Long after retirement, Jiang Zemin continues to exert his influence

The former party chief may have retired a decade ago, but his lingering influence makes him one of the most powerful men in China

Topic |   18th Party Congress


Cary Huang

Cary Huang

Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.