President Xi Jinping waves during the introduction of the new Politburo Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Why Xi Jinping’s China model is about both material and spiritual rejuvenation

Patrick Mendis says the Chinese president has plans for his country’s development that, like Alexander Hamilton’s in the US, could spill over into both social and religious realms

Topic |   Xi Jinping
President Xi Jinping waves during the introduction of the new Politburo Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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