China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the third plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the third plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the third plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

analysis | Change to Chinese presidency term limits could signal overhaul of role

Under the Chinese political system, true power lies with the general secretary, but Xi Jinping could be aiming to shift the dynamic

Topic |   China's Two Sessions 2018
China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the third plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the third plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the third plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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