Ding Laihang, who turns 60 next month, is tipped to take the top job when Ma Xiaotian retires
Published: 10:52pm, 23 Aug, 2017
Updated: 2:55pm, 20 Jul, 2018
Catherine Wong is a reporter with the South China Morning Post in Beijing, where she focuses on China’s diplomacy and defence policy.
Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.