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Xi Orders China's Military to Get Out of Kindergarten Business

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China’s military has been ordered by President Xi Jinping to stop running kindergartens and other businesses and focus on fighting, as he attempts to overhaul the world’s largest army.

Xi said during a meeting of the Communist Party’s 25-member Politburo on Tuesday that the armed forces should cease commercial activities by the end of the year, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. China’s military is involved in running businesses ranging from kindergartens to property rental services, it said.