Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo in an oath-taking ceremony in Shanghai in October. The party chief recently conducted appraisals of all 24 members of the Politburo in what is set to become an annual event. Photo: Xinhua

President Xi Jinping appraises China’s top leaders in another first for all-powerful party chief

Newly inaugurated annual review sees Politburo members assessed on performance, loyalty to the party

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (centre) leads the members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo in an oath-taking ceremony in Shanghai in October. The party chief recently conducted appraisals of all 24 members of the Politburo in what is set to become an annual event. Photo: Xinhua
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