Xi Jinping
CPC’s 20th Congress: End of an Era, the Dawn of Another

The curtains drew close on the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on 22nd October 2022. The CPC’s national congresses are one of the most important gatherings not only for China as elite politics witness personnel changes ....

Assessment of China’s 20th Party Congress

Presenting the Work Report titled ‘Hold High the Great Banner of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics and Strive in Unity to Build a Modern Socialist Country in all Respects’, at the opening session of the 20th Party Congress on October 16, 202....

China: Daily Scan, October 25, 2022

Chinese 'artificial sun' marks new breakthrough: Global Times October 21, 2022
The new generation of artificial sun HL-2M in the Southwestern Institute of Physics Photo: Courtesy of the Southwestern Institute of Physics. A new breakthro....

The Changing Nature of ‘Collective Leadership’ in Xi’s China Part II

Return to Mao-era Politics: Death of Collective Leadership under Xi?
Loyalty, personal connections and familial ties (guanxi, 关系) are perhaps the defining element of Chinese elite politics. Some analystsOctober 21, 2022 International Relations and Diplomacy , China , Article , Xi Jinping , CCP , 20th Party Congress , collective leadership , Unified Leadership
China: Daily Scan, October 20, 2022

China's State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet October 19, 2022
The State Council, China's cabinet, on Wednesday announced the appointment and removal of officials. Tang Wenhong was appointed deputy head of the China Intern....

The Changing Nature of ‘Collective Leadership’ in Xi’s China

Right before the third plenum of the fifth National People’s Congress in 1980, Deng Xiaoping, former Chinese leader-in-charge made a speech ‘On the Reform of the System of Party and State Leadership’.

China: Daily Scan, October 17, 2022

Agricultural reform powers China's rise: People’s Daily October 16, 2022
China's economic transformation from a largely rural society to a predominantly prosperous one has been faster than any other in the world thanks to national effo....

The impending beatitude of Xi Jinping

The current wisdom is that Xi has consolidated his authority in the party, installing loyalists in key positions. The forthcoming 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is expected to confirm a third term for President Xi Jinping at its head....

China: Daily Scan, September 28, 2022

Xi stresses forging ahead toward new victory of socialism with Chinese characteristics: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed concerted efforts to forge ahead determinedly toward a new vic....

Pelosi’s visit: Who Won? An after Review

United States’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan can be regarded as one of the most surprising events in the international politics. The last visit by a United States speaker to Taiwan was 25 years ago. The major reason given by her fo....

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