The going gets tough for Chinese bureaucrats - already paring back expensive meals, liquor,...

|By:, SA News Editor

The going gets tough for Chinese bureaucrats - already paring back expensive meals, liquor, cars, and retreats - as Beijing orders civil servants to "a frugal working style," and bans them for using government funds for luxury purchases. The government is attempting to calm an increasingly incensed public, but the order doesn't go into effect until Oct. 1. Why not right away?