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Austere China bans extravagance, bureaucracy

Updated: 2013-01-21 19:41
( chinadaily.com.cn)


Efforts shall be made to streamline news reports about meetings and activities of provincial leaders. News reports about the secretary of the provincial Party committee should be less than 1,500 words.


The province aims to enhance the understanding of the eight provisions. Improve research and investigation. Streamline meetings and events, reducing files and briefings. Strictly control visits abroad. Rigorously enforce frugal spending and reduce official receptions. Improve, standardize and simplify news reports. Strengthen the leadership and supervision.

Working meals should be a buffet in principle with no more than four varieties. Alcohol will be banned from working meals. Visits abroad should be approved by the provincial Party committee before the end of January every year and temporary visits should not be arranged.

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