Delegates to the 19th National Congress in Beijing will be fed buffets of “homestyle” cooking rather than lavish banquets. Source: Shutterstock

The prawns are off, but keep your hair on! China’s Communist Party trims the frills at Beijing congress

Thrift overcomes extravagance at twice-a-decade event as organisers call time on banquets, bouquets and barbers

Topic |   China's leadership reshuffle 2017

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Delegates to the 19th National Congress in Beijing will be fed buffets of “homestyle” cooking rather than lavish banquets. Source: Shutterstock
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