Mayor’s Discipline Probe Shakes Up China’s Political Chessboard

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  • Tianjin boss investigated over unspecified party violations
  • Uncertainty over key post as Xi lays ground for reshuffle

China's Graft Probe Snares Tianjin Mayor

The investigation of the top leader in China’s northern port of Tianjin comes amid a nationwide reshuffle of provincial leadership posts and could add uncertainty to the Chinese Communist Party’s mid-term power transfer next year.

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