Deputy propaganda chief Tuo Zhen speaks to reporters at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: EPA
Deputy propaganda chief Tuo Zhen speaks to reporters at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: EPA

Economic and political reforms take centre stage at China’s party congress curtain-raiser

Beijing will try to balance reducing debt with maintaining growth and won’t ‘blindly copy other countries’ when it comes to politics, spokesman says

Deputy propaganda chief Tuo Zhen speaks to reporters at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: EPA
Deputy propaganda chief Tuo Zhen speaks to reporters at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: EPA
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