President Xi Jinping delivers a 1½-hour speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP President Xi Jinping delivers a 1½-hour speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
President Xi Jinping delivers a 1½-hour speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping pays tribute to his predecessors, but were any of them invited?

  • Previous events marking anniversary of China’s reform and opening up have been attended by a line-up of retired state leaders in show of unity – not this year

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President Xi Jinping delivers a 1½-hour speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP President Xi Jinping delivers a 1½-hour speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
President Xi Jinping delivers a 1½-hour speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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