China says fewer graft suspects fleeing as controls stepped up

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BEIJING (Reuters) - The number of corruption suspects fleeing China in the last four years has fallen dramatically as the government steps up controls on things like passport issuance for officials, the ruling Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said on Tuesday.

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