The policy-setting plenum this week will map out China’s way forward, and President Xi Jinping is expected to use the occasion to further strengthen the party's power and rally officials behind him. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Soul-searching for China’s Communist Party elite as they consider way ahead

  • This week’s plenum has the task of determining how to meet the party’s biggest challenge – itself
  • Experts say the occasion will be used to further strengthen its grip on power
Topic |   Xi Jinping
The policy-setting plenum this week will map out China’s way forward, and President Xi Jinping is expected to use the occasion to further strengthen the party's power and rally officials behind him. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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