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Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, has been cracking down on corruption as he pushes to cement his grip on power. Authorities have arrested Zhou Jiangyong, right, the former top official in the city of Hangzhou, while Chinese state media have implicated Ant Group, controlled by billionaire Jack Ma, left, in the scandal. (Nikkei montage/AP/Reuters/Ken Kobayashi)
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KATSUJI NAKAZAWA, Nikkei senior staff writer | China

Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff writer and editorial writer at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as China bureau chief. He was the 2014 recipient of the Vaughn-Ueda International Journalist prize.

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