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China congress: Military facelift a sign of bigger changes - BBC News

Of the many noteworthy developments that have characterised Chinese President Xi Jinping's first five-year term, none stands out as much as military reform, and this reveals a great deal about the coming political trajectory in China, writes political ...and more »

Xi Jinping's moment - The Interpreter

Xi Jinping, a politically daring, economically cautious, Chinese leader is certain to win a second five-year term at the 19th Party Congress, but his harsh line against his opponents, and his timidity on the economy, may come back to haunt him in his ...and more »

China Focus: China's anti-graft drive wins people's trust - Xinhua

BEIJING, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- More than 70,000 officials at or above the county-head level have been investigated for suspected corruption since the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress in 2012, the top anti-graft body of the CPC said ...and more »

Communist Party congress: How China picks its leaders - BBC News

Every five years, the eyes of the world turn to China as the ruling Communist Party holds its congress. The event determines who will lead the Party. Those people will go on to lead the 1.3 billion people of China - most of whom don't get a say - and ...and more »

Dokalam II reflects Xi Jinping's home, global game plans - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: China's decision to deploy a large contingent of its troops near Dokalam along Sino-Bhutan boundary has brought back memories of the July-August standoff which experts believed was triggered by President Xi Jinping's attempts to consolidate ...and more »

Does Chinese leader Xi Jinping plan to hang on to power for more than 10 years? - South China Morning Post

The leader of China's Communist Party, Xi Jinping, will begin a second five-year term this month. Many observers say it's unlikely to be his last. Ahead of the party's national congress, due to start in Beijing on October 18, the ranks of potential ...and more »

China party congress: The rising stars of China's Communist Party - BBC News

China's Communist Party will unveil its next generation of elite leaders when it meets starting on 18 October for a congress that is held every five years. Except for President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, five of the seven members of the party's ...and more »

Xi might give Taiwan deadline: Bush - Taipei Times

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang toast during a reception at the Great Hall of the People on the eve of the Oct. 1 National Day holiday in Beijing on Sept. 30. Photo: AP. Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) might ...and more »

What Sun Zhengcai's sudden fall reveals about Xi's rule - Asia Times

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which opens on October 18, could have been another crucial step on Sun Zhengcai's path to holding a top leadership role in China's ruling party. But under the ironclad rule of Xi Jinping ...and more »

China's Communist Party punishes over 1.34 million officials under Xi Jinping's disciplinary watchdog - Firstpost

Beijing: Over a million grassroots-level Chinese officials have been punished in the sweeping anti- corruption campaign launched by President Xi Jinping, which also effectively helped to consolidate his power. Ahead of this month's key National ...and more »