Age of the Dragon

China's never-ending battle with junketeering officials

Bradley Perrett
By Bradley Perrett
Updated February 4 2022 - 8:50am, first published 12:30am
A staff member supervises the "Clean Plate" campaign among staff at a canteen of a central government institution in Beijing. Picture: Getty Images

I'm with Xi Jinping on this one. For nine years the Chinese president has been trying to stop officials living it up at public expense.

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Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett is a regular ACM columnist with a focus on Australia's relationship with China, covering defence, strategy, trade, economics and domestic policy. He was based in Beijing as a journalist from 2004 to 2020. His articles are supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.

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