Since the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress in 2012, the CPC Central Committee has dedicated itself to strict party governance.
In the past five years, the CPC Central Committee has tirelessly addressed "si feng," or "the four forms of decadence" -- formalism, bureaucratism, hedonism and extravagance.
By the end of 2016, 155,300 violations against the eight-point frugality code had been investigated, according to the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).
Among the violations, 78.2 percent took place in 2013 and 2014, 15.1 percent took place in 2015, and 6.7 percent in 2016, representing a marked decrease each year. Read more