Chinese Culture

What Xi Jinping Could Learn From a Chinese Emperor About Anti-Corruption

From Album of the Yongzheng Emperor in Costumes, by anonymous court artists, Yongzheng period (1723—35). (Wikimedia Commonms)
From Album of the Yongzheng Emperor in Costumes, by anonymous court artists, Yongzheng period (1723—35). (Wikimedia Commonms)

Xi Jinping, head of the Chinese regime, has been making headlines over the last two years for his sweeping anti-corruption campaign that has disciplined tens...




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