Xi Jinping’s Military Purge Catches Another Party Cadre

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A prominent figure in China's aerospace industry was dismissed this week from his role in a high-profile government body, state media said, as the Chinese leadership's crackdown on corruption surfaced further into public view. The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), an advisory committee comprising more than 2,000 people and overseen by the long-ruling Communist Party, voted on Monday in Beijing to strip Wang Xiaojun of his member status, China's official Xinhua News Agency said. Wang, 54, was a former design department head at the First Academy of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp., better known as the China...