long as he wants.

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