China to tighten supervision on discipline violations during holidays

Source: Xinhua| 2017-09-15 20:29:41|Editor: Mengjie
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BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- China's top disciplinary watchdog on Friday issued a circular asking the public to report officials' disciplinary offences during upcoming holidays.

The circular, issued by the Communist Party of China's (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), said that the public is asked to keep an eye on officials and report those who dine out and travel using public funds, exchange gifts and enter private clubs.

The information can be submitted through the CCDI's website, its app and the official account on WeChat, China's most popular instant messaging app, during the week-long National Day holiday and the Mid-Autumn Festival.

It is customary to hold banquets and give gifts during the National Day holiday starting Oct. 1 and the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on Oct. 4 this year.

Violators will be named and shamed on the website from Sept. 20.

The CPC leadership has carried out a campaign to root out corruption, since it issued the "eight-point" guidelines in 2012. It requested increased inspections to clean up undesirable work styles such as formalism, bureaucracy, hedonism and extravagance.