China | In the Communist Party, to get rich is still glorious

In the Communist Party, to get rich is still glorious

Despite large-scale anti-corruption drives and attempts to close the gaping chasm between the rich and poor, 209 delegates at this year's National People's Congress possess individual wealth of more than 2 billion yuan (US$290 million)

March 4, 2017 3:37 AM (UTC+8)
A People's Liberation Army soldier stands guard in front of a statue of the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at an exhibition in Hong Kong commemorating the 110th anniversary of his birth in 2014. Photo: REUTERS
A People's Liberation Army soldier stands guard in front of a statue of the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping at an exhibition in Hong Kong commemorating the 110th anniversary of his birth in 2014. Photo: REUTERS