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by Nectar Gan in South China Morning Post, Oct 9, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive is likely to focus less on “tigers” – or senior officials – during his second term in office but there will be no respite for rank-and-file cadres, or “flies”, experts said ahead of a plenary session of the country’s graft-busting agency in Beijing.
About 120 members of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection will hold the final plenum of their current term on Monday and Tuesday, before a new line-up is announced at the five-yearly …

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by Nectar Gan in the South China Morning Post, Oct 8, 2017, 10:52pm
Emerging from his first term as China’s most powerful leader in decades, President Xi Jinping will be looking to dominate personnel decisions at a five-yearly shake-up later this month.
At that much-anticipated meeting, which begins on October 18, the line-up will be unveiled for the Politburo and its Standing Committee – the country’s top echelons of power – for Xi’s second term at the helm of the world’s largest political party.
Xi’s first term line-up was a compromise …

Bangladesh »

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The Jatiya Party (JaPa) is set to place a 10-point proposal before the Election Commission including the proposal of deploying armed forces during the upcoming parliamentary election.
As part of the Election Commission’s ongoing dialogues with registered political parties, JaPa has been asked to send its representatives to sit with the commission on Monday.
According to party presidium member Sunil Shuvo Roy, the 10-point proposal will comprise the enactment of an independent Election Commission Act, as well as authorising the commission to appoint all contractual employees during upazila, UP and parliamentary polls.
“The …

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Jessore: Police cordoned off a house in Ghop Central Road area of the district town early today suspecting it a militant hideout.
ATM Ajmal Huda, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said tipped off that the militants are staying in the house, a team of police cordoned off a house in the area around 2:00am.
Once the team of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) reached the spot from Dhaka, the anti-terrorism operation will begin, the OC added.
House owner Haider Ali, a teacher of Jessore Zila school, …