After spending his first term in getting the house in ­order and his team in place, President Xi Jinping is now better prepared for the 19th party congress. Illustration: Pepe Serra

What Xi Jinping’s goals for China say about his focus on personal legacy, just like Mao and Deng

William Zheng says Xi Jinping’s first term was spent on setting the party house in order, aided by anti-graft ally Wang Qishan, and his centenary goal for 2020 ties in nicely with his second term

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After spending his first term in getting the house in ­order and his team in place, President Xi Jinping is now better prepared for the 19th party congress. Illustration: Pepe Serra
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