Eight in 10 Chinese want political reform: survey
BEIJING (AFP) - Eight out of 10 people in China's major cities support political reform, according to a survey reported on Wednesday, on the eve of a once-in-a-decade leadership transition.
Seven in 10 people believe the government should face greater public scrutiny and strengthen its checks against corruption, said the poll, published in the state-run Global Times newspaper.
Corruption topped the survey's list of threats to social stability.
"Most Chinese people believe China should initiate political reform," the newspaper said.