A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping knows China can’t be great without taking care of its environment

Christine Loh says the emphasis on environmental protection coming from both the president and the constitution is a natural continuation of the party’s agenda of modernisation and social uplift

Topic |   China pollution

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A man wearing a mask for protection against pollution walks by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping, in Beijing on October 26. Xi, considered China’s most powerful and influential leader in decades, has made environmental clean-up and sustainability central to his agenda. Photo: AP
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