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China turns against official extravagance

6 February 2013 Last updated at 04:14 GMT

The Chinese economy is booming, but a crackdown on the extravagant ways of high-spending government officials has hit the luxury hotel and hospitality industry hard.

Promises to clean up corruption and excess have been made by China's leaders before, but this time they appear to mean it.

The BBC's John Sudworth reports.