The abolition of presidential term limits would send a message that Xi Jinping and his initiatives were here to stay, observers say.Illustration: Henry Wong

End to term limits at the top may be start of global backlash for China, analysts say

Letting Xi Jinping stay on as president could boost the country’s offshore drives but also raise the stakes from one man’s bad decisions, they say 

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The abolition of presidential term limits would send a message that Xi Jinping and his initiatives were here to stay, observers say.Illustration: Henry Wong
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Shi Jiangtao

Shi Jiangtao

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.

Kristin Huang

Kristin Huang

Kristin Huang is a senior China reporter, who focuses on diplomacy and defence. She joined the Post in 2016 and previously reported for China Review News Agency. Kristin is interested in security in northeast Asia and China's growing military might.