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Wang Qishan: The Party Cannot Afford to Lose the Battle against Corruption

People’s Daily published an article written by Wang Qishan, Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. The article reiterated the key points from the “Decision Concerning the Rule of Law” recently passed during the Fourth Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party. Wang further emphasized the importance of adhering to the absolute leadership of the Party, strengthening the rules within the Party, managing the country with law and virtue, and persisting in the anti-corruption battles. Wang listed four major tests and dangers that the party currently faces and said that the Party’s foundation is threatened because of them. In the article, Wang stated that the Party still faces challenges in the battle against corruption and the fight to ensure clean government. He said that it is a battle that "the Party cannot afford to lose."

Source: People’s Daily, November 3, 2014