China's Premier Li Keqiang speaks during the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 5, 2017.Photo: Reuters
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Richard Harris

As the Communist Party’s congress looms, politics trump all else in China

A deep power play; a papal court full of intrigue; the Battle of the Princelings; a real life House of Cards, is being played out in front of our eyes.

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China's Premier Li Keqiang speaks during the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 5, 2017.Photo: Reuters
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