PBoC Needs Better Party Governance; Culling Grey Rhinos; China Daily Says Trump Administration Is Building A "Digital Iron Curtain"; Foreign Journalists Suffer For Lack Of Positive Energy
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The Essential Eight
1. CCDI Official Stresses Need For Better Party Work In The Financial System As Part Of The Regulatory Crackdown To Prevent A Crisis
Strict Party governance should be deepened: CCDI official - Xinhua:
Strict Party governance should be deepened in China's central bank system, an official with the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) said on the CCDI website on Tuesday.
"The work of the central bank is closely related to national security and interests, the people's interests, as well as the CPC's ruling foundation," said Xu Jia'ai, a senior CCDI inspector.
"Any selfish action for personal reasons in the work of the central bank is not just picking or stealing, but tearing at the fabric of our nation," Xu said.
Xu noted major risks in …