Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua via AP) Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua via AP)
Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua via AP)
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China leaves world in no doubt that nothing will stop its advance

  • Ruling party elite lays out blueprint for next 15 years with particular emphasis on innovation, the need to gradually reduce external dependence, national security and to rival the United States

Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua via AP) Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua via AP)
Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua via AP)
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