China top anti-graft watchdog says anti-corruption campaign has 'built into a crushing tide'

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 24, 2017 1:02 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top anti-graft watchdog has said that a multi-year campaign against corruption is consolidating and would continue to develop, according to a work report released at a key leadership summit.

The Central Commission of Discipline Inspection said in the report given to reporters on Monday as part of the closing ceremony of the 19th National Party Congress that the campaign has been "built into a crushing tide".

President Xi Jinping's has vowed to battle deep-seated graft in the Party saying that a failure to stop corruption could damage the Party's future.

(Reporting by Christian Shepherd; Editing by Sam Holmes)