Chinese Regime

Newly Created State Supervision Commission Is Major Systemic Reform

The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the  Chinese legislature holds its sessions. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the Chinese legislature holds its sessions. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

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