Mao Zedong’s portrait at Tiananmen in Beijing was replaced with a new one on September 28, as China prepares to celebrate National Day and Communist Party leaders gear up for the 19th party congress. Photo: AFP

At 68, the People’s Republic of China will continue to exceed expectations

Chi Wang says China’s transformation from strife-torn nation to global heavyweight could hardly have been imagined at the time he left for America as a young boy. This gives hope as Xi Jinping tries to steer the country in a new direction

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Mao Zedong’s portrait at Tiananmen in Beijing was replaced with a new one on September 28, as China prepares to celebrate National Day and Communist Party leaders gear up for the 19th party congress. Photo: AFP
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