Wang Hao has been appointed party secretary of Xian and a member of the Shaanxi provincial leadership. Photo: Sina

Communist Party names Wang Hao new chief of scandal-hit Chinese city Xian

  • The 55-year-old has been transferred from Tangshan in Hebei to take up top job in important economic centre that was vacant for over six months
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Wang Hao has been appointed party secretary of Xian and a member of the Shaanxi provincial leadership. Photo: Sina
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The Communist Party’s Central Committee will meet in Beijing in October but no date has been released. Photo: AP

China’s Communist Party elite to meet in October after a year’s delay

  • Central Committee was expected to meet last autumn but gathering was put off amid trade war and Hong Kong unrest
  • Postponement suggests lack of consensus on big issues, observers say
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The Communist Party’s Central Committee will meet in Beijing in October but no date has been released. Photo: AP
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