President Xi Jinping’s allies Ding Xuexiang (left) and Huang Kunming have been named, respectively, director of the general office of the Central Committee and head of the central propaganda department. Photo: Handout

Xi Jinping’s allies named as head of propaganda, chief of staff as president tightens grip on power

Move comes after other trusted associates were named party bosses of Shanghai, Guangdong over the weekend

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President Xi Jinping’s allies Ding Xuexiang (left) and Huang Kunming have been named, respectively, director of the general office of the Central Committee and head of the central propaganda department. Photo: Handout
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