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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 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 »

A Summary of the Nearly Million Officials Disciplined Under Xi Jinping - The Epoch Times

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has been relentless in his pursuit of corrupt officials within the Chinese Communist Party, cementing his power along the way. Most of the officials he has purged through his anti-corruption campaign are Party members loyal to ...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 »

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 »

China's 19th Party Congress: Xi Jinping looks to cement authority - The Straits Times

A five-yearly leadership transition gets under way when China's ruling Chinese Communist Party convenes its national congress from Oct 18. This is expected to strengthen President Xi Jinping's already firm grip on power over party and state. The ...and more »

The Chinese Communist Party: Candid and Transparent? - The Diplomat

As the upcoming Chinese Communist Party (CCP) 19th Party Congress brings new changes to China's elite politics and national development, foreign observers will be searching for authoritative Chinese publications to follow new trends. Just as state ...and more »

Chinese watchdog says 1.34 million officials punished for graft since 2013 - Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's anti-graft watchdog said roughly 1.34 million lower-ranking officials have been punished since 2013 under President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive. Chinese flags flutter at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China May 13, 2017.and more »

China's corrupt 'tigers' tipped to be a rarer sight but plenty of 'flies' left to swat - South China Morning Post

Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive is likely to focus less on “tigers” – or senior officials – during his second term in office but there will be no respite for rank-and-file cadres, or “flies”, experts said ahead of a plenary session ...and more »