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Banquet ban for Chinese top military officials

Elaborate state-funded banquets have been banned for China's top military officials, state media has reported.

The move comes after a diktat from central government earlier this month that aimed to curb extravagance and tackle corruption.

Xinhua news agency says receptions for high-ranking officers will no longer feature luxury banquets or alcohol.

Charles Scanlon reports.

  • 22 Dec 2012
  • From the section China
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